St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

Open 10am - 4pm
Monday to Sunday

01590 676969

Creative Cafe

Creative Cafe

Starts: March 26 - 2:00pm
Ends: March 26 - 4:00pm

Creative Café – creative sessions for adults.

Would you like to meet new people?
Feeling a bit lonely or isolated?
Want to be more creative and learn a new craft?
If any of the above applies to you come along and join this friendly group.

All materials are provided for a small donation and refreshments are available to purchase from the gallery cafe.

Takes place in the McCarthy Room on the fourth Tuesday each month from 2pm-4pm.

For more information, please contact fran@hart.works or call 01590 435045


Wet Felting Workshops

Wet Felting Workshops

Starts: April 13 - 1:00pm
Ends: December 7 - 4:00pm

“Learn to Paint with Wool” – Beginners Class
Using Merino wool tops, silks and other interesting fibres. You will have the opportunity to create wet felt artworks. Other techniques will also be shown, such as needle felting embellishment.

ALL SATURDAYS: 13 April | 11 May | 15 June | 20 July | 10 August | 14 September | 16 November | 7 December

£40pp (£10 non-refundable deposit) | All materials included
Small group sizes (6 per workshop) | 1-4pm

Book direct: feltable@yahoo.com | 07925 064571


Tea and Memories

Tea and Memories

Starts: April 24 - 2:00pm
Ends: April 24 - 4:00pm

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. There is a different theme every time.

Wed 24 April


Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Starts: May 14 - 2:00pm
Ends: May 14 - 4:00pm

2-4pm | McCarthy Room | Drop-in | FREE

For anyone interested in knitting or crochet, come along with your own work or join us as we create signal flags and a knitted nativity scene for Christmas.


Creative Cafe

Creative Cafe

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

Would you like to meet new people?
Feeling a bit lonely or isolated?
Want to be more creative and learn a new craft?
If any of the above applies to you come along and join this friendly group.

All materials are provided for a small donation and refreshments are available to purchase from the gallery cafe.

Takes place in the McCarthy Room on the fourth Tuesday each month from 2pm-4pm.

For more information, please contact fran@hart.works or call 01590 435045


Lymington Open Gardens 2019

Lymington Open Gardens 2019

Starts: June 2 - 2:00pm
Ends: June 2 - 6:00pm

Entry by programme price £6 Lymington Open Gardens is organised by the Friends of St Barbe Museum.

The first Open Gardens day was held in 2010 was a great success; and the Open Gardens scheme is now an established Lymington summer event enjoyed by many Lymington residents and visitors.

Click here to see full listings of Open Gardens

Why not make it a day out? You will see the New Forest ponies and their foals as you travel through the Forest. There are lots of cafés and pubs in the town where you can have lunch or pleasant picnic spots down on the Quay or in Grove Gardens park near the High Street. Entry to the gardens will be by programme (£6) on sale in advance at St Barbe Museum in New Street and at Moore Blatch, 48 High Street, on the day as well as at all other gardens. Many of the gardens are within walking distance of each other - or if you want to see them all a short bicycle ride.

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Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Starts: June 11 - 2:00pm
Ends: June 11 - 4:00pm

2-4pm | McCarthy Room | Drop-in | FREE

For anyone interested in knitting or crochet, come along with your own work or join us as we create signal flags and a knitted nativity scene for Christmas.


Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Starts: July 19 - 2:00pm
Ends: July 19 - 4:00pm

2-4pm | McCarthy Room | Drop-in | FREE

For anyone interested in knitting or crochet, come along with your own work or join us as we create signal flags and a knitted nativity scene for Christmas.