St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

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

01590 676969

Tea and Memories

Tea and Memories

Starts: October 29 - 2:00pm
Ends: October 29 - 4:00pm

2-4pm | Drop-in | FREE

This time our subject is: Cinemas and local Amateur Dramatic societies - a fabulous collection of images to see!

Featuring the Lyric Theatre cinema in Lymington which ran for 50 years between 1913 and 1963, The Waverley 1929–1972 in New Milton and its precursor The Scala. There will also be information on Lymington’s theatres. Then a wealth of records of amateur dramatics in the area, with pictures and programmes for The Lymington Players, The Lymington Musical and Dramatic Society and the New Forest Amateur Dramatic Players who performed in New Milton.

IMAGE - Children outside The Lyric Cinema for the last Saturday matinee film performance before closure, St Thomas Street, Lymington, 1 June 1963

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


Art Textiles with Kirsty Eustace

Art Textiles with Kirsty Eustace

Starts: November 7 - 10:15am
Ends: November 21 - 12:34pm

Thursdays 7, 14 & 21 November | 10.15-11.45am | £35 for all 3 sessions | Limited spaces

Through-out this three week course, you will be free to use your own creative ideas based around a theme of you own choice. The aim of this group is primarily to get together with like-minded people and share ideas, whilst working on your own project. Although Kirsty will be around to offer advice, support and demonstrations, it is not a tutor-led group.

Materials not provided. To book a place or find out more please email kirstyeustace@outlook.com or call 07703 002950


Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Starts: November 12 - 2:00pm
Ends: November 12 - 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.

Next one: 10 December


Wet Felting Workshops (beginners)

Wet Felting Workshops (beginners)

Starts: November 16 - 1:00pm
Ends: November 16 - 4:00pm

1-4pm | £40 | Limited spaces

Learn to paint with wool: using merino wool tops, silks and other interesting fibres, you will have the opportunity to create wet-felt artworks. Other techniques will also be demonstrated, such as needle felting embellishment.

All materials provided | To book a place or find out more please call 01425 617651 or email feltable@yahoo.com


Art Textiles with Kirsty Eustace

Art Textiles with Kirsty Eustace

Starts: November 28 - 10:15am
Ends: December 12 - 11:45am

Thursdays 28 November, 5 and 12 December | 10.15-11.45am | £35 for all 3 sessions | Limited spaces

Through-out this three week course, you will be free to use your own creative ideas based around a theme of you own choice. The aim of this group is primarily to get together with like-minded people and share ideas, whilst working on your own project. Although Kirsty will be around to offer advice, support and demonstrations, it is not a tutor-led group.

Materials not provided. To book a place or find out more please email kirstyeustace@outlook.com or call 07703 002950


Wood Engraving Course with Peter Brown

Wood Engraving Course with Peter Brown

Starts: December 2 - 10:00am
Ends: December 4 - 4:30pm

Book for Monday and Tuesday if you are a beginner, Tuesday and Wednesday if your a returning student or all 3 if you are really keen!

On day one you will look at tools and the marks they can make and how to use them to create tones. The next two days will give you ample time to engrave your own image onto wood.

All materials provided | Suitable for those with some drawing experience | £100 (2 days) | £150 (3 days)

Please call into St Barbe or call 01590 676969 to book your place.

Peter contributes a beautiful weekly engraving to The Times for their Feather Report


Wet Felting Workshops (beginners)

Wet Felting Workshops (beginners)

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

1-4pm | £40 | Limited spaces

Learn to paint with wool: using merino wool tops, silks and other interesting fibres, you will have the opportunity to create wet-felt artworks. Other techniques will also be demonstrated, such as needle felting embellishment.

All materials provided | To book a place or find out more please call 01425 617651 or email feltable@yahoo.com