Court Barn

A Museum of Craft & Design

Discover the stories and legacy of the craftspeople, designers and artists working in the north Cotswolds from 1900 to the present day

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We are open

October – March
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm


April – September
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm

Closed Mondays apart from Bank Holidays

In the spring of 1902 C.R. Ashbee, architect, designer and a leading figure in the Arts & Crafts movement, moved with his Guild of Handicraft to Chipping Campden from the East End of London. In total 50 Guildsmen and their families arrived that summer, along with their workshop equipment.

For Ashbee the movement was not just about creating beautiful things. It was about giving people satisfying work in a healthier environment.

This was the beginning of the story of craft and design in Chipping Campden

Exhibition: until 9 January 2022

The Festival of Britain; Design and Optimism

Bringing you the best of local hand made products since 2007

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