St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

Open Daily 10am-4pm

01590 676969

Reverends, Royalty and Robberies

Reverends, Royalty and Robberies

Starts: January 24 - 7:30pm
Ends: January 24 - 8:30pm

Talk by Sarah Newman

The Famous and Infamous Guests at the Royal Bath Hotel (Bournemouth) Visitor Book 1882-1896 

Sarah will spill the beans of the visitors that stayed at the Royal Bath Hotel in the 19th century!

Talks are held at Lymington Baptist Church, opposite St Barbe Museum. Doors open at 7pm and the talk starts at 7.30pm.

The talks are free to Friends and £5 for non-members


Linocut Workshops - Winter Inspiration

Linocut Workshops - Winter Inspiration

Starts: January 25 - 10:00am
Ends: January 25 - 4:00pm

with Pete & Aimee Durnell

10am-4pm | £65 | Limited Places

Join Pete and Aimee for a relaxing day learning how to design, cut and print linocuts. Equipment and materials will be provided but you might want to bring along some favourite objects or pictures for inspiration. Tea and coffee available all day, bring a packed lunch or treat yourself to lunch from The Old School Cafe. To book a place or find out more, please call 01590 610021, 07851 387542 or email pdurnell@hotmail.com or aimeegrug@hotmail.co.uk.


Drawing Workshop - Winter Vegetation with Kim Whitby

Drawing Workshop - Winter Vegetation with Kim Whitby

Starts: January 27 - 10:00am
Ends: January 27 - 4:30pm

10am-4.30pm | £60 | Limited Places

This second workshop introduces additional techniques and strategies such as gestural line, pattern, texture and shape. It will be followed by an extended drawing activity working with biro, pencil and mixed media drawing. The day is suitable for complete beginners or previous workshop attendees.

To book your place call into St Barbe, email office@stbarbe-museum.org.uk or call 01590 676969


Tea and Memories

Tea and Memories

Starts: January 28 - 2:00pm
Ends: January 28 - 4:00pm

2-4pm | Drop-in | FREE

This time our subject is: Carnivals, Parades and other local celebrations - a fabulous collection of images to see!

A chance for older residents to look at photographs and objects and share their memories of times gone by.

Bring your friends and join us for a cup of tea and a chat

Image: Lymington Carnival 1952 - St Barbe Collection


Talk by Jeremy Gardiner

Talk by Jeremy Gardiner

Starts: February 21 - 7:30pm
Ends: February 21 - 8:30pm

Artist Jeremy Gardiner shares the background behind our current exhibiiton featuring his artwork: South by Southwest, Coastal Landscapes. Gardiner’s working method involves creating distinct layers of colour by building accretions of paint, collaging, scouring and sanding down to emulate the effects of geological time on terrain.

Talks are held at Lymington Baptist Church, opposite St Barbe Museum. Doors open at 7pm and the talk starts at 7.30pm.

The talks are free to Friends and £5 for non-members


Ink Workshop - Spring Growth with Kim Whitby

Ink Workshop - Spring Growth with Kim Whitby

Starts: February 24 - 10:00am
Ends: February 24 - 4:00pm

10am-4pm | £60 | Limited Places

This wet drawing workshop using ink will build skills in tonal working and controlling wet media on paper. It is suitable for all interested in developing their drawing skills or control of watercolour and will explore pattern and shape. This day is suitable for beginners or more experienced artists.

To book your space call into St Barbe, phone 01590 676969 or email rosalyn.goulding@stbarbe-museum.org.uk


Linocut Workshops with Pete and Aimee Durnell

Linocut Workshops with Pete and Aimee Durnell

Starts: February 29 - 10:00am
Ends: February 29 - 4:00pm

10am-4pm | £65 | Limited Places

Join Pete and Aimee for a relaxing day learning how to design, cut and print linocuts. Equipment and materials will be provided but you might want to bring along some favourite objects or pictures for inspiration. Tea and coffee available all day, bring a packed lunch or treat yourself to lunch from The Old School Cafe.

To book a place or find out more, please call 01590 610021, 07851 387542 or email pdurnell@hotmail.com or aimeegrug@hotmail.co.uk.


Watercolour Workshop - Spring Growth

Watercolour Workshop - Spring Growth

Starts: March 2 - 10:00am
Ends: March 2 - 4:00pm

with Kim Whitby

10am-4pm | £60 | Limited Places

This wet drawing workshop using ink will build skills in tonal working and controlling wet media on paper. It is suitable for all interested in developing their drawing skills or control of watercolour and will explore pattern and shape. This day is suitable for beginners or more experienced artists.

Bookings via welcome desk at St Barbe, phone 01590 676969 or email rosalyn.goulding@stbarbe-museum.org.uk