Wine Tasting Evening

Date: 17th May 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

We welcome Ian Redfearn back to guide us through the aromas and flavours of a range of summery white and red wines from the sun-kissed vineyards of Australia in this informative but fun workshop.

With 25 years experience in the wine trade, Ian makes the ideal host for the evening. He will give some background information on each wine's individual appearance, aroma and flavour, and he will welcome questions and comments. Guaranteed to be a merry evening!

Ian will have a small amount of the wines sampled to sell by the bottle on the evening should you wish to purchase any. Cash and card payments are accepted.

Strictly over 18s only. Please drink responsibly.

Parking for this event is at the Barn, BS36 1SE. There is plenty of bicycle parking available for those arriving on two wheels as well as space for drop off / pick up if you prefer to arrange this.

For those who will be drinking there are plenty of taxi firms serving the area and limited buses to Winterbourne.

The primary purpose of this event is to raise money for WMBT and to support conservation, management, maintenance and improvement of the WMBT site.

Fused Glass Beach Huts Workshop

Date: 10th May 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Join local glass artist, Rachael Durkan from The Glass Cabin for one of her popular fused glass workshops where you can make your own unique and beautiful Beach Huts panel for yourself or as a gift. Suitable for complete beginners as well as those who’ve caught the fused glass bug!

You will have 2.5 hours to create your masterpiece, using a variety of pre-cut glass and glass accessories in an array of beautiful colours. Rachael will have lots of ideas to inspire you and is on hand with design advice throughout the workshop.

PLEASE NOTE – Rachael will take your finished piece away to be fused in her kiln. It will be available for collection from the barn or Rachael directly a couple of weeks after the workshop.

This workshop is suitable for age 16+ (under 18's must be accompanied by an adult)

For safety reasons, please do not wear open toe shoes such as sandals or flip flops. Also a little reminder for people who wear glasses.... due to close up work, you may wish to bring along your spectacles!

Parking for this event is at the Barn, BS36 1SE. 

Tea & coffee will be provided during the introduction and is included in your ticket price. Due to the nature of working with glass refreshments will not be permitted during the actual workshop.

The primary purpose of this event is to raise money for WMBT and to support conservation, management, maintenance and improvement of the WMBT site.

Fused Glass Workshop

Date: 10th May 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Join local glass artist, Rachael Durkan from The Glass Cabin for one of her popular fused glass workshops where you can make your own unique and beautiful item for yourself or as a gift. You have the option of making a Bristol balloon, flower panel or freestyle hanging. Suitable for complete beginners as well as those who’ve caught the fused glass bug!

You will have 2 hours to create your masterpiece, using a variety of pre-cut glass and glass accessories in an array of beautiful colours. There will be plenty of templates to choose from or you can create your own design. Rachael will have lots of ideas to inspire you and is on hand with design advice throughout the workshop.

PLEASE NOTE – Rachael will take your finished piece away to be fused in her kiln. It will be available for collection from the barn or Rachael directly a couple of weeks after the workshop.

This workshop is suitable for age 16+ (under 18's must be accompanied by an adult)

For safety reasons, please do not wear open toe shoes such as sandals or flip flops. Also a little reminder for people who wear glasses.... due to close up work, you may wish to bring along your spectacles!

Parking for this event is at the Barn, BS36 1SE. 

Tea & coffee will be provided during the introduction and is included in your ticket price. Due to the nature of working with glass refreshments will not be permitted during the actual workshop.

The primary purpose of this event is to raise money for WMBT and to support conservation, management, maintenance and improvement of the WMBT site.

Children’s Glass Mosaic Workshop

Date: 11th April 2024
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Join local glass artist, Rachael Durkan from The Glass Cabin at 9:30am or 11:30am for one of her popular fused glass workshops, but this one is specifically for our younger crafters!

Create a mosaic style fused glass sun catcher using a variety of pre-cut glass and accessories in array of beautiful colours.
There are plenty of templates to choose from or you can design your own panel. Make a 10cm square or egg shaped sun catcher. 
The lovely thing about making a glass panel as a child is that your creation will last forever, glass does not deteriorate or lose its beautiful colour and shine!

Suitable for complete beginners as well as those who’ve caught the fused glass bug! Ages 8years +
Please note: under 18s must remained accompanied on The Barn site at all times.

The participant will have an hour and a half to create their masterpiece. Rachael will have lots of ideas to inspire them and is on hand with advice throughout the workshop.

PLEASE NOTE – Rachael will take the finished piece away to be fused in her kiln. It will be available for collection from The Barn or Rachael directly a couple of weeks after the workshop.

For safety reasons, please do not wear open toe shoes such as sandals or flip flops. Also a little reminder for people who wear glasses.... due to close up work, you may wish to bring along your spectacles!

Parking for this event is at the Barn, BS36 1SE. 

Tea, coffee & squash will be provided during the introduction and is included in the ticket price. Due to the nature of working with glass refreshments will not be permitted during the actual workshop.

The primary purpose of this event is to raise money for WMBT and to support conservation, management, maintenance and improvement of the WMBT site.

Fused Glass Workshop

Date: 11th April 2024
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Join local glass artist, Rachael Durkan from The Glass Cabin for one of her popular fused glass workshops where you can make your own unique and beautiful item for yourself or as a gift. You have the option of making a Bristol balloon, flower panel or freestyle hanging. Suitable for complete beginners as well as those who’ve caught the fused glass bug!

You will have 2 hours to create your masterpiece, using a variety of pre-cut glass and glass accessories in an array of beautiful colours. There will be plenty of templates to choose from or you can create your own design. Rachael will have lots of ideas to inspire you and is on hand with design advice throughout the workshop.

PLEASE NOTE – Rachael will take your finished piece away to be fused in her kiln. It will be available for collection from the barn or Rachael directly a couple of weeks after the workshop.

This workshop is suitable for age 16+ (under 18's must be accompanied by an adult)

For safety reasons, please do not wear open toe shoes such as sandals or flip flops. Also a little reminder for people who wear glasses.... due to close up work, you may wish to bring along your spectacles!

Parking for this event is at the Barn, BS36 1SE. 

Tea & coffee will be provided during the introduction and is included in your ticket price. Due to the nature of working with glass refreshments will not be permitted during the actual workshop.

The primary purpose of this event is to raise money for WMBT and to support conservation, management, maintenance and improvement of the WMBT site.