What’s on this Week?

The site is open throughout the year with a variety of activities for families, including chalk crushing, wattling, archaeology, mosaics, feeding the animals and a quiz. The additional demonstrations below are provided by volunteers to enrich your particular visiting day. Please note: All activities are subject to change but visitors are welcome to check activities by calling 02392 598838 – Option 5

Thursday 1 June
Flintknapping demonstrations with Mark
Woodworking demonstrations from Darren the Saxon treewright

Friday 2 June
Woodworking demonstrations from Darren the Saxon treewright

Saturday 3 June
Police Beat Surgery in the Visitor Centre (2-3pm)

Saturday 10 June
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier
Ancient textile demonstrations – Felting

Sunday 11 June
Fairy Festival – Celebrate all things fairy at Butser Ancient Farm!

Saturday 17 June
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier
Carve a Wooden Spoon workshop – Online booking essential
Butser Young Archaeologists’ Club

Sunday 18 June
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier
Fathers’ Day Special: Weapons & Warriors

Saturday 24 June
Meet our trio of Iron Age people & Mark the Celt
Make a Roman Gladius Sword workshop – Online booking essential

Saturday 1 July
Police Beat Surgery in the Visitor Centre (2-3pm)

Saturday 8 July
Ancient textile demonstrations – Felting

Saturday 15 July
Meet the Herigeas Hundas Saxons and find out about Anglo-Saxon life
Meet our trio of Iron Age people & Mark the Celt
Hand Carve Wooden Patterns & Tool Sharpening workshop – Online booking essential
Butser Young Archaeologists’ Club

Sunday 16 July
Meet the Herigeas Hundas Saxons and find out about Anglo-Saxon life

Come and help daub our new roundhouse – no experience necessary

Saturday 22 July
Make a Folding Leather Stool workshop – Online booking essential

Friday 28 July
Try It! Day/Festival of Archaeology

Saturday 29 July
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier

Sunday 30 July
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier

Tuesday 1 August
Toga Tuesday! Roman Kitchen, Food & Home Life 

Saturday 5 August
Hand Carve a Wooden Bowl workshop – Online booking essential

Sunday 6 August
Roman Models (Army & Roman Britain) in the visitor centre

Tuesday 8 August
Toga Tuesday! Roman Wardrobe & Weapons

Saturday 12 August
Flint Knapping & Lithics Soc Weekend
Ancient textile demonstrations – Felting
Bronze Sword workshop – Online booking essential

Sunday 13 August
Flint Knapping & Lithics Soc Weekend
Silver Torc workshop – Online booking essential

Tuesday 15 August
Toga Tuesday! Roman Art, Plays & Poetry

Saturday 19 August
Medicinal Herbs through Time workshop – Online booking essential

Tuesday 22 August
Toga Tuesday! Roman Technology & Engineering

Saturday 26 August
Meet our trio of Iron Age people & Mark the Celt
Police Beat Surgery in the Visitor Centre (2-3pm)

Sunday 27 August
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier

Monday 28 August
Glorious Games & Gladiators! Roman Games Day
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier

Saturday 9 September
Ancient textile demonstrations – Felting

Saturday 16 September
Flint Knapping workshop – Online booking essential

Saturday 23 September
Meet our trio of Iron Age people & Mark the Celt
Butser Young Archaeologists’ Club
Police Beat Surgery in the Visitor Centre (2-3pm)

Saturday 30 September
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier
Make a Milkmaid’s Stool workshop – Online booking essential

Sunday 1 October
Wood is Good! Woodcraft Fayre
Meet the Butser Roman Legion and learn about life as a Roman soldier