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We are open every Saturday from 20th April until 28th September. Please use the calendar to view the latest events.

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The 2019 Season will start on 20th April and we will be open every Saturday until 28th September. There will be two further events: 26th October for Halloween and 14th December for Christmas. 

The Yard will open at 11am each Saturday and close at 3pm. 

There will be live demonstrations by the blacksmith and wood turners working in the yard each Saturday. 

For the children there is the Mouse Trail - find the mice hiding in the yard and get a prize when you have discovered their names. It is fun for the parents as well. 

Come along and join a guided tour or explore at your own pace. 

Be sure to take some time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and soak up the peaceful atmosphere in our café, where light refreshments are available and watch the wildlife around the garden.

If you want a more substantial meal after your visit then contact the Stag’s Head in Chestnut Square, they offer a wide range of good food.

Click here to view upcoming events

Special Event

Willow Weaving

Date: 24th Aug 2019
A return visit by the well-known and experienced willow weaver Avril Smolders. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Wood and the Woodland Trust

Date: 17th Aug 2019
During the day there will be demonstrations by a professional wood turner from the Heart of England Wood Turners, displays which show how and where wood can be used and a display and talks by the Woodland Trust. - Click here to read more
Special Event

The Honey Bee and their Hives with Liz and Steve Bates.

Date: 10th Aug 2019
Steve and Liz Bates are local beekeepers, they will be at the Yard to talk about honeybees. Honeybees are fundamental to our survival, and the honeybee is a highly efficient pollinator-the farmer’s friend. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and Children's Craft Event

Date: 3rd Aug 2019
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust will return to the Yard talking about the wildlife on our area. Debbie will be working with the children on a wide range of craft activities, have fun and learn. - Click here to read more
Special Event

The Chedhams

Date: 27th Jul 2019
The Chedhams family were part of the Wellesbourne village scene from the early 1800s to the first part for the 21st century spanning a period of about 200 years. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Art Display by Local Artists

Date: 20th Jul 2019
Invited artists from Kineton Art Group will be displaying their work and talking about how they start from a blank canvas. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Blacksmiths and Wood Turning

Date: 13th Jul 2019
Demonstrations by experienced craftsmen throughout the day plus guided tours, films and refreshments in the café along with gifts / souvenirs etc. away from the hurly burly of everyday life - Click here to read more
Special Event

Spinning and Wool Craft with 'Ewe to You'

Date: 6th Jul 2019
This is a return visit by the ever popular spinning team who will be demonstrating and explaining how a fleece is worked to make the yarn which can them be turned into woollen garments etc. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Open Studios

Date: 29th Jun 2019
This is a county-wide arts and crafts event featuring the work by local artists including work by the Chedhams Team displayed in the unique setting of the Yard. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Wheel Making and Tools with a Mission

Date: 22nd Jun 2019
Robin Hill is an experienced wheelwright and friend of the Yard. He will be showing and talking about the wood he uses for wheel making, the skills required and tricks used to assemble the wheel from a seemingly hopeless pile of odd wooden shapes. - Click here to read more