St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

Open Daily: Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 11am - 4pm

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St Mark's Church: the Heart of Pennington

St Mark's Church: the Heart of Pennington

Starts: October 20 - 10:00am
Ends: October 21 - 3:00pm

An exhibition celebrating Pennington, St Mark’s Church and the launch of a new Guide to St Mark’s.

The show is being held at St Mark’s Church on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October, from 11am to 3pm each day.

There will also be a short talk by Geraldine Beech at 11am and 2pm on the Saturday.

Light refreshments served

Admission free


Drawings and Doodles

Drawings and Doodles

Starts: October 23 - 10:00am
Ends: October 28 - 5:00pm

Family activities to help you unleash your inner
artist – including drawing on the terrace
A ‘help yourself’ drawing event available throughout the day. Art materials will be available for people to create their own master pieces using the Angie Lewin exhibition as inspiration.
Free (with admission, no booking necessary)


Halloween Horror: Spooky Fun at St Barbe

Halloween Horror: Spooky Fun at St Barbe

Starts: October 28 - 10:00am
Ends: October 31 - 5:00pm

Hallowe’en Horror:
Spooky family events over four days.
Sat 28 – Tues 31 Oct 10am-5pm
Hunt the body parts hidden in our gruesome
museum trail
Free with general admission


Halloween Crafts

Halloween Crafts

Starts: October 28 - 11:00am
Ends: October 29 - 3:00pm

Create your own accessories
and decorations for a frightful night
Drop-in between
11am-3pm
Free with general admission


Halloween Crafts

Halloween Crafts

Starts: October 30 - 3:00pm
Ends: October 31 - 4:30pm

Create your own accessories
and decorations for a frightful night
Drop-in between
3pm-4.30pm
Free with general admission.
No booking necessary


Wood Engraving Workshop with Kate Dicker

Wood Engraving Workshop with Kate Dicker

Starts: November 4 - 10:30am
Ends: November 4 - 4:30pm

An introduction to wood engraving with printmaker Kate Dicker, a member of the Society of Wood Engravers and the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers.
Explore the technique of wood engraving using our exhibition Angie Lewin: A Printmaker’s Journey as a source of inspiration. You will create your own wood block design and print from it. All materials (including two wood blocks) are provided and included in the price. All you will need to bring are a few ideas in sketchbooks, notebooks or photographs, a pencil and a biro.
Price £50


Explore the Archive Week

Explore the Archive Week

Starts: November 13 - 11:00am
Ends: November 17 - 1:00pm

Learn how to care for your family treasures and pick up some research tips.
Monday 13- Friday 17 November 11am – 1pm
These workshops are for adults.
Free (with admission, no booking necessary)


Museum Detectives

Museum Detectives

Starts: November 18 - 11:00am
Ends: November 18 - 3:00pm

Fun conservation activities for kids.
Free (with admission, no booking necessary)


Crafty Christmas

Crafty Christmas

Starts: December 18 - 11:00am
Ends: December 23 - 3:00pm

Winter trails through the museum, and the chance to make your own Christmas tree decorations and cards.
Free (with admission, no booking necessary)