Events Diary 2020



Wassail join us for this traditional approach to toasting the good health of the orchard trees. Meet in Orchard Barn's old orchard Saturday 1st February at dusk

Love Wood - woodland crafts meet vernacular building - demonstrations and have a go - 11-3 Saturday 15th February at Orchard Barn RESCHEDULED FOR 29th Feb due to Storm Dennis!

Spring Wood, Ipswich Sunday 3rd May SADLY CANCELLED

Combs Fete Saturday early July SADLY CANCELLED

Latitude providing sustainable building skills taster sessions for children of all ages, 16-19th July, Henham Park, Southwold SADLY CANCELLED

Folk East - East Anglia's best festival for all things local including our own building materials! Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd August, Great Glemham SADLY CANCELLED

Heritage Open Afternoon 11-3 at Orchard Barn on Saturday 19th September, talks, demonstrations and guided tours, followed by a celebration to mark OBee CIC's 13th birthday! SADLY CANCELLED

Pakenham Water Mill Heritage Day Sunday 13th September demonstrations and stall SADLY CANCELLED



Photo top right OBee CIC celebrate their 12th birthday at Orchard Barn. A local morris side came and danced for us.

Lower photo is from Latitude Festival 2018 where Orchard Barn ran medallion making workshops for children.

In this photo Mike is helping a young girl to use a bow saw to cut her first piece of wood - before going on to use a hand operated brace and bit to drill the hole. Traditional building skills start young!


  OBee CIC celebrate their 12th birthday at Orchard Barn


child sawing using bow saw