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

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

What's on 

There’s plenty to join in with in Illyria's enchanting show

Illyria presents ‘Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves!’  

Illyria return with one of their most popular shows, adapted from the One Thousand and One Nights. Bring along a rug and a picnic and settle in for an evening of theatre beneath the stars on Friday 2 August 2019.

Upcoming events

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by John Paul Evans

Tue 25 Jun 2019
10:30-17:00
These metaphoric photo series examine various points of view regarding gay marriage — with the pictures of ‘otherness’ fluctuating between the poignant, the comic, and a potentially disturbing presence in the domestic space.

Fox Talbot's Photographic favourites

Tue 25 Jun 2019
10:30-17:30
Take a summer stroll around the grounds of Lacock Abbey, searching for the locations of Fox Talbot's photographic compositions from the 1830's.

Healing Herbs in the Botanic Garden

Tue 25 Jun 2019
10:30-17:30
The Botanic Garden in Lacock's grounds will be bringing back the Healing Herbs border from last year due to popular demand.

Mindful moments family trail

Tue 25 Jun 2019
10:30-17:30
Pause, breathe and take a mindful moment with us this summer. A fun family trail with activities to make you aware of your thoughts and feelings in nature’s surroundings.

Pride & Prejudice outdoor theatre performance

Thu 11 Jul 2019
19:00-21:00
Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen’s notorious heroine. Bring along a rug and a picnic and settle in for an evening of theatre beneath the stars.

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by Maggie Taylor

Sat 20 Jul 2019
10:30-17:30
Artist Maggie Taylor returns to Lacock this summer with Through the Looking Glass. Using her point and click camera, flatbed scanners and Photoshop, she creates digital art that transports viewers into dreamlike worlds.
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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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