The Barn of Curiosities

The Barn of Curiosities!

Tucked away in our Barn of Curiosities is a selection of vintage props, antique accessories, hand-crafted creations, and delightfully different decorations to add to your wedding decor.

All items are FREE with venue hire! See them for yourself when you arrange a visit then pick and choose anything you would like to use!

Antique Accessories & Vintage Props

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Ceramic & Glass Bottles & Jars 

Our old-time beer bottles are perfect for table centre pieces, or to line the walkway to your top table. Our collection of retro jam-jars look lovely trimmed with lace and filled with flowers. Glass bottles add fun and add a touch of vintage charm when used to hold teaspoons or wild-flowers! We have over 100 jars and bottle for you to use.

 

 

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Dressers, chairs, trolleys, sideboards (and much more) 

Create your own sweetie-table with our vintage tea trolley, present your deserts on our rustic sideboards, or add a lounge area with our selection of arm-chairs.  We also have a vast collection of book cases, dressers and sideboards that can be used to decorate your venue. Vintage or rustic furniture can add charm, tradition and make fantastically unique display pieces for food, drinks, activities or displays.

 

Pots & Urns 

Great for flowers, umbrellas and adding a bit of rustic charm.  All genuine vintage pieces found here on the farm, from the days when we had a small dairy herd. Now up-cycled just for you! Choose to use as many as you like!

 

 

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Glass & China Tableware

Sweetie bowls, fruits bowls and platters – lovely filled with tasty treats, guest activities, favours or flowers.

 

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Hand-crafted Creations

If you are looking for something truly unique our handmade creations might be for you! Each made from reclaimed wood from Rookery Farm, these items cannot be found anywhere else!

 

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The Tree of Cake 

A fun and fitting way to display your wedding cake, whether it is made of cup cakes, cheese or giant pork-pies!

 

Old Oak Bar

 

The Old Oak Bar 

Handmade from real oak, our bar is sturdy, handsome and rustic. Perfect for a meadow wedding.

 

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Fireplace and Hearth 

Antique wooden fireplace mounted with grate. Complete with backboard ready for you to hang pictures, decorate with vases, or complete with books for a truly unique edition to your marquee or even outdoors. Try pairing with our tables and chairs, and the Old Oak Bar to create a gentleman’s lounge! (please note fireplace is for decorative use only).

 

Sweetheart Table 

Newly weds can enjoy a spot of private dining, or integrate with other seating to feel just that little bit more special!

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Trestle Tables 

A selection of trestle tables, each one uniquely shaped and decorated thanks to the unusual way of slicing the oak.

 

 

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Hay Bales 

Choose to have one or two dotted around to add to the atmosphere, or dress with blankets and use as seating.

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Box of Hearts

Rummage through our big box of hearts and pick and choose the ones you want to use. All have a rustic touch, from carved wooden hearts, to painted metal wind-chimes, each has a story to tell and adds a little love to the décor.

 

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Beautiful Bird Cages 

Hang from the oak trees, fill with flowers or tea lights, use for your wedding cards… there are so many ways to use them and they always look delightful!

 

Chalk boards

 

Chalkboards, signs and number stands 

A lovely choice of signs and number holders for tables – or use to help share information with your guests about where to go or what to do during your big day.

 

 

 

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Cosy Blankets 

A stack of warm blankets can be a welcome thing on a summer’s evening. Wrap up warm as you toast marshmallows over a fire, or tuck young-ones up when its time for bed. Add them to hay bales for great seats or to the grass for a picnic lunch. Also great for wrapping up your nanny!

 

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Our collection is forever growing and we are always willing to add to it, so if there is something you would like that isn’t listed, let us know as we might find just the thing tucked away in the attic, or we might be able to make it!

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“‘Curiouser and curiouser”