Saturday March 7th: Furnace, Forge and Kiln – Firing the wood

A day of celebration of the artistic uses of Wytham Woods with archaeologist Peter Hommel, guest poet Joe Butler and a poetry workshop led by Romola Parish, has been rescheduled and will run from 9.30 to 15. 30 on Saturday 7 March.

Programme Outline*

9.30am – Participants meet in Wytham Woods Main Car Park: Introduction by Romola Parish, then walk up to the Wytham Chalet.

10.00am – Meet Pete Hommel, archaeologist, for a smelting demonstration. (Or a fuller talk about current research in Archaeological Science in case of wet weather).

12.30pm – Lunch break at the Chalet (please bring a packed lunch**).

1.15pm – Poetry workshop led by Romola Parish, with readings by guest poet Joe Butler.

3.30pm – Close & Walk back to Wytham Woods Car Park.

* Timings flexible

**Tea & coffee making facilities are available, and biscuits will be provided.

To book via Eventbrite go here To visit Joe Butler’s website go here

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