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The Barber: A Potted History

Delve into the Barber’s past in in this 90-minute walk and talk and find out how the Barber came to be.

Learn about our founders, Sir Henry and Lady Barber, explore our wonderful art deco architecture and take a look at some of the very first purchases that started our collection back in the 1930s.

Maternal Modernism

Art, Literature and Culture (1890 - 1940)

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Writing Workshops

Monthly Saturdays

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Horrible Histories Family Day

The Big Draw Festival

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Barber Night School

Vuillard Screen-Printing

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