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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.

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Special Event

Blacksmiths and Wood Turning

Date: 27th Apr 2019
See the skills of the craftsmen and learn about wood turning and blacksmithing. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Hedgehogs and Children's Crafts

Date: 11th May 2019
A group from Leamington who rescue hedgehogs will be at the Yard to talk about their work etc.and how important the humble hedgehog is to the environment. - Click here to read more
Special Event

6am Dawn Chorus

Date: 18th May 2019
6am Dawn Chorus walk starting at the Yard and returning after the walk for light refreshments, there is no charge to join the walk but there will be a small charge for refreshments. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Photo Competition

Date: 25th May 2019
The theme for this year’s competition will be The Yard. We are looking for the picture that best depicts the spirit and character of the Yard. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Warwickshire Museum Staff

Date: 25th May 2019
Warwickshire Museum staff return to the Yard and will be willing to identify items brought in to them which have been found in the locality. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Recycling/ Bring and Buy and Children’s Crafts

Date: 1st Jun 2019
Recycling/Bring and Buy will focus on the reuse of otherwise unwanted items, this was very much the thinking within the Yard when it was operational - Click here to read more
Special Event

Quilting

Date: 8th Jun 2019
Philip Anderson will be demonstrating and talking about quilting. - Click here to read more
Special Event

Blacksmiths and Wood Turning

Date: 15th Jun 2019
Demonstrations throughout the day plus guided tours, films and refreshments in the café along with gifts / souvenirs etc. away from the hurly burly of the Street Fayre. - 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
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