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Friends of Court Barn

The Friends aim to provide promotional and financial support to ensure the continued success of the museum, by generating enthusiasm and awareness throughout the north Cotswolds and the wider world.



  • Free admission to the Museum
  • Previews of special exhibitions
  • Priority booking via email
  • Friends events
  • Newsletters

Joint membership costs just £20 per year and single membership £15 per year.

To download a printable application form in pdf format click here, or in Word Document format click here.


If you have any queries about Friends of Court Barn Museum please contact us by post at:

Friends of Court Barn Museum
Court Barn
Church Street
Chipping Campden
GL55 6JE

or by email to friends@courtbarn.org.uk

The ‘Friends of Court Barn Museum’ supports The Guild of Handicraft Trust, Registered Charity No. 1007696.



Friday 6 December 

Christmas in the Museum 6 - 7.30pm

A chance to meet with Friends and enjoy a glass of wine while browsing the Christmas Delights exhibition. 10% discount on the night.



Friday 6 March

‘Dear Mrs Ashbee’

A dramatic reading with music and photographs telling the story of the lifelong correspondence between Laurence Housman, younger brother of the poet A E Housman, and Janet Ashbee.


Friday 3 April

The David Parr House

Talk by social historian Tamsin Wimhurst about the discovery and restoration of this remarkable terraced house in Cambridge, lived in for 40 years from 1887 by decorator David Parr who filled it with exquisite craftsmanship and artistry.


Details of these and further events in the 2020 programme to follow.


All booking forms for visits will be sent by email or post nearer the event