Invitation to Craft and Play events at Barney’s Playbarn

Barney’s Playbarn in Uckfield celebrates its third anniversary next month and is holding Craft and Play events next week from Monday to Friday (July 25 to 29).

These bookable sessions are held twice a day, one from 10.30am to 1pm, and another from 2-4pm, and those taking part are welcome to stay for the rest of the day in the soft play area afterwards.

There are two pricing tariffs:

Option 1 is £10, for one child and one adult. It includes a craft session and access to soft play, but does not include food and drink.

Option 2 is £19.95, for one child and one adult. It included a child’s meal (from an event menu) unlimited squash, access to soft play, adult hot drink, and a slice of cake or Danish pastry for the adult.

There’s more information in a previous Uckfield News story here.

Job vacancy

• Barney’s is looking for a member of staff to join their small team the end of August/beginning of September. The position is for a dual role of front of house/cook.

Barney’s owner Louise Jago says: “Fun, bubbly and confident individuals are invited to apply to join the team working to provide the best quality service for customers.

“You’ll be doing a bit of everything, from barista, cooking, waitressing, customer care, cleaning to taking on the persona of our costume character Barney or Becky Bear.”

She adds that a Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable, along with customer service qualifications and First Aid, although not essential as full training will be given. General health and safety knowledge is essential.

Casual Weekend front of house staff are also being sought.

To learn more please see the Barney’s Facebook page or website for links of how to apply or email CVs to

Anniversary competition

• Look out for a competition on the Barney’s Facebook page to mark the Playbarn’s third anniversary on August 8.

The business is giving away two season tickets, for one named child and an adult, with the type of season ticket depending on how many page likes Barney’s Playbarn page gets.

There will be:

  • One-month season ticket for 30 new page likes
  • Three-month season ticket for 90 new page likes
  • Six-month season ticket for 150 new page likes
  • 12-month annual pass for 200 new page likes.

Family passes

If the page reaches 2000 likes or more Barney’s Playbarn will give away two annual family passes for two named children and adults.

To be in with a chance of winning like and  comment on the relevant Barney’s Playbarn status and share the page with your friends.

On August 8, the anniversary date, Barney’s will see how many likes it has and pick winners at random from everyone who liked and commented.

Children’s parties

• Don’t forget that children’s parties can be booked at Barney’s Playbarn. There are a variety of packages available starting at £7.50 per person.

They include Cubs in the Wood, Teddy Bears Picnic, Beary Bash, Evening Exclusive Use and Weekend Early Bird exclusive use. Read more on the Playbarn website.

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