What’s Happening
at The Farmer’s Arms?




September 2021


Saturday 11th: Open Valley Guided Tours of the Historic Building & Gardens
(details to follow)


August 2021


Thursday 25th and Friday 26th, 10am - 4pm: Learn Traditional Stone Walling with Peter Drake
Join experienced stone waller Peter Drake for this two day course teaching traditional dry stone wall construction using only a few hand tools and no cement or mortar. 


July 2021


Saturday 24th, 10am - 4pm: Learn Illuminated Lettering with Sarah Lace 
Join Lake District based illuminator, Sarah Lace, for this one day hands-on course in the historic craft of illuminated lettering. 

Wednesday 14th, 2pm - 4pm: Ask a Gardener with Karen Guthrie and Bethan Pettitt (Live Online Q&A Session)
This frank and friendly session is aimed at gardeners of any level of experience, local or not.

Saturday 3rd, 10am - 4pm: The Farmer’s Yarns 
Free outdoor festival celebrating British wool. 20+ stalls from all over the UK, all day refreshments & evening pizza.

Saturday 3rd, 4.30pm: From Field to Fabric: How to Make the Best of British Wool Chaired by Jo Andrews, presenter of the popular podcast Haptic and Hue’s Tales of Textiles, this panel discussion will tell the stories of four very different businesses doing well from wool

Thursday 8th, 12 noon: The Stable Bar Opens
(details to follow)


June 2021


From Saturday 5th: The Farmer’s Arms Pottery School
(sorry, fully booked)

Wednesday 23rd, 10am - 4pm: Instagram Live Online Broadcast From the Inn


Past events 


May 2021

8th - The Farmer’s Arms Rummage Sale
15th and 16th - Volunteer at The Farmer’s Arms
29th and 30th - The Farmer’s Fete

April 2021

Starts 3rd - The Farmer’s Arms Garden School 
(sorry, fully booked)
4th - A Public House: Clay Play (Session Five)
11th - A Public House: Clay Play (Session Six)
29th - Volunteer at The Farmer’s Arms

March 2021

1st - Ask a Gardener (Live Session with Q&A)
4th - Virtual Volunteer Day
6th - Tofu at Home (Tutor: Karen Guthrie)
7th - A Public House: Clay Play (Session One)
13th & 14th - Volunteer at The Farmer’s Arms
14th - A Public House: Clay Play (Session Two)
19th & 20th - Instagram Live Auction: Launching The Farmer’s Arms Online Shop
21st - A Public House: Clay Play (Session Three)
27th & 28th - Volunteer at The Farmer’s Arms
28th - A Public House: Clay Play (Session Four)

February 2021

13th - The Croissant & Beyond Cookalong with Adam Sutherland
17th - 28th - Sourdough Bread Making & Baking Cookalong with Wing Mon
19th - Ask a Gardener (Live Interactive Session with Q&A)
20th - Steamed Buns & Japanese Cookalong with Motoko Fujita
25th - Let There Be Light - Collaborative Product Design (Tutors: Adam Nathanial Furman, Tom Philipson & Sarah Staton)