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Beautiful Boxes

When: June 2, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Enjoy decorating a beautiful keepsake chest in which to keep your own ‘Prized Possessions’ . Inspired by the exhibition Prized Possessions: Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses, we’ll be exploring relief pattern and simple gilding techniques using metal leaf. (Each…

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Special Arty Saturday for 5-11 year olds

When: August 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath BA2 4DB, UK

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Mrs Siddons by Thomas Gainsborough on loan from the National Gallery

Gainsborough and the Theatre

When: October 5, 2018 – January 20, 2019 all-day

By bringing together some of Thomas Gainsborough’s finest portraits of his friends in the theatre, this exhibition will create a conversation between the leading actors, managers, musicians, playwrights, designers, dancers and critics of the 1760s-80s.  Gainsborough & the Theatre explores…

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A Long Way Home Photography Exhibition

The Long Way Home

When: April 19, 2018 – April 29, 2018 all-day
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

The Long Way Home reflects on the long journey that refugees across the world undertake when they decide to leave their homes in pursuit of a new place to call “home”. It’s normally the wealthiest, luckiest or strongest ones who…

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In Search of Adventure: Female Explorers, Past and Present

When: September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Join explorer Jacki Hill-Murphy as she shares her research into history’s untold stories of the brave women who travelled to remote corners of the world in search of adventure. Jacki will recount her own experiences of walking in these women’s…

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Letters from Baghdad

When: September 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

In honour of our new display, Bath to Baghdad: A Collection of Persian Art, join us for a screening of Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum’s film, Letters from Baghdad (cert PG), which tells the extraordinary true story of Gertrude Bell…

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Strings of Joy

Brightest Day a Cloud

When: September 18, 2018 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Strings of Joy (Corde di Gioia) present a recital of Regency instrumental music and Lieder, which explores the element of water. With pieces by Franz Schubert, whose music took inspiration from little splashes in a lake to the tremendous strength…

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His Majesty 33rd Regiment

His Majesty’s 33rd Regiment of Foot

When: September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am – September 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

For the opening weekend of the Jane Austen Festival, re-enactment group, His Majesty’s 33rd Regiment of Foot, will be camping out on the Holburne’s front lawn. Experience what life would have been like for a soldier living in Austen’s time…

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Beaded necklace workshop

Craft a Bold Beaded Necklace

When: September 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Craft your own stylish wooden bead necklace. Learn how to paint a variety of minimalist designs and quirky patterns in bold colours, and choose from a selection of beautiful ribbons and cords to create fastenings. ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Miss Tanner's collection Embroidered Shawl ( Detail), wool and silk, Iran, 19th century. The Holburne Museum. Tony Gilbert Photography

Journey to Persia: Miss Tanner and her Collection

When: September 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Ellen Tanner was among the first Western women to travel solo to the Middle East. Discover the story of Miss Tanner’s travels from her first visit in 1894 to her later gifts of Persian art to the Holburne. This talk…

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