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Future Programme


Sat 27 July - Sun 4 August

Bursary Award ‘pop up’ exhibition

A special exhibition of the work of the Harriet Wiltshire and Milo Leigh, two students from Chipping Campden School who benefitted from Court Barn’s Bursary programme. 


Sat 10 August -Mon 16 August

Craft(ing) Conversations  

a celebration of contemporary craftsmanship

Drop in to see daily demonstrations of a range of craft skills. Talk to expert makers, perhaps try your hand at making a small item, and enjoy the opportunity to view, purchase or commission a piece of handcrafted work. Including silversmith Bryony Knox, who appeared on BBC2’s Victorian House of Arts and Crafts



Sat 31 August - Sun 17 November 

John Makepeace – An Adventure in Wood.

Sponsored by Lyon & Turnbull

John Makepeace OBE FCSD FRSA is a distinguished furniture designer and maker. Through a collection of chairs, artist's prototypes, and designs this exhibition will look at the story behind the pieces of furniture, John’s inspiration and the very distinctive rationale behind each  


Thursday 12 September 

10.30am - 12.30pm
Jewellery Masterclass with Kate Flitcroft FGA from Lyon & Turnbull

A fascinating insight into the world of Arts & Crafts gems and jewels and a new appreciation of the skill and craftsmanship required to create them. Have something at home? Bring it along to find out more.

Free with Museum entry


Saturday 21 September 6pm

The Ashbee Lecture: Ray Leigh: My life in Design


Architect, furniture designer and one-time Chairman of Gordon Russell Ltd in Broadway, Ray has had an incredible career. From working on the Lion and Unicorn Pavilion for the Festival of Britain in 1951 to the award of an MBE for services to design and industry, Ray has been at the forefront of British design.

Court Room, High Street, Chipping Campden 

Tickets £7. Please contact the Museum to book your tickets.


Saturday 26 October An Eye for Design

3pm: One-on-One - John Makepeace looks at the story behind his pieces of furniture

4pm: An Eye for Design Paul Reeves in conversation about his life and career as a designer and dealer, and his interest in design and textiles from the 19th century onwards.

Followed by a drinks reception


Sat 25 November - Sun 5 January

Christmas Delights selling exhibition

Looking for an exceptional present? Look no further than our wonderful Christmas selling exhibition, filled with fabulous gifts made by local designer makers.