|Sat 18th July||Young Archaeologists Club: 2-4pm each month, join the leaders for an afternoon of discovery. £3 per child (8-16 years) Please register your interest email@example.com|
|Fri 24 July||Try it! Family archaeology day
All hands on deck, have a go at experimental archaeology. Bring a picnic and come for the day! Normal entrance applies.
Mon 27 July Butser Warrior Camp
to Fri 31st July A great week for 8 to 12 year olds. Pre-book only.
£40 a day (or £160 for the week), kids can get hands on with this warrior themed bushcraft style activity week. To get your free day when booking on line, please book all five days in one go by pressing ‘continue shopping’. This will add an automatic discount at the checkout.
Mon – Shelter, Tues – Fire, Wed – Food, Thurs – Hunt, Fri – Raft!
|1/2 Aug||Lithics Society: Flint knapping weekend
See flint knappers at work throughout the weekend
|Wed 28 Oct||Samhain afternoon: Family activities and storytelling
Can you complete the Spirit hunt? Join us in the big roundhouse at 2pm for the latest tale of Fairy Bigtoe!
|Wed 28 Oct||Samhain evening! Celtic New Year
A very special evening in the roundhouse with Storytelling, live music and bar.
Fri 30 Oct Fright Night! New 2015 event, ADULTS ONLY
Bringing our Ancestors back to life!
Building on previous years “Ghost Tours of the Villa”
are you brave enough to explore the ancient site?
|Sat 31 Oct||Meditation in the Great Roundhouse with Madeleine Allison 3-5|
|Fri 18 Dec||Saturnalia: The Roman “Christmas”
A very special session for children to discover how the Romans celebrated this time of year. Includes gift & craft session.
|Fri 18 Dec||Tales of Winter Magic! Storytelling with Red Phoenix
Sit around the fire, with a hot chocolate, in the great roundhouse listening to festive tales.
|Sat 19 Dec||Meditation in the Great Roundhouse with Madeleine Allison 2-4|
|Fri 18 Dec||Imbolc 2016: Celtic Spring Festival
Storytelling, poetry, singing, firelighting, the meaning of Imbolc
|Beltain 2016: Burning of the Wickerman|
|Sun 14 June||Fairy Festival:Bring your little fairies and elves to meet the queen in the iron age enclosure between 2-5pm. Dressing up is encouraged!
Plus storytelling in the great roundhouse at 2.30 and 4pm. Listen to the magical tale of Fairy Bigtoe rescues summer! This is an enchanted story with a visit from from some grumpy characters. Can Fairy Bigtoe save the season?
Plus activities including make a head wreath, facepainting and create your own natural wand to take home.
Normal entrance applies. Under 5’s free.
|Spring Competition||Minecraft & Lego ‘Build Butser’
Win a family ticket to Butser Ancient Farm by submitting photo’s of your LEGO or MINECRAFT creations by Monday 20th April.
Please see the main event page for full details.
Plus tweet @butserfarm #buildbutser to share your creations.
|Sat 2nd May||Beltain Festival: Burning of the Wickerman
Join us for live music, ancient and traditional crafts, local ale & food. The evening culminates with the Burning of the Giant Wickerman.
|15/16/17 May||Beowulf! Theatre in the Great Roundhouse
Lion and Unicorn Players
This adaptation will have you feeling that you are actually there!
Will Beowulf save the day? Bar & refreshments available.
SOLD OUT in the roundhouse, but tickets are still available for shows at St Peters Church in Petersfield.
Starts 8pm. Includes a feast!
Tues 12, Wed 13, Thur 14 May.
Meditation in the Great Roundhouse with Madeleine Allison
|Beltain: Burning of the Wickerman|
|Theatre in the RoundhousePetersfield theatre group, Lion and Unicorn, are back on tour after the success of Tess of the d’Urbervilles two years ago, this time with five of Chaucer’s best-known Canterbury Tales. Expect silliness, bawdiness, chicken impersonations, live, original music and cake in this Middle Ages medley! Tickets are £10, £5 students, from One Tree Books, Lavant Street, Petersfield or book online at www.lionandunicornplayers.co.uk|
|“Do It” Family Archaeology day- Butser Warrior Camp A great week for 8 to 12 year olds. £40 a day (or £160 for the week), kids can really get hands on with this warrior themed activity week.Mon – Shelter, Tues – Fire, Wed – Food, Thurs – Hunt, Fri – Raft!|
Flint Knapping weekend (Lithics Soc)
|Samhain afternoon for children|
|Samhain evening:Celtic New Year|