Stonham Barns Park Podcast

Stonham Barns Park

Welcome to the Stonham Barns Park Podcast! We've got so much going on and so much to tell you! Listen in to our amazing stories and life at the Park, and get to know the incredible and inspiring people who work behind the scenes of one of Suffolk's greatest entertainment destinations.Stonham Barns Park is situated in the heart of beautiful Suffolk and is set in 140 acres of stunning countryside. The Park offers the ultimate day out, and longer stays, to visitors and offers outdoor adventure, fishing, golf, paddle-boarding, cycling and beautiful walks, as well as a shopping village, owl sancturaries, vintage tractors and machines museum, children's play areas, eateries, large scale events, a theatre and a wedding and party venue.The ultimate leisure destination for families and friends
Episode 12: Earl Stonham Cricket Club – Stephen Lewis, cricketer and club assistant secretary, talks about the club’s history, their superb facilities and how to get involved with cricket!Episode 11: KYE SPRINGFIELD - Super-talented Kart Racer, currently 7th in the British Championships, talks to usEpisode 10: KNUCKLE BUSTERS at the Barns - Fri 27th to Sun 29th August 2021Episode 9: SUFFOLK MUSIC THERAPY SERVICES - Ray Travasso talks to us about changing lives through the power of music therapyEpisode 8: CTG AMERICAN CAR SHOW event on 25th July at Stonham Barns Park
In this episode you will learn all about the AMAZING Carrot Town Garage American Car Show which takes place on Sunday 25th July at Stonham Barns Park from 10am till 4pm!The show, which is new to Stonham Barns Park, will feature anything American, as long as it has an engine!It’s going to be an incredible day out with plenty to do and see.Stuart Davies, owner of Carrot Town Garage and co-organiser of the show, joins  us on this podcast episode to reveal what we can expect to see on the day – including some very rare Corvettes, one of which only two exist in the world. Stuart also talks about his favourite American cars and one or two that he's owned over time!In addition to all of the awesome American vehicles on display, there will be lots of trade stands, an Autojumble, Club Stands and plenty of food and beverage outlets as well as live music throughout the day (remember to bring your air guitars).This is a definite one for the diary – Sunday 25 July 10am till 4pm…… but we recommend you book your tickets now or you can buy them on the gate on the day depending on availability. Ticket price is £10 per adult and children under 12 are welcome in for free. Dogs are welcome on the day if they are kept on a lead.Admission tickets are on sale now on our website stonhambarns.co.uk or if you’d like to bring your American Car Club along enter a club with Stuart Davies at Carrot Town Garage 07713 267334 or you can fill in the entry forms for Trade Stands, Autojumble or Show Vehicles on our site.Remember Stuart’s saying ‘You're Never Late in a V8’ So get your motors running, can’t wait to see you all there!Event Entry Information:Event is on Sunday 25 JulyGates open at 10am and close at 4 pmTickets can be bought in advance or paid for at the gates – prices are £10 per person but if you are under 12 years old you can come in for free! You can buy tickets online at  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/stonhambarns/t-lpxpnm And please remember to always check back on our event page or on social media for the latest news about the CTG American Car Show. Subject to changeInformation is correct at time of recording
Jun 24 2021
14 mins
Episode 7: HISTORY ALIVE weekend event on 26th and 27th June at Stonham Barns Park
In this podcast episode we tell you all about History Alive – East Anglia’s premier re-enactment event. History, quite literally, comes to life and you can immerse yourself into centuries gone by! History Alive takes place at Stonham Barns Park on Saturday and Sunday 26 and 27 June 2021.Everyone is invited to visit History Alive and immerse themselves  in the sights, sounds and smells of times gone by.  What to expect:Thrilling combat displays in our show arenaLiving History encampments and villages 'Olde' shops. forges and stalls activities Cooking and jewelry makingDark age medicine and magicTribal food and drinkCrafting skills with armour, weaponry and old coinsHistorical Music performances From Viking and Saxon warriors to American settlers, WW2 German infantry and our much loved Homeguard - experience history over 12 centuries.There will be lots of different re-enactment groups from various periods in time, providing complete living history experiences:·         Hoplite Association Living History (Ancient Greeks), ·         Herigas Hundas (Dark Age Saxons), ·         Ormsgard (Dark Age Saxons), ·         Wuffa (Dark Age Vikings),·          Colchester Living History Society (Medieval), ·         Two Apothercaries (War of The Roses), ·         Southern Skirmish – Soscans (American Civil War), ·         Spearfish Creek (19th Century American Settlers), ·         La Columna (Spanish Civil War), ·         WW2 ‘Over There’ – (US Infantry WW2), ·         Das Heer – (WW2 German Infantry), ·         Cavalry – (Rebel Reenactment)Travel back in time for a Fantastic Family Day Out!! All the usual facilities will be open at Stonham Barns Park too including our retail village, amusements for kids, food stalls, cafes and licenced bar. Dogs are welcome (on a short lead) but please note there will be weapon firing and loud noises at times.Event Entry Information:Event is on Saturday and Sunday 26 and 27 June 2021Gates open at 10am and close at 4 pmTickets can be bought in advance or paid for at the gates – prices are £10 per person but if you are under 12 years old you can come in for free! You can buy tickets online at  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/stonham-barns-/e-qkppem  Camping available on site too – for camping booking enquiries call: 01449 711901And please remember to always check back on our event page or on social media for the latest news about History Alive. Subject to changeInformation is correct at time of recording
May 24 2021
7 mins
Episode 6: 'MINI BARN BASH 2021' - The ultimate classic and modern Mini show at Stonham Barns Park on Saturday and Sunday 5th - 6th June 2021
Calling all Mini lovers across the region! The Mini Barn Bash promises to be a fun-packed weekend on Saturday and Sunday 5/6th June 2021! In this podcast episode, Carl George, the Mini Barn Bash organiser and mini expert, talks to us about the event which is open to mini club members on Saturday (all day with camping available) and to the public on Sunday. Carl talks about the classic minis on show as well as new models, the experts on hand and gives details of many of the Mini clubs attending. As well as all the mini club events, club games, competitions with trophies and stands, there will plenty of food and drink outlets, a licensed bar and the shopping village and other leisure amenities will be open too.Ticket prices for entry to the event on Saturday and Sunday - are £10 per person, which you can either buy in advance or pay at the gate – and children Under 12 are welcome in for FREE. (We’re also dog-friendly – so you're welcome to bring your dogs – but make sure they’re on a short lead please).For all event enquiries for the event, ticket information and camping availability and pitch prices for Mini club members, please visit ismoc.co.uk or you can find all the information on our site stonhambarns.co.uk. Please note that this event is open to the public on SUNDAY only from 10 am till 4 pm.All information was correct at time of recording.#minibarnbash #stonhambarns #stonhambarnspark #loveminis #miniclub #classicminis #event #whatson #suffolk #eastanglia #podcast #dayoutinsuffolk #familydayout #suffolklife #fundayout #thingstodoinsuffolk
May 17 2021
17 mins
Episode 5: ‘Stonham Motorcycle Show’ – Bike Fans make your way to Stonham Barns Park on Sunday 9th May for an incredible all-day event!
In this podcast episode we talk to the world-famous Lee Musselwhite – world BMX stunt champion, who’s team will be performing the awesome ‘Extreme Bike Battle’. You’ll get to watch some of the best BMX, MTB and FMX riders go head-to-head in a freestyle battle – where anything goes! Listen to Lee talk about the show and what it takes to be a BMX ‘Master of Creativity’. The show will take place 3 times over the day – and Lee promises each show will be a little bit different every time!We also chat to the incredible Mark Van Driel who will be performing with his 2Bros Stunt Team. They’re a professional street bike freestyle stunt team and will be performing a choreographed show with the very latest cutting edge street bike freestyle tricks. Expect noise, music and a lot of drama. Mark and his team will also be performing three times a day – listen in to him chat about his performances, but also find out how he learned some of the most difficult stunts in the universe!The Stonham Motorcycle Show takes place on Sunday the 9th of May 2021 and our gates open at 10am and close at 5pm. This incredible event is for all bike enthusiasts and we’d like to thank our sponsors Reiten Motorrad who are Suffolk’s BMW retailer, for sponsoring.What to expect at the show: ·         Award-winning sports bikes ·         café racers·         old school choppers·         lifestyle products,·         show-ring displays ·         trade and dealership stands ·         autojumble·         live bands ·         bars and hot food outlets In addition to our special shows – there will be multiple show trophy categories which will judged for awards on the day. Event Information:The Stonham Motorcycle Show takes place on Sunday the 9th of May from 10am until 5pm. Ticket Prices are:For Show Bike and Rider – FREE ENTRY  (Advance Exhibitor Booking Recommended) Additional passengers £10.00Gate entry on the day for visitors is £10.00 per person and Under 12’s are welcome for FREE.To enter a show bike, please complete the club stand/exhibitor entry form. To get the form please visit our website www.stonhambarns.co.uk – find the events button and look for the Stonham Motorcycle Show page – the link is at the bottom.CHECK OUT ALL OUR EVENTS THIS SUMMER on the Stonham Barns Park website and follow us on Facebook or Instagram to keep update! We look forward to welcoming you to Stonham Barns Park.
May 4 2021
19 mins
Episode 4: Bike Nights are back at Stonham Barns Park!Episode 3: ‘Stonham Sessions’, a brand-new live music programme launches!Episode 2: Errol McKellar - Leyton Orient football coach, MOT garage owner and prostate cancer survivor
Errol McKellar (MBE) is one of the most inspiring men you’ll ever meet and Stonham Barns Park is proud to be a main sponsor of The Errol Mckellar Foundation.In this lively episode recorded with The Suffolk Pod Show, Errol talks about his incredible life and his journey through battling prostate cancer. It’s an inspiring and moving interview, so prepare yourself for some great stories, some hard facts and some very open conversation.Errol was a budding footballer with dreams of playing for England, and although he didn’t become an international football player himself, he coached dozens of kids who did, including David Beckham, Sol Campbell and Ashley Cole. Errol, by trade, is a car mechanic and used to run his garage and MoT centre in Brent whilst coaching and enjoying family life. Suddenly, life changed dramatically for Errol.Errol first discovered he had prostate cancer quite by accident, and tells us an emotional story about his turning point - the moment his path changed from flight to fight. Errol is now an ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK, is involved in many super-high profile awareness campaigns including; 'Stronger Knowing Campaign' with Linford Christie and Go Dad Run with Colin Jackson. Errol was selected as a flag bearer for Team GB for The Olympics 2012, has won The Points of Light Award (awarded by the British Prime Minister), an NHS Hero Award in 2018 and most recently an MBE for excellence in his field of work. Errol, Sharon (his wife), and team have set up The Errol McKellar Foundation – its prime directive is to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer, and in turn inspire men to get tested. Errol has dedicated his life to saving lives – and he tells us some incredible stories. Errol has since saved thousands of lives, and as he says – “if you catch prostate cancer early enough – you have a 98% chance of survival rate”,Errol works closely with us at Stonham Barns Park. Together we are raising awareness and support to run mobile testing units across the UK.Errol welcomes anyone to get in touch – whether you'd like direct or indirect support, you’d like to know more about testing, or if you have any great ideas to help raise the awareness of prostate cancer. www.stonhambarns.co.uk
Mar 1 2021
40 mins
Episode 1: Welcome to Stonham Barns Park - A whirlwind tour with David Sandpearl
Welcome to Stonham Barns Park! In our first episode David Sandpearl, The General Manager of the Events and Theatre teams, takes us on on a tour of the grounds, the facilities and all that's on offer at Stonham Park Barns. The GroundsStonham Barns Park is situated in the Heart of the beautiful Suffolk Countryside with over 140 acres accessible to the visitors for days out, lovely walks which include picturesque lakes, wildlife, shops, activities, and an abundance of wildflowers.Staying at Stonham Barns Park David talks about the types of accommodation available on site which includes Holiday Home Lets, caravan and mobile home pitches, luxury bell tents and general camping areas.  All available with electrical hook ups, showers, laundry and toilets facilities.Outdoor ActivitiesThere are plenty of outdoor activities for individuals and families, including a 9 hole golf course, pirate adventure golf, bouncy pillow, funfair as well as cycling routes and beautiful walks. There's also day fishing and there are plans a water sports lake.Amazing AnimalsStonham Barns Park has been home to the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary for over 25 years. They  care for injured owls and other birds, but they are also home to some beautiful  birds of prey. And it's not just birds you'll find - visitors can see the family of meerkats, as well as walk around aviaries, tour an educational centre, and watch daily flying displays. Shopping and EatingThe Stonham Barns Park Shopping village  incorporates 35 different and unique shops, ranging from crystals and teapots to fashion and hot tubs. A shop for everyone and everything. The village store incorporates a bistro deli and there's a restaurant on site offering sit-in and takeaway meals and drinks.Events and Markets’David talks about their hugely popular weekly and monthly events. They take place on their showground and in their state-of-the-art theatre. Events include big car shows, antiques fairs, music festivals, kids fun days and motorcycles, as well as weekly car boot sales and bike meets.Entertainment VenueThere's plenty of on-site venues to host an array of events and performances, including licensed wedding facilities, theatre, conference rooms and an indoor music venue. Stonham Barns Park have a full commercial catering kitchen and licensed bars with outside catering facilities to complement all types of events. Past performances at The Aspal Theatre include Comedy Dinners, 'Evenings with…', and local talent nights where Suffolk's talented singer, Breeze Redwine was spotted and brought under the Stonham Barns umbrella. The Errol McKellar FoundationStonham Barns Park is delighted to be a main sponsor and has a close relationship with this foundation, helping men to realise their requirement to get a check for prostate cancer and minimise the current death rate. How to find us’Stonham Barns Park is just a 10 minute drive from the A14 in Stowmarket, Suffolk,  and is situated along the A1120 tourist route.The site has plenty of free parking and is fully accessible for disabled visitors.Check out their website for directions for travel and to see what is happening at Stonham Barns Park over the next few months.Visit : https://www.stonhambarns.co.uk/#stonhambarnspark #venue #holiday #suffolk #holidaypark #holidaydestination #golf #familydayout #eastanglia #england #uk #podcast #visitsuffolk
Jan 19 2021
4 mins