October 29, 2020 11:00 AM - November 1, 2020 5:00 PM
This October half term come along to the Farmland Museum and get crafty! We’ll be offering another of our very popular takeaway craft packs with autumn activities for children. These packs have been put together by volunteers and are on sale at £2 each to help to raise vital funds for the museum. Doors will be ...
September 20, 2020 5:00 PM -
Denny Abbey has been on this site in Waterbeach since 1159 and in that time has been home to three different religious orders – Benedictine Monks, the Knights Templar and the Poor Clares – before finishing life as a farmhouse. This weekend we’re holding a Denny Abbey Explorer Weekend where you can learn more about this ...
Download guides to Denny Abbey and to our farming machinery. Read more
Admission is free to all visitors for the remainder of 2020. We are open every Thursday-Sunday from 11am until 5pm, and Bank Holiday Monday 31st August from 11am – 5pm. Last entry is at 3:30pm. We are able to open thanks to support received from the National Lottery’s Heritage Emergency Fund. To open safely, we have kept ... Read more
We had hoped to be open by the summer holidays and holding our always popular family activity afternoons, but sadly that’s not the case. Instead, our learning volunteers have put together instructions for the crafts they would have made at the museum, so that you can make them at home. This month’s theme is Recycling and how ... Read more
In Medieval times, there was a common belief that illnesses such as Ague (malaria) and the Black Death Plague were caused by the smells in the air, so people carried small pouches of aromatic herbs that they could hold to their nose when they encountered a really bad smell. The rich carried theirs in pomanders, ... Read more
Our learning volunteers have loved seeing the crafts you’ve come up with so far, so they’ve created another set of instructions for you to make some more at home. The PDF below contains instructions on how to make beautiful suncatchers, wind chimes and a wind spiral. Please continue to share your creations with us on Facebook @Denny.Farmland and Twitter @FarmlandMuseum as ... Read more
Our volunteers are really missing the opportunity to hold craft activity afternoons for our younger visitors, so Ros and Ann have put together a fun set of tasks for you to work on at home instead. The PDF below contains instructions on how to make pretty flowers, friendly snails and cute critter bookmarks. Please continue to share ... Read more
Our learning volunteer, Ros, was looking forward to making Easter Bunnies with you as part of our family craft afternoons during the Easter Holidays. As we can’t all get together to make these this year, we’ve created some instructions for you to make them yourselves at home instead. There are two PDFs below with instructions. A ... Read more
May 25, 2020 5:00 PM -
In light of current government advice regarding Covid-19, we have taken the difficult decision not to open our site as planned on 1st April and our site will remain closed until such time as social distancing measures are restricted. This means our 1940s event on 24/25 May will no longer go ahead. ——————————————– Travel back in time to ...
The Delanoy Education Room is the ideal venue for your meeting, class, or workshop. With peaceful views across the fields, the room comes equipped with WiFi, digital projector and flipchart. The space can accommodate up to 20 for meetings and workshops and up to 30 seated guests for lectures. The wider museum is also available to hire for ... Read more
May 3, 2020 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
In light of current government advice regarding Covid-19, whereby non-essential contact is to be restricted, we have taken the difficult decision not to open our site as planned on 1st April. We have made this decision in the best interests of our volunteers and staff, many of whom fall into a high risk category. This means our ...