Family Crafts: Woodland Wonderland

Date: 14th April 2021

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: Outdoors at the Barn

Family Crafts: Woodland Wonderland

This month we’re heading for the great outdoors as we celebrate all things Woodland Wonderland! We’ll be planting mini terrariums, creating hanging mobiles for your gardens, and making fairy doors for our woodland friends.

City Nature Challenge Trail

Date: 1st May 2021

Time: 10am - 2pm

Location: The Barn Grounds

City Nature Challenge Trail

Help the Bristol and Bath area defend its title as the best region in Europe for people and nature by joining us in an epic contest: to discover and record as much wildlife as possible. Pick up a trail map from the Barn before heading to Monks Pool.

Early Birdsong Walk & Breakfast

Date: 8th May 2021

Time: 8am

Location: Starting from the Barn

Early Birdsong Walk & Breakfast

Join us for an early birdsong guided walk with naturalist Ed Drewitt followed by breakfast in the Barn grounds.

Spoon Carving Workshop

Date: 22nd May 2021

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: The Barn

Spoon Carving Workshop

Come and learn the craft of wooden spoon carving. Spend the day with Jeffrey learning to carve a beautiful and functional wooden spoon. This fun and relaxed day long course includes a lovely lunch.

Natural Dyes Workshop

Date: 26th June 2021

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: The Barn, Cartshed

Natural Dyes Workshop

Join Rhyannan Hall to explore ancient natural dyeing processes by experimenting with four historical plant-based dyes before concocting your own colour potion.

Lecture: Medieval Scentscapes

Date: 6th July 2021

Time: 7pm

Location: The Barn

Lecture: Medieval Scentscapes

Within our modern, deodorised age smell remains the most ephemeral and intangible of the senses. Scents evoke memories and stir emotions within us, but how else do they signify and give meaning?

Lecture: 180 Years of the Constabulary

Date: 27th July 2021

Time: 7pm

Location: The Barn

Lecture: 180 Years of the Constabulary

Come and find out about the 180 year history of the constabulary in the historic county of Gloucestershire with Sue Webb. Sue is employed by the Constabulary as the force archivist with offices both in police HQ and at Gloucestershire Heritage Hub. 

Historic Distaff Spinning Workshop

Date: 7th August 2021

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Historic Distaff Spinning Workshop

Come and learn the historic craft of distaff spinning in this day long workshop which introduces you to the historic European method of spinning wool with a distaff and spindle.