Dronfield Hall Barn: Event dates for your 2022 diary

Dronfield Hall Barn: Event dates for your 2022 diary

Have your 2022 diary bursting with exciting events, courses and talks taking place at Dronfield Hall Barn.

What's on the agenda?

  • Burns Night Bistro


Saturday 22nd January, 7pm

Relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the coffee shop before being ‘piped’ into the Barn’s gallery. Evening accompanied by Stuart Gullem on his bagpipes before dinner is served.

For more information, including price, menu and how to book, please email meryl47simpson@gmail.com or call 07807753302 or 01246410513.


  • The History of Coal Aston


Thursday 27th January, 7:30pm | £8 (£4 Friends)

Join Ann Brown as for the first Old Dronfield Society evening lectures of 2022, as she debuts a new talk about the history of Coal Aston.

Book online via the Dronfield Hall Barn website, or simply turn up on the night.


  • Iconic Peak District Insects


Wednesday 2nd February, 7:30pm | £8 (£4 Friends)

Join Derek Whiteley for the next of our Dronfield Wildlife & Natural History Group talks, as he gives a fascinating lecture about what insects call their home in the Peak District.

Book online via the Dronfield Hall Barn website, or simply turn up on the night. 


  • Botanical Illustration Course - 'Signs of Spring'


Starts Friday 7th February,10am | £75 (£60 Friends)

A six-week course in the art of Botanical illustration led by Rachael Dawson: Signs of Spring. Explore the intricate beauty of early spring. Learn to capture the myriad of contrasting colours and textures found in spring stems, foliage and flowers using watercolour painting techniques.

All abilities welcome. Suitable for anyone who enjoys drawing and painting in detail. A variety of material will be provided but students can also bring their own. A list of required equipment will be provided on booking.

Limited availability – book soon to avoid missing out!


  • A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom - Exhibition


Open Wednesday-Sunday, January - March

Don't forget to view our revamped 'A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom' exhibition when you next visit the Barn. A great opportunity to revisit one of our favourite exhibitions to date. There’s plenty of fascinating images courtesy of our archive showing just how much Dronny Bottom has changed over the years – did you know that by the end of the 19th century, there were 14 pubs located in the area?

Open in the gallery from 10am-4pm on Wednesday-Sunday.



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