Heritage Open Barn Afternoon



Orchard Barn is open as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.

In a time-honoured way, we harvest our own subsoil and make best use of small dimension trees from local woods. What could be more natural and sustainable than that? Well if you add into the equation that we do the majority of the processing using human energy instead of fossil fuel, then we're heading for negative carbon! Yes, it takes longer but the environmental/fiscal costs are so much lower, and the community/fitness/heritage benefits are greater.

2018 Date: Saturday 8th September

Timing: 2.00-4.30

Venue: Orchard Barn, Ringshall, IP14 2LY

Guided Tour: 3pm with Sarah Partridge

Demonstrations: Timber Frame Repairs, Wattle and Daub, Earth Mortar, Clay Lump Blocks, Green wood in construction and Restoration Skills that make best use of natural materials.

Lifts: Please ask if you need one. We'll try and arrange it

Entrance fee: Donations support the work of OBee Community Interest Company

Refreshments: Tea and cake available

Accessibility: Wheel chair paths to main barn and toilet facilities. Ground conditions in orchard and garden are uneven but passable with care.



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