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A Decolonising Creative Writing Workshop- Series 1

October 21 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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A writing workshop created for and welcoming people from the Black community, the African and Caribbean diaspora, those who identify as part of a minority community, and anyone who feels impacted by colonialism. If you would like to find ways that your voice and story can influence how we see the past and how we can impact the present, this workshop may be a good place to start! Engage with the history and story of one of the newest displays…

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Family Halloween Trail

October 23 - October 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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This October half term explore the Holburne is a new spook-tacular way! Uncover the hidden ghost stories within the museum's unique collection and historic building- with a Halloween twist. Trails are available to purchase from museum front desk 23-31 October.  £1 per person.

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A Decolonising Creative Writing Workshop- Series 1

October 28 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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A writing workshop created for and welcoming people from the Black community, the African and Caribbean diaspora, those who identify as part of a minority community, and anyone who feels impacted by colonialism. If you would like to find ways that your voice and story can influence how we see the past and how we can impact the present, this workshop may be a good place to start! Engage with the history and story of one of the newest displays…

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Halloween at The Holburne

Halloween at The Holburne

October 30 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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The ‘House of Holburne’ opens its doors for Halloween treats and spectacles! Join us on Saturday 30 October 5-9pm for an evening of spook-tacular fun including:- 'Show Us Your Pumpkin' carved pumpkin competition- Free to Enter!  Carve your pumpkin with your best spooky design at home, bring it with you to display outside the museum and enter our special competition. The best pumpkin will win a free family pass to The Holburne Museum & The House of Frankenstein! Tealights to…

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Family Halloween Trail

October 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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This October half term explore the Holburne is a new spook-tacular way! Uncover the hidden ghost stories within the museum's unique collection and historic building- with a Halloween twist. Trails are available to purchase from museum front desk 23-31 October.  £1 per person.

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A Decolonising Creative Writing Workshop – Series 2

November 4 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 25, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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4 part on-line workshop with Sabrin Hasbun (Bath Spa University and Falmouth University). A writing workshop created for and welcoming people from the Black community, the African and Caribbean diaspora, those who identify as part of a minority community, and anyone who feels impacted by colonialism. If you would like to find ways that your voice and story can influence how we see the past and how we can impact the present, this workshop may be a good place to…

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Wordsworth at 250 by Bath Spa University Public Lectures

November 10 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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Free but please register

A celebration of the 250th anniversary of the great Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850) About this event A celebration of the 250th anniversary of the great Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850), whose collaboration with S. T. Coleridge, The Lyrical Ballads, was published in the West Country in 1798. This event will feature short talks by Professor Dinah Birch (Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Cultural Engagement and Professor of English Literature, University of Liverpool, CBE), Jeff Cowton (Curator and Head of Learning, Wordsworth Grasmere,…

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A Decolonising Creative Writing Workshop – Series 2

November 11 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 25, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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4 part on-line workshop with Sabrin Hasbun (Bath Spa University and Falmouth University). A writing workshop created for and welcoming people from the Black community, the African and Caribbean diaspora, those who identify as part of a minority community, and anyone who feels impacted by colonialism. If you would like to find ways that your voice and story can influence how we see the past and how we can impact the present, this workshop may be a good place to…

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A Decolonising Creative Writing Workshop – Series 2

November 18 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 25, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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4 part on-line workshop with Sabrin Hasbun (Bath Spa University and Falmouth University). A writing workshop created for and welcoming people from the Black community, the African and Caribbean diaspora, those who identify as part of a minority community, and anyone who feels impacted by colonialism. If you would like to find ways that your voice and story can influence how we see the past and how we can impact the present, this workshop may be a good place to…

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A Decolonising Creative Writing Workshop – Series 2

November 25 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 25, 2021

The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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4 part on-line workshop with Sabrin Hasbun (Bath Spa University and Falmouth University). A writing workshop created for and welcoming people from the Black community, the African and Caribbean diaspora, those who identify as part of a minority community, and anyone who feels impacted by colonialism. If you would like to find ways that your voice and story can influence how we see the past and how we can impact the present, this workshop may be a good place to…

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“Nowell nowell”: a Tudor Christmas

December 4 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Holburne Museum, Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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£18.00

Dowland Youth Works | Laurence Williams director | Sam Brown lute  Dowland Youth Works was formed in 2018 to introduce gifted young singers to the world of early music. You are warmly invited to an Elizabethan evening of songs and carols in the company of this special ensemble and their directors. Music by Byrd, Tallis, Dowland, et al.  7pm for a 7.30pm

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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.

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.

Chairs and tables by the glass walls of the Garden Cafe
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