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Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

COVID-19 update

COVID-19 update November 2020

All of our courses and events scheduled to take place in November 2020 are postponed until next year. If you were due to attend one of our courses or events this month, we have emailed you outlining your options.  Please get in touch and let us know what you’d like to do. We wish each […]


Quince jam

Quince is a non-native tree in the rose family.  It’s related to apples and pears, in fact the fruits look a bit like an oversized pear.  It’s often grown for it’s attractive pink blossom but the fruits are not to be overlooked. Here’s a simple recipe for quince jam, a wonderful accompaniment to cheeses and […]

quince jam

what are fairy rings

What are fairy rings

On a recent 2 Day Fruits & Fungus Foraging course we were asked ‘What are fairy rings?’.  This is a great question and one with a fascinating answer.  It’s all to do with the way that some species of mushrooms grow and reproduce.  In the fields near to our ancient woodland camp, it tends to […]