Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
High Street, Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
  • Box office 0844 249 1895
  • General enquiries 01249 730459
  • Opening times Apr–Oct: daily 10.30am–5.30pm. Nov–Mar: daily 11am–4pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 & 26 Dec and Jan 1.
  • Email
  • Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock/
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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Open air theatre company Illyria stage the magical tale of Ali Baba and his cave of treasure.

Fri 2 Aug

£16 Booking essential (£11 Booking essential; Children £0–£11 Booking essential; Family £42–£56 Booking essential) / 0844 249 1895

Channel of peace

Lacock has commissioned a series of contemporary artists to develop art projects which reflect on the theme of peace from a contemporary perspective. Peace understood not as an object, rather as a process of interaction and communication. The thought provoking projects consider what peace is and can be in the context of…

Mon 20 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 21 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 22 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Thu 23 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Fox Talbot's Photographic favourites

View the abbey, its grounds and gardens in new ways, and follow the path of Fox Talbot as he made his photographic compositions. How would you treat the same subjects today? Find us and share your photographs on Twitter and Facebook @LacockNT

Mon 3 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 4 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 5 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 22 Jun

Half-term Anthotype workshops for children with Nettie Edwards

This simplified, messy workshop uses colourful flowers, berries, or vegetables like beetroot to make photographs using a totally environmentally friendly photographic process. Perfect for children and accompanying adults. Remember to bring your own apron!

Healing Herbs in the Botanic Garden

Head Gardener Sue Carter and her team have created a fantastic herb border to show some of the plants the nuns may have grown for medicinal purposes and share some medieval remedies. Some probably did no harm, but possibly not much good either, while others are effective and still used today.

Mon 20 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 21 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 22 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 15 more dates until 6 Jun

Mindful moments family trail

Strike your best yoga pose, meditate, or simply smell the roses to take you away from a busy day and calm the mind. Improve your wellbeing with positive thoughts and feelings this summer in Lacock’s peaceful grounds.

Sat 25 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Sun 26 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 27 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 13 Jun

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by John Paul Evans

"What is lost…what has been" is a series of absurd permutations of the wedding portrait. These performative responses to ideas of marriage and domesticity evoke a sense of the uncanny— Freud's idea of the 'homely and un-homely.' John Paul Evans is a Welsh born photographic artist and academic who now lives in Devon. His…

Mon 20 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 21 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 22 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 15 more dates until 6 Jun

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by Maggie Taylor

Inspired in part by Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland, Taylor’s use of antique nineteenth-century photographic sources including anonymous daguerreotypes and tintypes imbues her imagery with a Victorian character appropriate to the setting of Carroll’s narrative. Discover links to Lacock Abbey through these…

Sat 20 Jul

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Sun 21 Jul

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 22 Jul

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 8 Aug

Piece by Peace

Lacock has commissioned a series of contemporary artists to develop art projects which reflect on the theme of peace from a contemporary perspective. Peace understood not as an object, rather as a process of interaction and communication. The thought provoking projects consider what peace is and can be in the context of…

Mon 5 Aug

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 6 Aug

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 7 Aug

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Pride and Prejudice

Chapterhouse Theatre Company return with their stage adaptation of Jane Austen's classic with the charming Mr Darcy and the marriage-obsessed Mrs Bennet.

Thu 11 Jul

£16 Booking essential (£11 Booking essential; Children £0–£11 Booking essential; Family £42–£56 Booking essential) / 0844 249 1895

Spring flowers at Lacock Abbey

Take in the newly opened flowers along woodland paths, or take a stroll around the botanic garden greenhouses, both offer up a variety of flowers to spot. Why not enjoy the earliest of spring flowers including snowdrops, crocus and wild garlic.

Mon 20 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

  • 11:00 – 16:30

Tue 21 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 22 May

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 9 more dates until 31 May

Summer holiday crafts at Lacock

Have fun putting energy in creating masterpieces with a different themed craft each week.

Mon 22 Jul

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 23 Jul

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 24 Jul

Free Admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 16 Aug

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