Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Country house with monastic roots, once home to William Henry Fox Talbot

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Things to see and do

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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

What's on 

Peel back the layers of architectural changes through our installation on the South Lawn.

The foundation story of Lacock Abbey 

Through physical installations and sound, travel back to the 1300s and find out about the abbey's missing church.

The Survivors, Deogarh Palace, Deogarh by Karen Knorr

Another Way of Telling: A Photography Exhibition by Karen Knorr 

Another Way of Telling: a photography exhibition by Karen Knorr features structures, colours, textures, nature and local fables from visits to India and Japan.

Illyria present Adventures of Dr Dolittle at Lacock Abbey, 2018

Illyria present Adventures of Dr Dolittle at Lacock Abbey 

On Lacock's beautiful South Lawn, Illyria will bring to life Hugh Lofting's 'The Adventures of Dr Dolittle', a funny, much-loved and exciting adventure.

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer

Chapterhouse Theatre present Alice's adventures in Wonderland 

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer on Lacock's South Lawn.

Upcoming events

A photography exhibition by Karen Knorr

Sun 22 Jul 2018
10:30-17:00
The photographic work of Karen Knorr is our second exhibition in the 2018 Women and Power celebration. Her work arises out of cultural research she undertakes and is in response to traditions, materials, furniture and ways of living.

Healing herbs family trail

Sun 22 Jul 2018
10:30-17:30
800 years ago, the nuns of Lacock Abbey couldn't just pop down the doctors to buy their medicine, so they grew their own. Find out more on our fun family trail.

Summer holiday family crafts - sun catchers and sundials

Mon 23 Jul 2018
10:30-16:00
Join us in Lacock's beautiful Botanic Garden for fun family craft activities. Our first week’s activities involve celebrating the summer sunshine through sun catchers and sundials.

Illyria present Adventures of Dr Dolittle

Fri 27 Jul 2018
19:00-21:00
On Lacock's beautiful South Lawn, Illyria will bring to life Hugh Lofting's 'The Adventures of Dr Dolittle'. A funny, much-loved and exciting adventure, with a strong message about responsibility towards animals and the environment.

Summer holiday family crafts - family crest

Mon 30 Jul 2018
10:30-16:00
Join us in Lacock's beautiful Botanic Garden for a week of family craft activities. This week we are decorating shields, our Great Hall has lots of individual shields on the ceiling and each one is for a different family. Join us to make your own.

Summer holiday family crafts - watercolour painting

Mon 06 Aug 2018
10:30-16:00
Join us in Lacock's beautiful Botanic Garden for a week of watercolour painting, a faithful Lacock favourite, in honour of the Talbot family who produced over 600 paintings during their time at Lacock Abbey.
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We couldn't do it without you

This Volunteers' Week we'd like to say an extra special thank you to all the fantastic people who lend their skills and help us care for Lacock Abbey.

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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The sun shines through the cloister walk at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

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