Family Crafts: Safari Time

Date: 26th June 2021

Time: Morning 10am - 12. Afternoon 1 - 3pm

Location: The Barn

Family Crafts: Safari Time

Join us this June as we go on safari. Transform yourself with some big cat ears, make a monkey to hang around at home, pick up a parrot, and craft yourself a paper chain python ssssssnake!

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?

Fused Glass Curve Workshop

Date: 10th July 2021

Time: 1.30 - 3.30pm

Location: The Barn

Fused Glass Curve Workshop

Join Sarah Aumayer from Mydsomer Studios for one of her popular fused glass “make a curve” workshops where you can make your own unique and beautiful item for yourself or as a gift.

Early Birdsong Walk & Breakfast

Date: 10th July 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 at the Barn.

Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop

Date: 10th July 2021

Time: 10am - 12pm

Location: The Barn

Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop

Make fused glass jewellery with the stunning colours of dichroic glass in this 2 hour workshop run by Sarah Aumayer of Mydsomer Studio Fused Glass.

Summer Swing Barn Dance

Date: 17th July 2021

Time: Dancing from 7pm, grounds open from 6pm

Location: The Barn

Summer Swing Barn Dance

We’ve been longing to swing a partner by the hand and now we (hopefully) can! Celebrate summer with us as we have our first Barn Dance in the newly finished Barn site. Brush up on your do-si-do and get those dancing feet ready! 

Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop

Date: 27th July 2021

Time: 10am - 12pm

Location: The Barn

Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop

Make fused glass jewellery with the stunning colours of dichroic glass in this 2 hour workshop run by Sarah Aumayer of Mydsomer Studio Fused Glass.

Fused Glass Curve Workshop

Date: 27th July 2021

Time: 1.30 - 3.30pm

Location: The Barn

Fused Glass Curve Workshop

Join Sarah Aumayer from Mydsomer Studios for one of her popular fused glass “make a curve” workshops where you can make your own unique and beautiful item for yourself or as a gift.

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.