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EXHIBITION: Threads Through the Landscape: The Embroiderers’ Guild and Capability Brown Saturday 2nd July - Saturday 24th September: As per opening times


Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was a landscape designer who created a style which has shaped people’s picture of the quintessential English countryside. To commemorate the 300th
anniversary of his birth members of The Embroiderers’ Guild have been creating new work inspired by his landscapes across the whole country.

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Pickford’s House: Summer Spectacular Saturday 30th July: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


We are thrilled to invite you to start your summer with us at Pickford’s House. The whole house and garden will burst in to life with re-enactors to meet around every corner, transporting you back in time.

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Georgian Jollies Banquet Tuesday 2nd August: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Help us prepare for a luxurious Georgian banquet! Create floral decorations, decorate plates and design menus to help us create a magnificent Georgian table.

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Georgian Jollies Banquet Tuesday 2nd August: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Help us prepare for a luxurious Georgian banquet! Create floral decorations, decorate plates and design menus to help us create a magnificent Georgian table.

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Pickford’s House

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Bank Holidays: CLOSED

FREE ENTRY

Come and experience our unique Museum of Georgian Life and Historic Costume.

Pickford’s House,
41 Friar Gate,
Derby, DE1 1DA

info@derbymuseums.org
01332 715181

FREE parking to Pickford’s House visitors. Turn right at the ‘Pickford’s House’ sign off Agard Street.


 

PICKFORD’S HOUSE IS A STUNNING TOWNHOUSE AND GARDEN FROM 1770, DESIGNED BY PROMINENT DERBY ARCHITECT JOSEPH PICKFORD AND USED AS BOTH HIS FAMILY HOME AND AS A PROFESSIONAL SHOWCASE OF HIS ARCHITECTURAL SKILLS.

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TRANSITIONAL SPACES

Transitional Spaces are the places that we are beginning to use to show our previously stored collections.

OTHER GALLERIES

Derby Museums have a collection that is wide ranging and varied. We hope that you find something to interest you.

MIDLAND RAILWAY STUDY CENTRE

The Mildand Railway Study Centre at the Silk Mill is the UK's largest pre-nationalisation railway archive.

About Us

Derby Museums is a charitable trust responsible for the rich cultural and creative history of Derby. The Trust manages three sites: the City Museum and Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and The Silk Mill, and all art and collections are held and curated by the Trust.

Derby Museums,
Museum and Art Gallery,
The Strand,
Derby, DE1 1BS

01332 641901
info@derbymuseums.org

Support Us

As a charitable trust, Derby Museums relies on funding and grants from organisations and donations from businesses and the general public. Find out more about how you can support our work through donations or by volunteering…

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