Exhibitions

Rhyme Around the World

Rhyme Around the World is a lively and colourful exhibition of nursery rhymes opening at the Museum on Saturday 22 July.

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This multi-sensory exhibition invites our young visitors to step straight into their favourite nursery rhymes. Families can discover new rhymes from around the world and explore how stories, song and rhyme are shared by generations across the world. Read more and visit.

Somerset Sisters in Song:

Cecil Sharp’s Women Folk Singers

Opens 14 January to 19 August ~ Free entry

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Gypsy singer Betsy Holland (1890 – 1960). Image courtesy of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, English Folk Dance and Song Society

Cecil Sharp, a London-based music teacher, began collecting Somerset folk songs in August 1903. This exhibition tells the story of the Somerset women who provided Sharp with hundreds of folks songs. It includes a selection of photographs provided by the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, English Folk Dance and Song Society. Read more and visit.

Rhyme Around the World

 

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