Somerset Rural Life Museum

The Farmhouse
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The Museum tells the story of Somerset’s rich rural and social history and provides a family-friendly destination which has learning, access and discovery at its heart.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Easter to the end of October
Tuesday – Sunday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm and Bank Holiday Mondays.

November to Easter
Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm and Bank Holiday Mondays.

Last entry 4.30 pm.

Admission charges

Admission including Gift Aid £6.00 adults/£4.95 concessions/£2.75 child (under 18 years)/under 5s free.

Collection details

Social History, Archives

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
'Carl with the blower,’ Burrow Hill apple harvest 25x32cm, oil on paper

FARM

  • 3 June — 3 December 2017

Somerset’s food and farming heritage is celebrated in a new exhibition by local artist Kate Lynch.

The exhibition, called ‘FARM’, includes more than 40 paintings and drawings made on 19 farms, mostly in central Somerset. The pictures are the result of two years of visits to historic Somerset farms where Kate shadowed herdsmen, sheep and pig farmers, apple growers, cheese and cider makers, and growers of willow and wheat. Kate has recorded their family stories and the colourful history of the farms in a hardback book that is being published to accompany the exhibition.

The exhibition marks the re-opening of Somerset Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury and runs from 3 June to 3 December.

A series of events will run alongside the exhibition, including charcoal drawing workshops, a talk about Kate Lynch’s project and a Farmers’ Market to include autumn produce from the featured farms.

Admission

Museum admission charges apply.

Website

http://WWW.SRLM.ORG.UK

Somerset Rural Life Museum
Abbey Farm
Glastonbury
Somerset
BA6 8DB
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.SRLM.org.uk

E-mail

SRLM@swheritage.org.uk

Telephone

01458 831197

Fax

01458 834684

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