Music and romance to be found at Museums at Night 2009

By Culture24 Staff | 08 May 2009
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Museums at Night could be the ideal opportunity for you to meet that someone special at one of the many events offering a hearty helping of moonlight, music and romance.

West of England

Recently voted the most romantic heritage site in the UK, the Roman Baths in Bath will be staying open late for Museums at Night 2009. Enjoy a torch-lit visit, find out about Roman cookery and take part in a tasting session. For more information go to the Roman Bath website

North East

The Artwork Gallery in Newcastle will be holding a 'food is art' chocolate sculpting workshop. The programme of indulgence will tantalise your senses and pamper your passions where you can watch join in and sample. There will also be a 'make it sell it' market open throughout the evening. For more information go to the Artworks Gallery website


Don your dancing shoes and head to HMS Belfast for the Battleship Boogie. There will be fantastic displays of dancing from professionals and many opportunities to join the lively lindy hoppers for a night of fun. For more information or book tickets got to the HMS Belfast website


If you crave the excitement and romance of a summer festival but can’t wait that long then your in luck as Urbis Manchester will be holding a series of gigs over the Museums at Night 2009 weekend. On Friday night electrified party music hip-hop / jungle rhythms and psyched sampledelics will be rumbling through the gallery followed by an irresistible night of fringe and outsider pop 'n' rock experimentation never seen or heard before in Manchester on the Saturday. For more information go to the Urbis website

For full listings of all of the Museums at Night 2009 events and stories and features to help you decide how you will spend the Museums at Night weekend go to the Museums at Night website

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