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'The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. Our world famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time ... Join us for concerts and recitals inspired by the collections.'

 

'The Barber Institute is home to Europe’s finest art deco concert hall, and boasts a chamber music and recital series dating back to 1945. The internationally acclaimed Barber Evening Concerts are presented alongside regular free Friday lunchtime concerts. We also present the Barber Opera and a variety of family/learning concerts, and performances in partnership with festivals including the Birmingham International Piano Festival, CrossCurrents, and the annual student Summer Festival of Music.'

 

'Beamish is very grateful to have a number of local bands and choirs perform at the Museum across the year. If you are a member of a group that is interested in performing at the museum, please contact ...'

 

Burgh House was built in 1704, during Queen Anne's reign. It was one of the first large houses to be built in Hampstead, which at the time was flourishing as a fashionable Spa, known as Hampstead Wells ... On the ground floor, there was originally just the entrance hall and a much smaller version of the Music Room ... In the 1920s, the Music Room was extended dramatically to form the room we know and love today. The room is now used for concerts, plays, talks and choirs.’

 

'England's first public art gallery, the Dulwich Picture Gallery is home to masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens, Gainsborough and Van Dyck.' Occasional concerts and recitals ... including in Christ's Chapel Dulwich - accessible from the Cloister in the Gallery.

 

Also indexedChrist's Chapel Dulwich

‘The principal art museum of the University of Cambridge, with world-class collections spanning centuries and civilisations.’ Events include a weekly series of early Sunday afternoon recitals: ‘Admission is by token, 1 per person, available at the Founder’s Entrance desk on a first-come first-served basis from 12.00 on the day of the concert. Space is limited and there is no standing room available. There is a voluntary collection after the concert’.

 

‘The Foundling Museum explores the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery. We aim to inspire adults and children to make a positive contribution to society, by celebrating the power of individuals and the arts to change lives ... Whether you're looking for unique things to do in London this weekend, or activities for children, there's always something on at the Foundling Museum. From special exhibitions, free displays and activities for families, to concerts and talks.’

 

‘Live music is an important part of what we do at Handel & Hendrix in London to bring to life the world of these two musical greats. Rehearsals, masterclasses, Saturday talks and the weekly concert series celebrate both Handel and Hendrix’s London, many of the Baroque recitals taking place in the historic Music Room where Handel would rehearse his latest operas or oratorios with musicians and singers.’

 

‘At the heart of the Holburne Museum is the collection of Sir William Holburne (1793-1874), fifth baronet of Menstrie ... In 1882 this collection of over 4,000 objects, pictures and books was bequeathed to the people of Bath by Holburne’s sister ... Since his death, more than 2,000 items have been added to his collection including portrait miniatures, porcelain, embroideries and portraits by some of the greatest artists of the eighteenth century.‘ The Museum is the setting for a range of concerts and recitals each season.

 

‘Opened in 1901 and is a firm favourite with local people and visitors. It has stunning architecture and a family friendly atmosphere ... Enjoy an organ recital, a free tour or at weekends and holidays take part in one of our family activities.’ Daily lunchtime organ recitals.

 

‘Situated in the heart of Cardiff’s elegant civic centre, it houses Wales’s national art, geology and natural history collections as well as major touring and temporary exhibitions.’ The Friends of National Museum Wales arrange ‘monthly public lectures on topics of artistic, historical and scientific interest, and other activities such as concerts and “behind the scenes” Museum visits’. Includes recitals on the ‘magnificent Williams-Wynn Wynnstay 18th century organ’.

 

'The world's largest array of composer instruments in a richly decorated Adam house ... Instruments in the collection are used in concerts during the summer and autumn. Concerts are held in the original Music Room of the house, designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield in 1903.'

 

‘Enjoy music in the Gallery's surroundings ... Please note that places for concerts are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis.’

‘Classical music performance taking place in the stunning Drawing Room, surrounded by the museum's unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park’.

 

'Friends of the Whitworth present a series of free Sunday Concerts that are open to all. At 3pm on selected Sunday afternoons, students from the Royal Northern College of Music perform in the New Arrivals exhibition gallery, overlooking Whitworth Park. Past concerts have included classical flamenco guitar to contemporary flute. There really is something for all tastes and ages. Each concert will last around 45 minutes, and you can feel free to drop in and out.'

 

 

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