Street Art Live at Golden Grove

Street Art will be playing live at Golden Grove on Sunday, 26th March, when we’re open from 4pm to 7pm. Come and enjoy some fantastic music from a lively young band playing a unique mix of “Caribbean Funk”- violin, steel pan and of course drums, guitars and vocals. If you’re in Barbados come and enjoy ... Continue Reading


Bios Street Art is a band formed from musicians whose raw talent has been honed (at an early age) through the programmes available in Barbados to nurture and develop performing artists. For a very small island, Barbados has an abundance of talent, combined with a culture of performance, competitions and teaching. Golden Grove Alive can ... Continue Reading

From Bussa to Barrow and Beyond
April 15th 2016

To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the slave revolt in Barbados in April 1816, a special performance organised by the National Cultural Foundation was held at Golden Grove (where the revolt largely ended). An epic portrayal of the events in 1816 and the subsequent key chapters in the political and social development of Barbados, performed ... Continue Reading

Mr and Mrs Reid

On Saturday Caragh Smith and Ricardo (Lil Rick) Reid “tied the knot” at Golden Grove. More picture of the garden wedding of the Reids to come! The wedding ceremony of popular calypsonian Rickey ‘Lil Rick’ Reid and his fiancée Caragh Smith took place on Saturday at the Golden Grove Plantation in St. Philip. The couple got ... Continue Reading

Curators from Barbados Museum Talk: A Brief Federation

Curators from Barbados Museum Talk on “A Brief Federation”. It costs bds $50 for BARP members or anyone signing up to help Maaike ($70 otherwise). The beautiful grounds and plantation house at Golden Grove will be open for view. Maaike de Waal, an archaeologist from Leiden University in the Netherlands, will still be at Golden ... Continue Reading

Archaeologist at Golden Grove Barbados

Maaike de Waal, an archaeologist from Leiden University in the Netherlands, is arriving in Barbados next week. She is a specialist in prehistoric, or “Amerindian”, settlements in the Caribbean. Her core team will include her husband and young children, three overseas and Barbados students. The site studied will be Three Houses in St Philip. Previous ... Continue Reading

Golden Grove Open to Public

The visit of Dr Maaike de Waal to Barbados will be accompanied by an Open Day Programme at Golden Grove, where she will be based. The Open Day Programme will include talks on Maaike’s objectives and progress, together with other topics of historical and archaeological interest. Refreshment and other entertainment will be provided. Dates will ... Continue Reading

Archaeologist based at Golden Grove

Dr Maaike de Waal, Lecturer of the Caribbean Research Group in the Archaeology faculty at Leiden University, Netherlands, will be starting a new project in Barbados on 13th July 2015. She will be based at Golden Grove and will further explore the early Amerindian settlements at Three Houses. Golden Grove’s Facebook and Twitter pages will ... Continue Reading

Take a Look Around Our House and Beautiful Garden

Visit a unique heritage property tucked away on a quiet road towards the southeast corner of Barbados, a place to relax and enjoy. Golden Grove is available for exclusive hire for Weddings (see Weddings special page) Private Parties (see Private Hire) Holidays and Retreats (see Private Hire) Public Viewing The extraordinary history of Golden Grove ... Continue Reading

What to Expect from our Musical Evening

To Buy your ticket contact Maria on (+1 246) 840 7474 Open House – Exhibition The Barbados Museum and Historical Society has provided exhibits demonstrating the extraordinary history of Golden Grove. These are divided between panels in the main Plantation House covering the breadth of events in outline together with a special more detailed exhibition ... Continue Reading