St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

Open Daily 10am-4pm

01590 676969

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Second Tuesday each month 2-4pm | Drop-in | FREE

For anyone interested in knitting or crochet, come along with your own work or join us as we make blankets for Linden House, dedicated to dementia care or Bobby Buddies in partnership with Hampshire Police.

NEW Bobby Buddies!

Next one: 11 February | 10 March | 14 April


Landscape history & Field Archaeology with Barrie Fuller

Landscape history & Field Archaeology with Barrie Fuller

Starts: January 16 - 2:00pm
Ends: January 16 - 4:00pm

Limited Spaces | FREE

Using current techniques, much can be learned from the English landscape about its long evolution into its present form. This general introductory guide is for those who wish to develop their interest or begin studying Landscape, History and Archaeology. The course will run every other Thursday for 20 weeks throughout the year. To book a place or find out more please email bf202@cam.ac.uk or call 01590 673564.


Drawing Workshop - Winter Still Life with Kim Whitby

Drawing Workshop - Winter Still Life with Kim Whitby

Starts: January 20 - 10:00am
Ends: January 20 - 4:30pm

10am-4.30pm| £60 | Limited Places

This will introduce drawing techniques and strategies followed by an extended drawing activity working with charcoal to explore the concepts further. 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 phone 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 

More details to follow…..

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. 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