and spend a day at Orchard
Barn. We are in rolling countryside in mid Suffolk, IP14 2LY. Our
off-grid teaching centre is a beautiful 17th century
timber frame barn that has been authentically restored by trainees and
volunteers using traditional techniques and locally sourced trees and
the site there
will be woodland craft and vernacular building demonstrations and
taster sessions using traditional hand tools and time honoured
12.30 there will be a guided tour of the old barn and our current
project - the 'like for like' reinstatement of a ruined 1580
Long House adjacent
to Orchard Barn.
cycle, walk or car share.
warmly as this event is outside. Stout walking boots would be best.
children welcome, but please note there will be sharp tools in use, and
the site is not a playground.
event is FREE TO ATTEND but
donations towards the running costs of this community
project are much appreciated.
No booking needed. However, if you
have a woodland craft or a wood based vernacular building skill that
you'd like to
demonstrate please book your place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org