Half-Term Activities at the Barn!
Half Term Craft Activities
Wednesday 19th February
Join us for just £2!
Don't forget to join our volunteers on Wednesday 19th, as our ever popular craft activities return for the first time this year. This half term, you'll be able to learn how to make your own Russian dolls, scarecrows, masks, fish and plant a bulb, all for just £2 per child. Activities will take place in the Courtyard Room from 10am-2pm, and no pre-booking is required.
Please note: we request that you stay with your children during the activities.
Exhibition Trail in the Gallery
Have you had a chance to visit 'A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom in 1895' yet? If not, you've not got long left to do so, as the exhibition will be closing at 4pm on Thursday 27th February.
But before then, we'll also be holding a trail in the gallery for younger visitors to discover more about the history of Dronfield! You can down load the quiz trail here and a short picture trail. Or you can pick up a copy from one of our stewards at the Barn. The Trail is self-led and children will need the help of an adult.
'The History of Company of the Cutlers'
Thursday 27th February, 7:30pm
£4 (£2 Friends)
Joan Urwin, an archivist from the Company of Cutlers at Hallamshire, joins us to give a fascinating evening lecture about the history of the company, which was established by a parliamentary Act of Incorporation in 1624. Join us for just £4, or £2 for Friends of the Barn. Ask café, call 01246 418122, see our website or just turn up on the night!
Artisan & Producers' Market
Sunday 1st March
Come along and sample the very best food/drink produce and artisan crafts at the first of our markets for 2020. We aim to offer a variety of quality products from local traders with stalls situated in both the Barn and our beautiful gardens. A full list of confirmed stallholders will soon be published, but you can expect returning favourites and some first time attendees selling everything from soap, jewelllery, candles, artisan bread, cheese, cakes and much more!
'Birds, Butterflies and more in my Wild Garden'
Wednesday 4th March, 7:30pm
£4 (£2 for Friends)
We’re delighted to welcome Nick Brown, from the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, to give a talk in March entitled 'Birds, Butterflies and more in my wild garden'. For over 30 years, Nick has recorded more than 100 bird species in his wild garden. Join him to hear much more about it - to attend, ask café, call 01246 418122, see our website or just turn up on the night!