Become a Celtic apprentice this Bank Holiday

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This Bank Holiday become a Celtic apprentice, when under the guidance and instruction of Celtic characters you will get the chance to try many of the activities necessary for daily life in an iron age dwelling.

Have you ever tried to build a cobb oven? Ever cooked with a Fulacht Fiadh? Tried wicker weaving or wattle & daub? Made pottery or helped build a boat? Probably not, but this is your opportunity to try these new skills and see first-hand how life was for a Celtic family.

On Monday, May 30, from 11am–5pm the Navan Centre & Fort, Armagh are offering you the chance to become a Celtic Apprentice for the day!

This promises to be a great family day out as Celtic characters show how they live from day to day and train you on how to be a Celt.

They will be making a cobb oven and need you to get your hands dirty to help them out. How creative can you be with your wicker weaving? The Celts used this to make fences around their homes, garlands etc. and now is your opportunity to try this new skill.

Make some pottery and paint a shield to get ready to go to battle. See how the Celts cook and even try using a bread oven, fire pit and fulacht fiadh.

No booking is required, just drop in and enjoy all the fun! Normal admission charges apply.

For information contact: Navan Centre & Fort, 81 Killylea Road, Armagh. BT60 4LD. Tel 028 3752 9644 or www.navan.com