Entries by Jasmin

Day 3: Dance of the Wild Thing

Today’s dance is inspired by the tale of King Charles VI of France who entertained wedding guests by dressing up as a Wodewose (a wild man of the forest). Unfortunately, their costumes set on fire as they were dancing and the King had to be extinguished by a lady’s large skirt. We’re going a bit […]

Day 2: The Salterello

It’s day 2 of our Medieval Movement Week and today we’re learning a twist on the Salterello, a hoppy dance from the 1400’s. Send us any clips of you dancing along at home! events@winterbournebarn.org.uk The music from our videos this week is courtesy of A Merrie Noyse. You can listen to more of their tracks […]

Medieval Movement Week!

Ever wanted to know what dance was like back in medieval times? Now’s your chance to find out as we move like medieval folk! We’ll learn a section of dance each day before putting them together in a finale routine at the end of the week. Each day has a different theme, all inspired by […]

The Dinner Party!

We’ve spent the week getting ready for our Medieval Dinner Party at Home and now it’s time to eat! Please do share your creations with us on Facebook, we’d love to see them! These videos are free, although we warmly welcome donations to our Just Giving page here.  

Medieval Dinner Party at Home Day 5

Today is day 5 and we’re cooking up some vegetable pottage for lunch! These videos are free, although we warmly welcome donations to our Just Giving page. Please do share your creations with us, we’d love to see them!

Medieval Dinner Party at Home Day 4

Create your own Medieval Dinner Party at Home! A wonderful opportunity for the whole family to try some living history. Today is day 4 and we’re baking some bread! These videos are free, although we warmly welcome donations to our Just Giving page here. Please do share your creations with us, we’d love to see […]

Medieval Dinner Party at Home Day 3

Today is day 3 and we’re making a medieval candle centrepiece using an old loo roll tube! We’ll add a new video at 10am every morning of the week of 1st Feb to show you how to create different elements for your medieval inspired dinner party experience, all using things you might have around the […]

Medieval Dinner Party at Home Day 2

Today is day 2 and we’re making a medieval inspired harp using an old cardboard box and some elastic bands! These videos are free, although we warmly welcome donations to our Just Giving page here.​ Please do share your creations with us, we’d love to see them!

Medieval Dinner Party at Home Day 1

Create your own Medieval Dinner Party at Home! A wonderful opportunity for the whole family to try some living history. Today is day 1 and we’re making a medieval tunic from an old pillow case! We’ll add a new video at 10am every morning of the week of 1st Feb to show you how to […]

Barn Renovations Talk

Renovations to Winterbourne Medieval Barn were completed in March 2020, bringing much needed new facilities to update this community heritage hub. Join Architect Steve Simkins from West Waddy ADP and Operations Manager Chris Foster from Corbel Conservation Ltd as they talk about the work undertaken and how the site has transformed. This was filmed in […]