Mesolithic

Palaeolithic-Mesolithic Festival

Date
Event
open for all
Organised by
Institut Vremeni (RU)
Country
Russia

On April 27 2019 Institut Vremeni and Moscow Ethnographic Society are holding a local festival at Voronezh dedicated to Western European Palaeolithic-Mesolithic everyday life. Voronezh is home to the famous Kostenki site. The festival is largely supported by the Kostenki Museum and welcomes everyone brave enough to face Stone Age. 

Primitive bowmaking course part 2

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Event
open for all
Organised by
Kim Pasche
Country
Switzerland

This course, taking place on two weekends, will teach participants to make effective bows from freshly harvested wood, from a hunter-gatherer perspective.

Arrow making and linen string making will also be seen, and all participants will leave with their ready-to-tiller bow with its linen fiber string, and a set of arrows.

Javelin thrower – the forgotten Weapon of the Palaeolithic

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Event
open for all
Country
Poland

This event is dedicated to a Paleolithic weapon – the javelin thrower - effective but very little-known in these days. Fortunately, there are still some enthusiasts of this ancient and almost forgotten weapon. You can meet them in Biskupin.

Two-day Flint Knapping Course with Witold Migal

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Event
open for all
Country
Ireland

Join lithic expert Witold Migal of the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw, Poland for a hands-on workshop. You will be able to find proper raw material for making stone tools and understand their use. Experience different knapping methods such as direct percussion with a hard and soft hammer and the basics of the punch and pressure technique.