COUNTRYSIDE - Past & Present


Celebrate our rural heritage and the natural environment!

This is a very family friendly day with lots of different craft demonstrations and the chance to have a go.

Its also a great day out for friends seeking something different.

Activities include:

Mike Ruff performs countryside folk songs

Rag Rug demonstration – have a go!

Birds from the Raptor Foundation and other guests

Visiting vintage tractors

Tours of the museum’s farm machinery

Maypole Dancing

Children’s crafts and a Family Trail

Meet the volunteers who look after our allotment

Full programme nearer the time.

Activities run from 11am – 4pm (museum open until 5pm)

Normal admission prices apply – no free entry to Abbey for English Heritage members (a reduced entry fee is charged to visit the whole site)