Posts by: Emma Rowland

Mysterious Museum

October 29, 2020

Objects and Paintings to Inspire you at Halloween Historic Houses have always occupied a strange, liminal kind of space, between the present and the past, and where each object and painting represents a window into a whole other world. Here at the Russell-Cotes, the lives of Merton and Annie shine through every element of your […]

Treat Yourself

October 28, 2020

Our Cafe always has something delicious on the go. This Half Term treat yourself to an indulgent Chocolate Orange Scone for £1.90. We are open Tuesday 27 October to Sunday 1 November for Half Term Week. Pre-book your tickets to the Russell-Cotes today by clicking here. Find out more about the Cafe – click here […]

October Half Term

October 26, 2020

Are you looking for something to do this Half Term? We are open Tuesday 27 October – Sunday 1 November 10am – 5pm. Grand, Gothic and Victorian, the Russell-Cotes is full of mystery and quirkiness, with otherworldly objects and paintings in strange dark corners – the perfect place to explore in this rainy week leading […]

Exhibition – Hidden Highlights

October 26, 2020

Exhibition24 October 2020 – 18 April 2021 Hidden Highlights: Life in Lockdown Featuring over 80 works from the Russell-Cotes rich and diverse fine art collection, this exhibition reinterprets some of our lesser seen works through a lockdown lens. As we all continue to struggle to remember everyday life before a global pandemic, Life in Lockdown, […]

Halloween Afternoon Tea for Kids

October 19, 2020

Treat your ‘little monsters’ to a children’s Halloween Afternoon Tea at the Russell-Cotes Café this half-term. Enjoy your Halloween treats with either a ham or cheese sandwich and choose a fruitshoot or hot chocolate. Served Tuesday 27th October – 1st November for £4.95 and available for takeaway. Entry to the Cafe is free. No pre-booking […]

Christmas Afternoon Tea

October 8, 2020

Spoil yourself or someone special with our tasty and festive Christmas Afternoon Tea. The Christmas Afternoon Tea includes: Home-made sandwiches with festive fillings, home-baked fruit scones, delicious Christmassy cakes, and a pair of crackers – the perfect way to celebrate. And all served with your choice of tea, or upgrade and add a glass of […]

Friday Feeling

September 17, 2020

In addition to our normal opening days, we are opening on Friday 18th and Friday 25th September. Start your weekend early at the Russell-Cotes! Book your tickets here Don’t miss out on the chance to see our blockbuster exhibition Beyond the Brotherhood: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy before it closes on 27 September.

Tea on the Terrace

July 26, 2020

Tea on the Terrace! Enjoy drinks, snacks, cream teas, and more on the Russell-Cotes terrace, overlooking the garden and the sea. Open Tuesdays – Sundays from Tuesday 13 April, between 11am – 4pm. Please be aware that we may not be able to offer this outdoor catering in the event of bad weather. Seating is […]

Take your favourite painting shopping

June 11, 2020

Folding bag £7.00 A Dorset Landscape on show in Gallery III; and now over your shoulder on the high street (at a safe social distance) Description: Generous capacity folding bag with an internal pocket for keys or phone and into which the bag can be folded. Includes an external cover with popper showing the same […]