Event List

EVENTS 2017

If you are interested in proposing a new event for the Butser calendar, please complete this form and return it to creative@butserancientfarm.co.uk.

2017 Events

 

Toga Tuesday! Technology & Engineering – Tuesday 22 August
Learn how to build a real working hypocaust, an underfloor heating system brought over by the Romans; learn how to build a Roman archway; find out what a gromer is and how it was used to make the famous Roman roads! £8 adult/£7 concession/£4 child/Under fives free. More information…

Glorious Games & Gladiators – Bank Holiday Monday 28 August
Have you ever wondered what a real Roman gladiator day would have been like? Now you can experience it at Butser Ancient Farm! Watch a real gladiator fight in our special arena, visit a real Roman market stall to buy some intriguing items, and enjoy a variety of other entertainment across the site on this exciting, jam-packed day! More information…

Warrior Camp II (Age 10-14) – Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 August
Do you have what it takes to survive a night at Butser Ancient Farm? Warrior Camp II is a fierce and challenging three-day workshop for children aged 10-14, where they will develop the ancient skills learnt in Warrior Camp I. Please note: Warrior Camp II is only available to children aged 10-14, or those who have previously completed Warrior Camp I. More information…

Talk: Prehistoric Boats – Thursday 21 September
Join us for the final evening in our summer series of FREE talks at Butser Ancient Farm. Ryan Watts from the Museum of London will be talking about prehistoric boats. More information…

Wood is Good! Fayre – Sunday 1 October
Come along and enjoy woodworking and craft from the Hampshire Coppice Group! There will be a variety of traditional skills being demonstrated and handmade wooden artefacts to purchase. More information…

Samhain Festival – Friday 20 October
Join us to celebrate the evening of Samhain in the magical surroundings of the great roundhouse. Between 7-10pm you will enjoy live music, professional storytelling by Jonathon Huet of Walk with Trees, a bar with local ales and hot refreshments. More information…

Spooky Storytelling & Spirit Hunt – Wednesday 25 October
Join us in the great roundhouse for an afternoon of storytelling with Fayebles! In the past we have heard all about Fairy Bigtoe and her adventures… What will she get up to this time? You can also take part in the Spirit Hunt around the farm – suitable for all the family! More information…

Tales of Winter Magic – Friday 15 December
Join us in the great roundhouse at Butser Ancient Farm for a festive early evening of Winter Solstice storytelling with Red Phoenix. Enjoy a hot chocolate around the roaring fire while you soak up the atmosphere of the ancient building, the good company and the anticipation of the story. More information…