Chance to show your wild side

BUDDING Ray Mears’ can show off their bushcraft skills at a Hartlepool venue.

The town’s Summerhill hosting Bushcraft Bonanza on Sunday, June 23.

From 11am to 2pm, visitors can join the Wild Green Spaces and Summerhill teams to try shelter building, fire lighting (without a match) and cord making using natural materials.

The event is suitable for anyone aged seven and over, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Those who take part must wear old or outdoor clothing, strong boots and take a packed lunch and drink if they are staying all day. Tools and gloves will be provided.

No previous experience is necessary, but people must book in advance by calling (01429) 284584.