The Story of British Music

The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia from the Beatles and Bowie to Adele, Oasis and X Factor.  Book in advance and get a free audio-guide.

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Our Pick of 2017's Debut Albums

2017 was another brilliant year for British music. By now, you may have seen our top 5 albums of the year, but we also wanted to delve a little deeper into what we consider to be some more of the best new music releases from last year, showcasing Britain’s varied and ever-thriving music scene.

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SWARB! It Suits Him Well

SWARB! It Suits Him Well The Official UK Tribute Tour 2018 celebrating the music of England’s finest folk fiddler Dave Swarbrick. Starring the sensational Jason Wilson Band (Toronto, Canada), Martin Carthy, John Kirkpatrick & Simon Swarbrick.

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February Half Term Activities

Great news! We are open throughout February Half Term, 10-5pm, every day. Throughout the February Half Term, the British Music Experience welcomes families of all ages to come along and discover the ultimate history of British Rock and Pop plus some exciting half term activities!

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From 1 January we are open Wed -  Sun 10am-5pm

From 1 January we are open Wed - Sun 10am-5pm