July – October 2015

Lunchtime Concert Music
July 14, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Handel and his Contemporaries @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Lucy Simon (soprano) & Paul Simon (keyboard) An exploration into the music from the time of Canaletto. Arias are performed here by soprano Lucy Simon, accompanied by Paul Simon, with stories of the musicians with whom Canaletto rubbed shoulders in...
Exhibition Families Learning Music Workshop
July 24, 2015 – July 26, 2015 all-day
Friday 24 July Study afternoon and evening lecture – see full listings here Celebrating Canaletto Foodie treats outdoors and in from benugo Camera Obscura on the front lawn Punch and Judy 12 noon, 1.45pm & 3.30pm Venetian Mask Masking drop-in...
Adults Exhibition Music
July 24, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a summer’s evening and after-hours access to our galleries and special exhibitions at our Friday UP LATE. Relax with a drink and enjoy music in the Garden Café or spill out into our gardens and enjoy the evening sun...
Adults Exhibition Music
July 25, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a summer’s evening and after-hours access to our galleries and special exhibitions at our Friday UP LATE. Relax with a drink and enjoy music in the Garden Café or spill out into our gardens and enjoy the evening sun...
Music
July 31, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Edna Blackwell (Schantz Forte Piano) Geoff Ditcham (Introductions) Just as Canaletto and other Italian artists worked in Italy and England, musicians of that time visited, lived and worked in both countries. Singers from Operaletta present solos and ensembles by 18th-century...
Adults Exhibition Music
August 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a summer’s evening and after-hours access to our galleries and special exhibitions at our Friday Up Late. Relax with a drink and enjoy music in the Garden Café or spill out into our gardens and enjoy the evening sun...
Lunchtime Concert Music
September 8, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Helen Coombs (harpsichord and fortepiano) “A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what is expected a man should see.” Dr Johnson Long before the Grand Tour of the...
Music
September 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The music of Emma’s world is brought to life in this entertaining programme of songs, arias and readings.
Lunchtime Concert Music
September 22, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Evelyn Strasburger and Charles Wiffen return to the Holburne with a programme of songs from all over the world on the subject of sleep, of dreams and of night. Music from Handel, Barber, Rachmaninov, Liszt, Faure, Strauss, Britten, Tchaikovsky and...
Adults Exhibition Music
September 25, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a summer’s evening and after-hours access to our galleries and special exhibitions at our Friday UP LATE. Relax with a drink and enjoy music in the Garden Café or spill out into our gardens and enjoy the evening sun...
Lunchtime Concert Music
October 6, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Musicke in the Ayre: Philippa Neaverson (soprano) & Din Ghani (lute) As well as songs about the torment of cruel lovers, Philippa and Din perform works celebrating hope, joy and contentment in love. They also include songs that recognize the...
Lunchtime Concert Music
October 20, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Anneke Scott (natural horn) & Steven Devine (fortepiano) Leading principal horn Anneke Scott and harpsichordist Steven Devine present two of Franz Danzi’s sonatas for fortepiano and natural horn.
Adults Exhibition Music
October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a summer’s evening and after-hours access to our galleries and special exhibitions at our Friday UP LATE. Relax with a drink and enjoy music in the Garden Café or spill out into our gardens and enjoy the evening sun...

Free Admission to The Collection

The heart of the present day Collection was formed by Sir Thomas William Holburne (1793-1874). As a second son, Thomas William (generally known as William) first pursued a naval career. He ultimately inherited the Baronetcy in 1820 following the death of his elder brother, Francis, at the Battle of Bayonne in 1814.

In 1882 this collection of over 4,000 objects, pictures and books was bequeathed to the people of Bath by Holburne’s sister, Mary Anne Barbara Holburne. One of the Holburne’s main purposes is to preserve the things that have been entrusted to our care. The Collection if free to view.

Garden Cafe

Come and see us in the Garden Cafe at The Holburne Museum. The cafe is run by Benugo and shares the Museum’s opening hours, with the last order taken half an hour before we close.