Friday 1 July 2016

Horniman Museum and Gardens - Family events in July

Festa Julina
Sunday 3 July, 12-6.30pm
Join us for a traditional Brazilian party to open our spectacular Festival of Brasil season. Experience puppetry and theatre, pop up performances, Brazilian games, dance and live music including the London debut by Dona Onete, ‘the grande dame of Amazonian song’ who has wowed critics and audiences alike at the UK’s WOMAD festival. See the Festa Julina programme.

Thanks to the Brazilian Embassy whose support has made it possible for Onete to join us at Festa Julina.
Community Music Day
Sunday 10 July, 12-4pm
Enjoy performances by local performers and ensembles throughout the day with Lewis Barfoot, James Dixon Steel Pan Band, Raise the Roof choir and National Youth Jazz Orchestra London.

Summer on the Nature Trail
Saturday 16 July, 11am–12.30pm
Discover the insects, animals and plants that live on the Nature Trail in this walk with fun activities. Suitable for children aged 5+.

Tickets: Child £3, Adults £5. Book now.
Jazz Picnics
Thursdays, 7, 14 and 21 July, 6.30-8pm
Listen to the mesmerising sounds of Brazilian jazz whilst enjoying the magnificent views across London on our Bandstand Terrace. Our jazz picnic series explores the diversity of Brazilian music, from Bossa Nova to Choro with Adriano Adewale Group (7 July), Monica Vasconcelos and the London Bossa Collective (14 July) andPanorama do Choro (21 July).


The Horniman Café will be open on the Bandstand Terrace for light snacks and drinks.
Summer Holidays
Monday 25 July - Friday 1 September
Take part in outdoor and indoor fun throughout the summer holidays, from art and craft andMinibeast Safari to Big Wednesdays and Bat Walks. See what’s on in the summer holidays.
Dinosaurs: Monster Families
Until Sunday 30 October
Discover how dinosaurs looked after their eggs, nests and babies in this fascinating interactive exhibition for all the family featuring life-size skeleton casts, fossilised eggs and more.

Book in advance to avoid the queues or get unlimited entry by becoming a Member.