- Fire by Friction with charcloth, flint and steel
- Wreath making
- Make your own ‘everlasting’ stove
- Christmas tree decorations
- Hot spiced apple juice
- Sweet potato and cheese
- Soup and roll
- Bannock cake
Caroline Bwango, Emergency Medicine Doctor and Beth Collier, Nature based psychotherapist, will give a talk packed full of information and useful tips on how to look after yourself outdoors in winter. They will cover the common risks that cold weather presents in being active outdoors and how to avoid common cold injuries. Learn how to stay out in the field longer and more comfortably!
William Bottaci will be leading us in stargazing, paying particular attention to stars which can aid us in navigation.
Our Guest Speakers
Caroline Bwango is an Emergency Medicine Doctor currently working in a busy London A & E department. She is passionate about the outdoors and has extensive experience as an expedition and humanitarian medic having worked in the far flung rainforests of Guyana, remote villages in the Himalayas and in a refugee camp in Jordan with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Her favourite activities are water based and she hopes her next expedition will be somewhere in Africa where she can paddle to her heart’s delight.
William Bottaci is Secretary of the Croydon Astronomical Society. He is responsible for tours at the Kenley Observatory, a wonderful resource within the borough.