1948 Original Equipment
1948 Original Equipment has been conceived from experience, and a desire to shape the future. Many great explorers have made subtle modifications to their equipment to make tomorrow a little better. We are a specialist company that seeks out and provides original equipment for anyone interested in travel and the great outdoors.
A.R.C.Weld - Welders & Blacksmiths
ARC Weld makes tri-pods, fire pans, firelighting steels and many more items that are useful to the modern bushcrafter. All equipment supplied is tested and used on a regular basis by the 234 Scout group based in Birmingham.
At Army Sales we stock a vast range of Genuine British Military Surplus kit and equipment. Whilst our Specialist Sector is Field Catering and Expedition Gear, we also cover a broad spectrum of items from Modern Military Surplus Clothing & Boots to Great Outdoor Pursuit & Camping Products.
BBQ4U & Hog Roasts - Graham Eyes High Class Butcher
bbq4u was founded and is run by a high class butcher. With over 30 years experience, Graham and his team know everything there is to know about catering giving our customers peace of mind as well as mind blowing food. The sight of a perfectly roasted hog giving off a mouth-watering aroma is an important aspect of any event. Our Free Range hog roast barm cakes are the best in the land.
Beaver Bushcraft Trading Post
Under the exclusive ‘Shark’ Logo, we make traditional leather belts, ‘Possible’ pouches, belt loops, knife, axe & folding saw sheaths, traditional drinking bottles and bespoke leather items.
We supply a comprehensive array of Bushcraft gear from traditional to modern Tinderboxes, to the very best Sharpening equipment available, including hi-tech Diamond Sharpening Whetstones and our exclusive honing ‘Black Strop’© range.
We will be demonstrating Fire Lighting and Sharpening Techniques all weekend, so pop over, restock your supplies and get your knives sharpened to ‘Razor Shark’ perfection.
Ben & Lois Orford
Ben and Lois Orford are based in Herefordshire. They both have a strong background in Woodland Crafts and use this knowledge and experience of the outdoors to create a selection of highly practical tools and leatherwork for the discerning bushcrafter.
Ben makes bespoke Bushcraft knives, Spoon knives and carving tools and Lois makes leather pouches, axe loops and covers, knife and saw sheaths. They are also experienced Green woodworkers and will be demonstrating these skills throughout the weekend. Please feel free to come over and have a chat.
Beneath The Stars – Leathercraft
Bluebells Ice Cream
Bluebells Ice cream is all homemade and handcrafted with great care and attention from the finest ingredients by Oliver Brown. We use only our own fresh milk which travels less than 20 metres from the milking parlour. The cows all graze on the fields surrounding Bluebells and are looked after and milked by Geoff Brown.
Bouverie Lodge Bison Farm
Here at Bouverie Lodge in Leicestershire, we rear all our own Bison & Deer, and have a herd of about 200 of each. At this show we are cooking our wonderful burgers (ALL GLUTEN FREE) and in the evenings we will be serving Bison Chilli and Venison Stew. A tase of something different, wholesome, healthy, nutricious and above all delicious.
Bushcraft & Survival Skills Magazine
Bushcraft & Survival Skills Magazine is a valuable resource; enhancing your existing knowledge, teaching you new skills, answering your questions and keeping you up to date with courses and equipment suited to bushcraft use. Bushcraft & Survival Skills magazine takes you on a bushcraft adventure even when you can’t get to the woods!
BUSHCRAFTTOOLS.COM will be exhibiting and demonstrating their latest Fire Piston. Unlike other Fire Pistons, their latest models is transparent allowing you to see what happens in that moment of compression. Visit their stand for a ‘hands-on’ demonstration on how to create fire by compressing air using a Fire Piston.
Camperccino Ltd is a family business catering for shows and events. We provide a mobile barista coffee service, tea, hot chocolates and soft drinks.
We are coffee lovers and understand the importance a high quality beverage can make. We use a 100% Columbian Arabica coffee bean sourced and roasted by a local company. If coffee is not your drink try our tea. It’s a Ceylon blend and is provided by a specialist company in Yorkshire.
Welcome to Canoe Trail, the home of canoeing, kayaking and adventurous activities. We are an award winning family run business offering canoe, kayak and SUP rental and coaching on the beautiful River Great Ouse and trips and expeditions further afield. We have a riverside woodland campsite and provide a wide range of activities for corporate team building events, family adventures and groups. Our instructors and coaches have completed many iconic journeys to remote locations all over the world.
CenCoutts is a family run business trading in camouflage clothing for the last four years. Our passion for military clothing has driven our range, to stock genuine military surplus or source high quality after-market designs maintaining the integrity of the pattern. Blend In To Stand Out.
Clansman Fire are a group of fire performers based in Edinburgh, whose performances are influenced by Scottish Culture and History. They use a variety of fire props including poi, fans and charcoal based effect props to deliver highly energetic and spectacular performances.
DD Hammocks supply an exciting range of camping hammocks and tarps for use in conditions around the world. They will have a few hammocks up for folk to try out at the show and are looking forward to meeting everyone this weekend. Only exhibiting Saturday and Sunday.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is one of 47 local Trusts around the UK working to promote and protect local wildlife.
They are the only organisation in Derbyshire working to protect all wildlife across the whole county. They manage 42 nature reserves, including moorland, wetlands, woodlands and wildflower meadows.
They work with schools, local communities, local authorities, landowners and others to promote and protect the natural environment. They are a Registered Charity, supported by 14,000 members.
Dragon Fire by Steve Noble
Dragon Fire offers a variety of fire boxes, trivets and tripods along with an eclectic mix of vintage and refurbished lanterns, burners, enamelware, deck chairs and leather pouches.
Many items are derived from scrap, re-cycled and up-cycled wherever possible. This approach means that many items will be bespoke one offs.
Come and have a browse, if you don’t see what you want, let us know for a bespoke solution. We look forward to meeting you.
Ecole de Bushcraft
Ecole de Bushcraft is the first bushcraft and survival school in France with NCFE qualifications. They organise a variety of courses in Brittany, France, ranging from half-day to week courses including bushcraft, survival, bow hunting, navigation and sailing. They also retail equipment for all their activities.
English Handmade Knives
Readymade knives and all knifemaking components for Bushcraft work, Hunters, Fishermen and Collectors. All of our products are sourced from the UK, Scandinavia, America, Africa and Australia. There is no mass production line, just one pair of hands, treating each knife and sheath as pieces of living and working art.
Faversham Fudge are pleased to attend The Bushcraft Show again this year to service all the great clients from last year along with new visitors that will enjoy a marvellous time, learning skills to look after themselves in the natural world. To this end, besides the fudge, we will demonstrate, fire lighting, make tea with a Gillie Kettle, Spoon carving using a shaving horse, plus the sale of items that a bushman may well use.
Finn-Savotta Oy is family-owned company, established in 1955. Savotta is a manufacturer of carrying and accommodation systems for consumers and official users, like Finnish Defence Forces and Red Cross. Finn- Savotta is one of the best known outdoor brands in Finland and has a reputation as a manufacturer of a long lasting and robust backpacks, rucksacks and tents for tough conditions. We make our products, like you were making it for yourself – To last.
In 1960, Åke Nordin founded Fjӓllrӓven in his basement in the Swedish town of Örnsköldsvik. From its very first innovative framed backpacks and lightweight outdoor jackets, Fjӓllrӓven has stayed true to its original mission of making it easier for more people to enjoy and stay comfortable in the great outdoors. Backed by its impressive heritage, the company has continued to grow and develop and its clothing and equipment is now popular with outdoor and bushcraft enthusiasts all around the world.
Every Fjӓllrӓven product is characterised by its functional, durable and timeless design and the company is best known for its durable and adaptable G-1000® fabric. A hardwearing blend of polyester and cotton, the fabric is incredibly practical for life outdoors and offers protection from sun, wind, light rain, insects and rough undergrowth. The robust fabric can also be adapted to suit the conditions with Fjӓllrӓven’s natural Greenland Wax.
French Connection caterers serve sweet and savoury crepes, including a variety of vegetarian options too. We also serve hot bacon and sausage baguettes, all with tasty extras and a wide range of cold filled baguettes. Our freshly cooked food is complimented by a selection of hot and cold drinks and a variety of homemade cakes.
Fudge's Traditional Applejack
Applejack, almost as ancient as cider itself! Throughout history, cider makers would leave a barrel of cider out for ‘Jack Frost’ to freeze and remove the ice, leaving, for some reason, strong liquor behind. The process became known as ‘jacking’ and was how strong liquor was made before we discovered distillation. The product became known as ‘Applejack’.
Giles Newman Wood Carving
Giles Newman is a nature inspired wood carver creating one-off, unique pieces of usable art, from wooden spoons to jewellery. With only an axe and knives, and using traditional woodcraft techniques, each piece is lovingly and individually hand crafted from wind-fallen, foraged and sustainably sourced wood.
Gourangaoo sell a wide range of handcrafted clothing and knitwear from the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, which is crafted by artisans in the Kathmandu Valley using the finest quality fabrics and wool. They regularly visit their suppliers to ensure the very best working conditions and above average wages for all employees. They Pride themselves on the Quality of their garments and hope you will appreciate the natural beauty of each individual creation too!
Green Man Knives
Tim Chilcott comes to knife making at Green Man Knives after a 25 year career as a master silversmith binging his meticulous eye for detail to his work making fine cutting tools and their sheathes. Knives for bushcraft, game preparation, wood carving and cooking are all part of his repertoire.
Hare and Tabor
Hare and Tabor produces t shirts, cards and other products celebrating folklore, nature, traditions and history. Many of the designs are based on old woodcuts and book illustrations and have a history and story behind them, which we like to pass on in the detailed descriptions. In this way, we also hope to make the experience of visiting our stall educational.
Holts will be bringing amazing and exclusive offers to the Bushcraft show this year so get ready to grab a bargain! – Holts Outdoors believes in adventure – Travelling the world, shooting, camping or just taking the dog over the fields, visit us to explore our great ranges from tents to wellies and all things DofE – A family independent retailer delivering great value to all our customers at www.holtsoutdoors.co.uk or our store in Newhall near Swadlincote and Burton-on-Trent. The Great Outdoors for less…
Lee Valley Almost Wild Campsite, Broxbourne
Get back to nature this rugged, natural, 17 pitch almost wild campsite which is nestled amongst mature woodland and grassy glade. With none of the trappings of more commercial campsites you’ll be able camp out under the stars, hang a hammock from the trees and light an open fire in one of the fire pits provided. Solar powered, motion sensor lights limit light pollution, composting toilets and cold water tap complete this unadorned campsite to ensure that you get that truly wild camping experience.
MilitaryMart – Hoods (UK)
The Home of Army Surplus.
We at MilitaryMart specialise in Ex Army surplus kit from all over the world, we source suppliers and buy direct cutting the cost to you the customer… Not only do we sell Military Surplus we have a large complement of outdoor pursuits and camping equipment. We usually hold large stocks of Swedish trangia’s, reindeer hides, scandanivan rucksacks, military clothing and much much more……………
Nearly Wild Camping
We are a growing network of locations willing to host campers who are looking for a wilder, secluded or quieter camping experience. Bringing together ambassadors for the countryside, heritage and wildlife, with those seeking to explore and learn through informal fun. We are a co-operative working together for everyone’s benefit.
Nordic Outdoor are based in the heart of central Scotland and are passionate about the outdoors. Nordic Outdoor are the U.K. importers and stockists of many Scandinavian brands including Gränsfors Bruks Axes, Tentipi Tents, Mora Knives, Aclima, Fjallraven, Lundhags and of course, Light My Fire. Check us out For the very best in Scandinavian outdoor clothing and equipment.
Olive's Tea Room
A new local family-run business, serving our customers with a friendly smile. Providing freshly made sandwiches & rolls, delicious pastries & a selection of spoilt for choice cakes, pastries and gateaux. Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, and a selection of bottled pop and water. All our produce is sourced locally, giving you the best scrummy lunch. Offering an eat-in service for those who need a break and also takeaway service for those who still have the energy!
Oregano Kitchen Pizza Alfresco
Oregano Kitchen is a mobile, artisan wood-fired pizza company.
Our Neapolitan style pizzas are handmade and made to order by us while you wait, from only the finest and freshest ingredients.
For the perfect Italian taste, a pizza has to be cooked in a wood fired oven – providing a unique and delicious flavour. Cooked in a few minutes at 400C in our custom built clay oven.
We have Vegan, Veggie, and Gluten-Free options available.
Outback2basics deliver hands-on Stone Age history sessions for schools around the country, bringing the Stone Age alive with an interactive timeline and practical workshops. We have lived as Stone Age people in the Wilds of America with no modern equipment roaming the wilderness as true nomadic hunter gatherers and use our own stories to teach these skills. We use the woodlands as an outdoor classroom inspiring people to be outside through primitive skills and Bushcraft programmes.
Preppers Shop UK
Preppers Shop UK is the UK’s only preppers shop specialising in survival and emergency preparedness. We have a huge range of products from NBC, Water purification, Bug out bags etc. Check us out at The Bushcraft Show and every emergency need.
Septimus Spyder Drinks
We are a medieval brewhouse producing a range of soft drinks brewed from plants which include; Ginger Beer, Dandelion and Burdock, Sarsaparilla, Root Beer and Cream Soda.
Silverback Bushcraft offer Bushcraft, Survival and First Aid training in the heart of Robin Hood country. They specialise in entry level to intermediate bushcraft courses, team building survival events and HSE approved outdoor first aid training. Join them at one of their three sites in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire for a wide range of courses to suit all levels including: Family days, navigation courses, one-to-one training and our ever popular bushcraft Birthday parties.
Established in 1973 Springfields have specialised in supplying camping and outdoor equipment both from their retail store and online, more recently the product range has seen a bias to bushcraft products For all your bushcraft requirements and more….
Brilliant British potatoes baked to perfection in a traditional Victorian Oven. They offer a variety of tasty toppings for everyone including all you veggies out there. It’s a healthy hearty meal to satisfy hungry campers and visitors.
Ronnie Sunshines has a full range of dutch ovens, cast iron cookware, camp grills and accessories. David will be on hand to offer expert advice on dutch oven cooking and care and as always there will be lots of fantastic show offers to take advantage off. So be sure to put a visit to the Ronnie Sunshines’ stand on your to do list.
Survival and Medical
Survival and Medical Services was established by Search and Rescue Winchman Ian Bonthrone and his wife Julie, a former Coast Guard, to provide advice training and equipment that is focussed on the Survival and Medical aspects of working, living and enjoying the wilderness. Survival and Medical will have a range of Survival and Medical essentials for the wilderness adventurer
The Bushcraft Store
The Bushcraft Store prides itself on bringing customers the best and highest quality kit from around the World. With brands such as TBS Knives, Ridgeline, Fjallraven, 5.11, Petromax and much, much more we are sure you will find the product for you. 2017 will be a fantastic year as not only are we sponsoring the show again but our new, much larger High Street Store is well and truly open displaying all our quality brands and also includes a Tent / Basha display area.
The Identity Store
For people that make, mend or adapt things out of leather, The Identity Store supply everything you need for making knife sheaths, axe-head covers, flint knapping, strops and blade sharpening leathers, quivers, belts, pouches, moccasins and much more. Sustainable leathers, hardware, books, patterns, tools and best of all friendly advice. Come and see what we do.
The National Tracking School
The National Tracking School, founded by Perry McGee, offers a diverse range of professional tracking and survival services, courses, products and professional consultancy. With over 40 years experience in tracking and the survival industry, Perry, a former detective for 30 years, literally follows in the footsteps of his legendary father, Eddie McGee, and now offers everyone a chance to learn the skills and techniques of this fascinating subject.
Specialists in Adult and Children’s Army Clothing, We aim to provide an excellent product at an affordable price to suit all budgets. We also supply a great range of knives and ex surplus equipment.
The Woodsmith's Store
Tools, books, devices and courses for traditional woodland craft and green woodworking. North-East based, Maurice will be on hand to offer his experience and advice of more than 20 years as a professional woodsman and green woodworker. See the finest greenwood tools, many hand-made from Swedish makers such as Gränsfors Bruks, Wetterlings, Svante Djarv and Hans Karlsson.
Tim has been writing for outdoor magazines since the late 1980s, with work published in Britain, Europe, Canada, the US and Australia. He is a regular contributor to Bushcraft & Survivals Skills Magazine. Tim’s latest book, Canoe Camping, was published last December, and will be available from his lakeside camp.
Tippled Pink Spirits
Tippled Pink Spirits is a small batch artisan Producer of Gin and Vodka, using only natural botanicals/ingredients. We are based in the heart of Sherwood Forest at Thoresby Courtyard where we stock other spirits for example Whisky, Gin, Vodka, Wine, Mead and local craft Beers.
Tollgate Brewery is a craft brewery operating on the National Trust’s Calke Abbey Estate in South Derbyshire. In 18th century converted farm buildings we brew a range of beers and ale in the traditional manner – by hand, using the finest ingredients and with love.
In our 6 Barrel capacity plant we use English malts and hops from around the world to produce beers with real flavour but with a light touch. We use water, barley, wheat and yeast and nothing else, other than a great deal of care and attention, to create our beers.
We love brewing beer and we hope you enjoy drinking it, Responsibly.
Trauma Survival Kits
Trauma Survival Kits offer top quality tactical, combat, and wilderness medical products, at extremely affordable prices. We offer a wide range of Dry & Wet Emergency & Military rations. Our bug out bags are the perfect blend of quality and price. Every item we use is from a reputable name brand company that stands behind their products. Celox, Blizzard Survival, Steroplast, Medtree, ( 5.11 Tactical ) Prometheus Medical Beyond the Beaten Track.
Under Our Wing
Reformed in July 2016 with the new name of Under Our Wing Avian Sanctuary, we a a Derby based Parrot and Owl rescue that offers a ‘home for life’ to pet birds. We have been taking in parrots since 2005 and owls since 2011.
Unlimited Events offers a whole range of activities and Experience Days for Stag and Hen Parties, Corporate Events and Birthdays, from Axe throwing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery, Rally Driving, Go-Karting and much more! With venues throughout the UK and abroad, we will be able offer you an outstanding experience.
Will Lord Prehistoric Experiences
Will Lord Prehistoric Experiences offers services to museums, schools and various communities such as archeological and bushcraft markets. Will is regarded by many as a leading expert of experience and knowledge in ancient survival techniques, commonly termed as Primitive Technology. This is brought to life for his clients through a range of courses and experiences he offers, such as Flint Knapping, Hide Tanning, Bow Making and skill based experiences such as the 5 day Hunter Gatherer Course.
Woodland Bushcraft & Survival
Affordable bushcraft for all.
We supply a large range of handmade paracord products and kits to make your own bracelets. As well as a range of fire starters, knives, axes and saws along the with a variety of handmade leather products. Additionally we have an array of bushcraft and camping items and literature.
Woodland Survival Crafts Ltd
Woodland Survival Crafts has been trading since 1995 and is one of the longest established providers of quality training in bushcraft. At The Bushcraft Show you will be able to get involved in string making as well as getting some tuition in friction firelighting. I will be selling hand made wooden whistles as well as bow and hand drill sets.
Our vision is a UK rich in woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone. We aim to create new native woodland with the help of communities, schools, organisations and individuals. We try to protect our precious ancient woods, restore the ones that are damaged and fight for those under threat. We do this by inspiring people up and down the country to visit woods, plant trees, and enjoy the many benefits that woodland has to offer.
Woodland Ways is the largest provider of Bushcraft & Survival Courses in the United Kingdom, we also retail equipment online and operate the Woodland Ways World of Bushcraft Centre, a completely unique experience store in Bedford. We offer a gigantic range of bushcraft & survival training courses, delivered by Full Time Instructors, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Because we are full time we are also renown as the busiest Survival Course provider in the UK with the frequency of our courses.
Woodlife Trails is the UK’s premier tracking school and was established to provide unique nature-based courses and sessions introducing and immersing participants into our woodlands and forests. Our aim is to start and guide you on a journey of self-discovery through the woodland, heightening your awareness and enabling you to appreciate and get closer to its inhabitants by using a combination of bushcraft, tracking and field craft, techniques. Visit us at our stand.
www.sportssocks.co.uk are sole UK importers of Sherpa X technical socks. Blending natural and synthetic fibres with cutting edge design and multilayer technology, Sherpa X have set the benchmark for performance hiking and mountaineering socks. Whether you are walking in your local hills and woodlands, hiking up Munros in Scotland, multi day trekking, skiing in Chamonix or winter climbing on Ben Nevis, we have socks that will keep you comfortable and help you go further.