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Glorious Rain, Romeo & Juliet come to Tuppenny Barn, and upcoming events

Thankfully, we have had some rain over the past 48 hours, so needed for the crops as the watering has been relentless. I see we have more high temperatures at the end of the week so will make the most of this cooler period.

On Friday evening, we had a wonderful Romeo and Juliet performance from The HandleBards and we were lucky in that the sun came out after 2 hours of rain, just before the performance was due to begin. It is great to be able to facilitate a live Shakespeare performance. They are already requesting dates to come back next year so I think they enjoy performing at Tuppenny Barn.

In August and early September, we will be turning our weekend efforts to wedding receptions as we have 4 all on consecutive weekends. Our next workshop features Christine, our lovely shop manager, who will be taking you on a foraging trip around Tuppenny Barn and then will have the opportunity to make some elderberry rob and also some bramble vinegar. More details can be found at the following link:

Sue Gilson’s popular free exchange clothing rail is back at Tuppenny Barn on Fridays through August, from 9am. Bring a preloved item or two to swap with clothing on the newly replenished rail, all for free. It’s a great way of recycling good clothes and you never know what you might find. There will also be a pop up cafe in the morning when she is there.