St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

Opening Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

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General Pringle Taylor of Pennington House

General Pringle Taylor of Pennington House

Starts: September 6 - 7:00pm
Ends: September 6 - 8:30pm

General Pringle Taylor, KH, (1796-1884) was a British Army officer.  His career spanned more than sixty years and included service in India, Africa, Great Britain and the West Indies.  He also engaged in a long-running dispute with the military authorities.  After his marriage, the family home was in Pennington, and he is buried in St Mark’s churchyard.

Talks are held at Lymington Baptist Church, opposite St Barbe Museum. Doors opens at 7pm and talk starts at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome. Members free, guests £5


Private Evening Reception at Palace House, Beaulieu

Private Evening Reception at Palace House, Beaulieu

Starts: September 12 - 6:30pm
Ends: September 12 - 8:00pm

Patrons and Friends of St Barbe are invited by our President, Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, to a private evening Reception 6:30-8:00 pm in Palace House, Beaulieu. Refreshments will be served from the Palace House kitchen. The House and Gardens will be open to view, including an exhibition of the art and craft work of Lord Montagu’s mother, Belinda, Lady Montagu.


Tickets are available to Patrons and Friends of St Barbe at £15.00 per person.
Additional tickets can be purchased for up to two guests per Patron or Friend.
This event is not open to members of the public.


Inspire Weekend

Inspire Weekend

Starts: September 14 - 10:00am
Ends: September 15 - 4:00pm

St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery is hosting an open weekend INSPIRE Weekend to coincide with Heritage Open Days (which is a National initiative) where the museum and galleries will be FREE ENTRY all weekend for visitors to come in, explore, engage and find out more.

There will be a full programme of activity over the two days including:

  • Live music, acoustic/jazz
  • Hand on arts and crafts sessions
  • Family & childrens activities
  • Costumed characters from the museum
  • Gallery tours with our curator
  • Museum insights with our director
  • Plus a few surprises!

Come and enjoy all St Barbe has to offer, a thriving cultural hub with heritage talks, artist workshops, the old school café and a delightful giftshop.

Sat 10am to 5pm | Sun 10am to 4pm