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Events Calendar

01 January 2017  to  31 December 2017

A big thank you to our generous sponsors; The Monument Trust and Chippping Campden Town Council for sponsoring Cockneys in Arcadia; C.R. Ashbee in Campden exhibition and The Friends of Court Barn Museum sponsors of Design: Hand Head Heart exhibition.  In addition we have two anonymous sponsors. Their support will enable us to mount these exciting exhibitions this year.

The cost of producing our 2017 Events Leaflet has been covered by Sheldon’s Wine Cellars. Their continuing support for the Museum is greatly appreciated. You can download the events leaflet here

All events are free with Museum admission unless otherwise stated.

A Decade of Collecting: Celebrating Ten Years of Acquisitions
Saturday 21 January – Sunday 26 March 2017

To celebrate Court Barn’s 10th anniversary we will be displaying objects the Museum has acquired since 2007. The exhibition will focus on those objects currently in our archive including pieces of Campden pottery, books illustrated by Paul Woodroffe and a plaque by Alec Miller. We are inviting nine people from our Volunteers, Friends of the Museum, Trustees and staff to choose their favourite piece. 


Cockneys in Arcadia; C R Ashbee in Chipping Campden

Friday 7 April – Sunday 9 July
Sponsored by 
The Monument Trust 
Chipping Campden Town Council

This major exhibition of 2017 curated by experts Alan Crawford and Mary Greensted is the first to showcase C R Ashbee’s Campden period and will include the full range of Ashbee’s work during that time, as a designer of furniture, metalwork, silver, jewellery and printed books.  It will include pieces held by private lenders not seen by the public before.



Bursary Award ‘pop up’ exhibition

Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July
A special exhibition of the work of the two students who benefited from Court Barn’s new Bursary programme


Summer Delights selling exhibition 

Saturday 22 July – Sunday 13 August 2017
Treat yourself to a unique selection of outstanding hand-made gifts made by talented local designer-makers.  This selling exhibition features a cornucopia of delightful presents, with something for everyone.


Design: Hand Head Heart 

Saturday 19 August – Sunday 19 November
Sponsored by The Friends of Court Barn
The exhibition will celebrate nine contemporary craft lives inspired by the nine lives celebrated at Court Barn.  The designers are distinguished in their fields and echo the rich heritage established by C R Ashbee and his Guild placing great value on work, the joy of craftsmanship and the natural beauty of materials.


Christmas Delights selling exhibition 

Saturday 15 November – Sunday 7 January 2018
Looking for an exceptional present?  Look no further than our wonderful Christmas selling exhibition, filled with fabulous gifts made by local design-makers.   Come along and treat yourself!


New events are added throughout the year, please keep checking our website or sign up to our e-newsletter to keep up to date with what is happening at the Museum admin@courtbarn.org.uk