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.

Lecture: The People’s Mosquito (in person)

Date: 1st June 2021

Time: 7pm

Location: The Barn

Lecture: The People’s Mosquito (in person)

The People’s Mosquito has a vision to build and return a de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI to the skies above Britain. Join David Smith to find out all about this exciting project and about the Mosquito’s place in history.

Lecture: The People’s Mosquito (online ticket)

Date: 1st June 2021

Time: 7pm

Location: ONLINE

Lecture: The People’s Mosquito (online ticket)

The People’s Mosquito has a vision to build and return a de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI to the skies above Britain. Join David Smith to find out all about this exciting project and about the Mosquito’s place in history.

Family Crafts: Myths and Monsters!

Date: 2nd June 2021

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: The Barn

Family Crafts: Myths and Monsters!

Join us for our half term family activity day as we dive into the world of myths and monsters! We’ll be making fire breathing dragons, crafting peg monsters, growing alien cress heads, and creating Maid Marian and Robin Hood’s hats!

Leonie Evans in Concert

Date: 3rd June 2021

Time: Doors 7pm, Concert starts 7.30pm

Location: The Main Barn

Leonie Evans in Concert

Join the enthralling vocal talent and multi-instrumentalist Leonie Evans for an intimate performance in a unique setting. “Like nothing else I’ve ever heard in my life, I was just blown away with her” Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio 6 

Tea and Tour June

Date: 3rd June 2021

Time: 2pm

Location: The Barn

Tea and Tour June

Join us for a cup of tea or coffee served with a talk in the Main Barn about its history, followed by time to look around the rest of the site at your leisure.

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.

Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII

Date: 30th June 2021

Time: 7pm

Location: The Barn

Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII

The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have ’audience’ with their Sovereign Lord and King.

Tea and Tour July

Date: 1st July 2021

Time: 2pm

Location: The Barn

Tea and Tour July

Join us for a cup of tea or coffee served with a talk in the Main Barn about its history, followed by time to look around the rest of the site at your leisure.

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. 

Shakespeare in the Barn: Henry V

Date: 3rd August 2021

Time: 7pm (grounds and bar open from 5.30pm)

Location: The Barn

Shakespeare in the Barn: Henry V

We are delighted to welcome The Festival Players back to Winterbourne Medieval Barn as they perform Shakespeare’s most popular History Play, HENRY V. Exhilarating entertainment for a Summer’s evening!

Tea and Tour August

Date: 5th August 2021

Time: 2pm

Location: The Barn

Tea and Tour August

Join us for a cup of tea or coffee served with a talk in the Main Barn about its history, followed by time to look around the rest of the site at your leisure.

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.

Tea and Tour September

Date: 2nd September 2021

Time: 2pm

Location: The Barn

Tea and Tour September

Join us for a cup of tea or coffee served with a talk in the Main Barn about its history, followed by time to look around the rest of the site at your leisure.

Heritage Open Days

Start date: 18th September 2021

End date: 19th September 2021

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: The Barn

Heritage Open Days

Visit the magnificent Winterbourne Medieval Barn. Activities across the weekend include botanical drawing in our kitchen garden, the Cartshed Medieval Cookery School for families, and an exhibition of local artist Holly Dunham.

A Brief History of Music

Date: 21st September 2021

Time: 7.30pm

Location: The Barn

A Brief History of Music

This show takes in 600 years of musical history in 90 minutes! Beginning in the Middle Ages and ending up in the 20th century, this fun and fast-moving show is a whistle-stop tour of Western musical history.