Chedhams Yard


Chedhams Yard on BBC1 Restoring England

Chedhams Yard on BBC1 Restoring England There is a short piece on Chedhams Yard starting around 14 minutes for 2 minutes http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03k1zwq/Restoring_Englands_Heritage_West_Midlands/ Available until 7:59PM Thu, 12 Dec 2013


Public Interest Report – Chedham’s Yard, Wellesbourne Parish Council

Public Interest Report Public Interest Report – Chedham’s Yard, Wellesbourne Parish Council This public interest report relates to Wellesbourne Parish Council for the financial years ending 31 March 2009 and 31 March 2010 and concerns payments by the Council in connection with a project in Chedham’s yard. The Public Interest Report is issued on the basis that the payments made were unlawful as the Council had no powers to provide […]


Obituary – Bill Chedham

From Chedham’s Yard Bill Chedham, who became a national figure during the BBC TV series Restoration Village, died peacefully at his home in Wellesbourne last Friday, aged 84. Bill was the sixth and last generation of blacksmiths and wheelwrights who had worked at the yard in Church Walk, Wellesbourne, since the early 19th century. Their work was mainly for local farms, building and repairing carts and other machinery. They never […]


Chedhams Yard Busy Bees Event 25th Aug

Don’t Worry, Bee Happy! Visitors to Chedham’s Yard this Saturday 25th August will buzzing after their trip to a Busy Bees activity on site! The activity includes a demonstration by local beekeeper who will be displaying his bee keeping equipment and talking about the highs and lows of keeping bees. There will also be bee themed crafts and activities for all to make including bookmarks and a puzzling word search! […]


Chedham’s Yard – Festival of Archaeology

The Festival of Archaeology is being celebrated at Chedham’s Yard on Saturday 28th July You will be able to see some of the exciting archaeological finds from the Chedham’s Yard dig, bring along your finds for expert Richard Henry to identify and try out some of our family activities. Chedham’s Yard is a prize-winning heritage site. It has recently been restored and is now open to the public on a pre-booked […]