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Star field bridges – a poem for Solstice

by Jon Hamp Walk on star-field bridge-fur long, sea-swept grasses,here at this wheeling world’s end,the long year shrugs,and passes. Luminary cities throwtelegraphed jabs of light,over the star-field bridgesto fracturewinter night. 2022 winter Solstice just after sunset

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Paths closed Tue 20th and Weds 21st Dec for essential tree works

Attention walkers: the permissive paths from the Cotswold Way to Kelston clump will be closed all day Tue 20 Dec and Weds 21st Dec (until 1430). This is for essential tree works inside the clump, undertaken for reasons of public … Continue reading

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Memorable evening coming up at Roundhill Barn Sat 8 Oct: exceptional music, food, refreshment

There are – for our money – no more accomplished and exciting musicians in the south west than Modulus III, the improvisation trio of Dan Moore, Drew Morgan, and Matt Brown. Dan and Drew are multi-instrumentalists covering synths, cello and … Continue reading

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Childhood recollection of Kelston Roundhill

Tom Teague discovered this web site which evoked childhood memories. He writes When I was a boy in the 1960s, once or twice a year, I remember being taken with my younger brother and sisters from our then home in … Continue reading

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Roundhill Barn hosts Kelston Records’ fest

Roundhill Barn hosted the Kelston Records fest – a simple celebration of life and summer – 15-17 July. Around 100 guests from locally, Germany and as far away as New Zealand enjoyed Bath Soft Cheese meals, local lamb, a specialist … Continue reading

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Roundhill Barn set up for a local wedding

Ali and Tom used Roundhill Barn for a wedding reception, with a stretch marquee and furniture from local firm Abbas Marquees. We commissioned a second generator for backup just in time to make sure their home made cream cakes stayed … Continue reading

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Roundhill Barn all set up for senior medical colloquium

We’ve got some senior doctors from Bath’s Royal United Hospital using Roundhill Barn tomorrow for a medical charity strategic awayday. We’d love to more for the local NHS, and we’ve tried to set up a soothing and creative environment for … Continue reading

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Hah hah! the bridges say

Jon Hamp writes: HAH HAH! the bridges say,You do not walk in Wales today…. But I have walked and I have seen,your rain, your light , your grey, your green. A gentle ‘SO?’these Cotswolds say….we hold close counsel here today. … Continue reading

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Solstice: Kelston Roundhill

The Kelston Laureate Jon Hamp sends us these words: Through The gate latchfalling lifts the head.Antlers reach to touch the veilresting soft against it. The key is entered, upside down.Lock turns, and timebreathes outward, throughto somewhere else. And gently, dust … Continue reading

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The Whale are back Saturday – tickets still available

This Sat 21 May Three Cane Whale are back at Roundhill Barn for an intimate concert. The trio play delicate, original instrumental folk tunes, and deploy rich array of original instruments many of which would be unfamiliar. “It’s fantastic: Three … Continue reading

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