A Jam-packed Amazing Line-up at The Bushcraft Show 2017.

A Jam-packed Amazing Line-up at The Bushcraft Show 2017.

27-29 May 2017

Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes, Rosliston, Derbyshire.



We challenge anyone to come to The Bushcraft Show and not go home having learned something new. We have an array of expert speakers, activities and demonstrations where you can build upon your knowledge, ask questions and try your hand. The stall holders are always willing to share their advice and demonstrate their products to you, so don’t be afraid to ask.



We have a double timetable for the evening entertainment. With two bands on Saturday and Sunday night and a band exclusive to the weekend visitors on the Friday night, you will certainly get to enjoy your evenings as much as your days.

We also have fire-twirling displays, bedtime stories around the campfire, Pre-historic themed fancy dress competition, Will Lord and Simon Barnard are putting on a show called ‘Evolution of Mankind’, which you will be seriously entertained by.


There is a Communal Campfire for everyone to mingle around, be social or play their instruments.


We have evening talks too this year in our Parachute Powwow Zone featuring, Johan Skullman, Dave Canterbury, Richard Harpham and more. We will also be running our traditional auction where you can bid on amazing bushcraft items that have been donated by visitors and companies for a great cause.


Activities & Demonstrations

Camp Cooking, Fire-lighting, Spoon Carving, Archery, Rifle Shooting, Axe Throwing, Birds of Prey Handling, Specialist Classes, Leathercraft, Fishing, Navigation, Game Preparation, Net Making, Woodland Walks, Foraging, Felting, Sharpening Skills, Star Lore, Night Walks, Bread Making, Friction Firelighting, Tracking Challenge Competition, Field-Craft Skills, Making Water Safe.


Expert Speakers

We challenge any outdoors event to have such an array of skilled outdoorsmen and women sharing their expert skills at one single event. Ray Mears is recognised throughout the world as one of the leading authorities on Bushcraft and Survival. Dave Canterbury is a survival expert best known as co-host of the reality TV show Dual Survival which he starred in for two seasons. He is the New York Times bestselling author of BUSHCRAFT 101. Author of the SAS Survival Handbook, Lofty Wiseman should need no introduction in the world of bushcraft & survival. Other key speaker include; Jason Ingamells, Will Lord, Johan Skullman, Richard Harpham, Kevan Palmer, Dr. Sarita Robinson, Barn the Spoon, Perry McGee, Pablo, Jack Perks, Fraser Christian, Ffyona Campbell, Dr. Lisa Fenton, Paul Kirtley, John Sullivan, Johan Skullman, Ray Goodwin and Dave Watson.


Water Zone

Open Canoeing, Zorbing, Cardboard Box Raft Race, Canoe Camping Clinic, Fishing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Boards, British Canoeing 1 star qualification.


Woodland Craft Zone sponsored by Morakniv

Carve a Spoon or Wooden Pendant, Knife Sharpening Skills, Spoon Carving Clinic with Barn the Spoon, Wood Crafting Tools, Carving Skills and Techniques sessions. 


Bush Tucker

We have an array of caterers including, pizza, jacket potatoes, bison burgers, hog roast with vegan and vegetarian options. Local ales and drinks are available throughout the weekend too.


Bushcraft Bairns

Den Building, Cave Art, Low-ropes Course, Spoon Carving, Face Painting, Field Archery, Rifle Shooting, Birds of Prey Handling, Story Telling, Chill-out & Reading Yurt, Leathercraft, Pond Dipping, Low Ropes Journey, Tracking Challenge Competition, Knife Safety Instruction, Firelighting Techniques, Pyrography, Circus Skills. 


Holistic Zone – New for 2017

This year we have daily yoga classes around the edge of the lake and you can experience a real Finnish Sauna experience run by Finn-Savotta Oy.


Specialist Classes

Wildlife Photography, Flintknapping, Wild Food Walks, Bronze Age Casting.


Woodland Games

Wild Dodgeball, Scavenger Hunt, Zombie Survival, Grass Rope Tug of War, Woodland Field Archery.


Plus so much more…


Provisional Timetables go live on 8th May 2017 – www.thebushcraftshow.co.uk

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