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 Marks 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
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 Montagus 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.
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.