Summer 2017 at the Museum

All events free with normal admission.

Summer 2017 at Holst Birthplace Museum

Gustav’s Gramophone 1 July – 20 December 2017

Swap digital for shellac! We have the Holst family gramophone on display – come and hear some vintage sounds in this special exhibition.

Grand Opening Event Sunday 2nd July 2017

Bake Back in Time 1:30-5pm
Using her trusty 1920s Mrs Beeton and our working Victorian range, our resident cook will be baking a range of period cakes for visitors to sample.

Gramophone Demonstrations 2:30pm & 3:30pm

Children’s Drop-in Craft Activities 2-4pm
Design a record sleeve for Holst’s first electrical recording of The Planets.

Children’s Drop-in Activities

Every Tuesday during the Summer Holidays 10:30-3pm

Crafty activities with a Gramophone theme – different each week.

Everyday in the Museum

HMV ‘Nipper’ Dog Trail

Everyday in our Learning Space

Children’s colour in and cut out activity – create a paper gramophone for the Dale & Forty shop window.

Exhibition Talks

Tuesday 4 July & Tuesday 8 August 1:30-2pm

Join our Curator to find out more about Gustav’s Gramophone