St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery

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

01590 676969

Creative Cafe

Creative Cafe

Starts: May 28 - 2:30pm
Ends: May 28 - 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 2.30pm-4pm.

ALL TUESDAYS: 25 June | 23 July | 27 August

For more information, please contact 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 from 6 May at St Barbe Museum in New Street and 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.

Kindly sponsored by

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.

SECOND TUESDAY each month: 9 July | 13 August

Wood Engraving Course with Peter Brown (2 day)

Wood Engraving Course with Peter Brown (2 day)

Starts: July 11 - 10:30am
Ends: July 12 - 4:00pm

An introduction to wood engraving. On day one you will look at tools and the marks they can make and how to use them to create tones. On the next day you will engrave your own image onto wood. Suitable for those with some drawing experience. No need to have knowledge of printmaking. All materials provided.

Peter contributes weekly to The Times ‘Feather Report’ with his wonderful wood engravings of birds.

Limited places available | £100 | 1 hour break for lunch – not included | Phone 01590 676969 to book

Wet Felting Workshop (intermediate) with Pippa Crouch

Wet Felting Workshop (intermediate) with Pippa Crouch

Starts: July 13 - 10:30am
Ends: July 13 - 4:00pm

Using merino wool tops, silks and other interesting fibres, you will have the opportunity to create two wet-felted artworks. You will also have the chance of working on needle felting embellishments. Intermediate level – for those with some experience of making felt. All materials supplied.

Limited places available | £75 per workshop | 1 hr break for lunch, not included.

To book a place or find out more, please call 01425 617651 or email