The Tithe Barn is excited to open its doors on Saturday 19th September for the country’s largest annual festival of history and culture.
Come see the progress we’re making in preserving this irreplaceable piece of Cambridgeshire history.
Landbeach Tithe Barn is excited to join in the Heritage Open Days festival this September. This event, with free entry, offers the opportunity to see the beautiful newly re-thatched roof and the skilful work done to restore the timber structure (dating back to medieval times). There will be knowledgeable trust members on-site to answer questions and, reflecting the Heritage Open Days theme of ‘Hidden Nature’, there will be a free Hidden Nature I-Spy for children. Like all Heritage Open Days events, it’s completely free to take part!
To meet social distancing guidelines visitor numbers on-site at any one time will be limited so timed tickets must be booked in advance via the link below. Hand sanitisers will available and clear signage will also help ensure both visitors and organisers stay safe and can enjoy a relaxing day out. If you’d like to take a look inside the Barn, please bring and wear a mask.
Landbeach is full of history; why not make a morning or afternoon of your visit and also look at the lovely parish church of All Saints which dates back to the 13th century with much medieval woodwork remaining. Also worth a look is Worts Meadow. Now a local nature reserve Worts Meadow is a former medieval settlement site, with a surviving homestead moat and fish pond, and earthworks showing the location of roads and houses.
Melanie Hale, Chair of Landbeach Parish Council and trustee says:
“The Trust is thrilled to be contributing to this year’s Heritage Open Days festival. We are working hard to ensure the future of our wonderful tithe barn so why not come and see the progress we’ve made in the last 12 months.”
Annie Reilly, Head of Producing at Heritage Open Days says:
“Heritage Open Days is about connecting people so we can uncover and share the amazing stories of the places, spaces, heritage and history around us.”
Book your free tickets to our Heritage Open Day on Saturday 19th September at https://tithebarntrust.org.uk/learning/2020-events/
Advanced booking is essential. Entry is timed at 30-minute intervals from 11.00 with last entries at 3.30 and a maximum of 15 persons for each time.
3 Ways YOU can get involved in the Tithe Barn project
- Volunteer. Visit https://do-it.org/organisations/tithe-barn-trust or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
- Become a Friend. Visit http://www.tithebarntrust.org.uk/become-a-member/
- Visit the Tithe Barn and come along to one of our next events. Keep checking http://www.tithebarntrust.org.uk to find out more. We are closely following Government advice regarding Covid-19, so please do check this page regularly for updates.