What’s the gathering about?

If you've never been to the Gathering before and you love nature and the outdoors, then we have the family show for you - Wilderness Gathering, a unique Bushcraft event, is the longest running and still the original festival of bushcraft, survival and primitive living skills.

The Gathering has become a social event and brings together families and friends, all those interested in Bushcraft and Wilderness living skills to enjoy four days of knowledge sharing in a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere

What's On

  1. Workshops
  2. Demonstrations
  3. Interactive Bushcraft
  4. Live Music
    • The Strangers Club
    • Adam Sweet plus one
    • Andy Grant
    • River Roots
  5. Kids Activities
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Childrens Bushcraft

The Coyote Clubs were introduced in 2005 and host a comprehensive range of events and activities specifically tailored for children from 5 to 15 year old.

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The Masterclass

The Masterclasses were introduced in 2005 and are your opportunity to study your favourite Bushcraft subject in depth with a leading Bushcraft instructors.

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Bow Making Course

This course will be run at the Gathering by Traditional Bowyer Phil Brooke who runs Chosen Paths Bushcraft and is head instructor at Woodcraft School.

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Tickets: There are just two types of ticket you can buy to attend the Gathering, the Whole Event ticket which is all-inclusive unless otherwise stated (e.g. Masterclasses) and the Day ticket which gives you access to the site - individual courses are extra. There are no tickets available for just 1 night or 2 nights camping

Day Tickets: 0900 to 1730 on either Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 2019. Day ticket includes entry to the show either on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, participation in events and demonstrations. To attend Bushcraft courses which run on each day is an additional £10 per course per person.

Whole Event Tickets: from 1400 Thursday 15th to 1700 Sunday 18th August 2019. Whole Event ticket includes four days of woodland or open field camping with toilet and shower facilities, all the bushcraft courses and activities for all the family throughout the whole of the event, including Music on Friday and Saturday night and storytelling around the central camp fire.

Logs: Ed Knight will be on site touring the camping field and parking up in the farmyard, so if you run out he has a ready supply at a reasonable price.