Monday 29 September 2014

Geffrye Museum - Autumn for a series of special events

Enjoy our Autumn events programme    
Join us for a series of free lunchtime talks and some atmospheric and historically inspired evening events. Discover our new café menu and enjoy a seasonal stroll through the herb and period gardens, open until the end of October.

Lunchtime Talks   
Fridays 3, 10, 17 and 24 October, 1pm.
Gain a greater insight into the Geffrye over the past 300 years in a series of free lunchtime talks, including the weird and wonderful animals that lived in the almshouses, the early years of the museum and our future plans.

Life on the Home Front      
Wednesday 8 October. 20th-century rooms and display open 6pm, talk 6.45pm
Join Professor Jerry White for a fascinating glimpse into life on the home front during World War I in London.
Tickets £7.50, £5 concs (includes a glass of wine).   
To book: or 020 7749 6024.

Food through the ages  
Thursday 16 October, 7 - 10pm.   
Step back in time and enjoy a special evening combining historical food and interiors. Explore the period rooms then enjoy canapés and a three-course meal featuring a key recipe from each century devised by Matt Phelps from Funthyme, with introductions by food historian Kate Colquhoun.
Tickets £50 (includes an historical drink on arrival).  BYOB to accompany the meal. To book: or 020 7749 6024 and online

A Gothic and Ghostly Gathering
Thursday 6 November. Museum opens 6pm, performance 7 - 8.30pm
Visit our candlelit early period rooms before settling down for a spine-tingling evening with live music, readings, riddles and anecdotes and ballads from the 18th and 19th centuries. With Dr Abigail Williams and Alva theatre company.
Tickets £16, £13 concs (includes a glass of wine).  
To book: or 020 7749 6024.