The Village Church Farm

Orchard and Gardens
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The only open air museum in Lincolnshire, the Village Church Farm offers the chance for visitors to step back in time to a more simple age.

See Bob the Traction Engine paired with a Hornsby threshing drum; step inside Withern Cottage, a wonderful example of a Lincolnshire “mud and Stud” thatched cottage; explore the eighteenth century Farm House, Barn,Stables and Summer House, relax in the Tea Room Orchard and Gardens and much more...

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home, Heritage site

Opening hours

10am-4pm Easter to 31st October

11am-3pm Nov - Easter (please check website for winter maintenance days)

Admission charges

ENTRY BY DONATION to the Village except for special events.

Collection details

Social History, Agriculture

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Landscape in oil

Art Exhibition of Lincolnshire & Norfolk Landscape

  • 31 August — 6 September 2015

Exhibition of both oil and watercolours in the function hall of the Village Church Farm Skegness

Museum, tea room, grounds open. Free parking. Open access

Suitable for

  • Any age


Entry by donation


world war 1

ww1 exhibition

  • 1 September — 30 November 2015

collection of memororbilia from 1914 to 1918 war

Suitable for

  • Any age
British Arts Council

Purple Rein - The Village Church Farm Lincolnshire

  • 30 — 31 October 2015 7-9pm

Exhibition at the Village Church Farm - Lincolnshire’s only open air farming museum, situated in the heart of Skegness - with hands-on demonstration to highlight the roles of the animals during the Great War.

With professional artist May Jones and "Working Together" this exhibition will highlight the roles of the animals during World War I.

Purple poppies will adorn a "milkable" cow alongside a horse - if your family has never experienced milking a cow before, come along and try it!

There will also be talks on the Great War, with an exhibition of local memorabilia of Skegness and Lincolnshire.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly


By donation


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Picnic with music from the Skegness Silver Band

Picnic on the Green at the Village Church Farm Skegness with the Skegness Silver Band

  • 31 August 2015 12-4pm

Open from 10am with music from the Skegness Band starting from 1pm. Bring a picnic and enjoy the music. (Don't forget your teddy for the best dressed teddy competition!) There will be a display of oil and water colours of Lincolnshire and Norfolk landscapes in the Function Hall

Suitable for

  • Any age

Halloween Paranormal Night

  • 31 October 2015 9-11pm

Halloween Paranormal Night at the Village Church Farm, Skegness - with Secret Hauntings.

Suitable for

  • 18+




The Village Church Farm
Church Road South
PE25 2HF


Social History Museum



01754 766658


01754 766658

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