Thursday 3 November 2016

Horniman Museum and Gardens - What's On in November

European Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Opens Saturday 26 November
The beauty and diversity of the natural world is captured in over 80 images selected for last year’s European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. On display in London for the first time the pictures include an ant’s tiny landscape magnified into a colourful ‘fairyland’ (pictured) and British photographer Richard Peter’s award-winning image of an urban fox.

Free entry

The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is owned by the GDT-Society of German Photographers.
Explore Taxidermy
Saturday 26 November, 11.45am and 12.30pm
Join taxidermist and artist Jazmine Miles-Long for a family talk about her work and find out about her current display Memorial. A Tribute to Taxidermy. Suitable for families with children aged 5+.

Taxidermy Model Making for Families
Saturday 26 November, 2pm and 3.15pm
Make your own bind up model, one of the first stages in creating a taxidermy specimen, complete with a cast skull and glass eyes. Suitable for families with children aged 5+.

Tickets: Child £8. Book now. Maximum number of 2 adults per family group.
Youth Late: Smoke and Mirrors
Saturday 26 November, 6.30-9.30pm
The Horniman’s Youth Panel have pulled the rabbit out of the hat for their seventh magical annual Youth Late event. Shake your bones to live bands, DJs and acoustic acts and let our photo booth steal your soul. For young people aged 14-19. Full line up will be available on the website soon.

Free entry
Horniman Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday, 9am–1.30pm
Visit the Horniman Farmers’ Market every Saturday to pick-up your weekly essentials direct from independent and local producers. Located in our glorious Gardens you will find stalls selling seasonal fruit and veg, artisan bread, organic meat and delicious hot food. Every week we also have guest traders specialising in treats such as luxury chocolates, homemade jams and irresistible cakes.

Free entry
Horniman Christmas Fair
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December, 10.30am-4.30pm
Enjoy a festive weekend of family activities, seasonal food, shopping and carols. Discover crafted handmade gifts in the Arts and Crafts market and great produce at the Farmers' Market. Look out for a special Narnia-inspired interactive performance for families The World Beyond the Wardobe on 1-4 December. Find out more.

Free entry
Gift Membership
Horniman Membership makes a unique and inspiring gift and includes a whole year of unlimited entry to exhibitions, special events and offers. Your gift will also be helping us to care for and share the collections and gardens that Frederick Horniman himself gave as a gift when the museum was founded.

Find out more on our website or email
Elsewhere in London
Shaping Ceramics: From Lucie Rie to Edmund de Waal
Jewish Museum
10 November 2016 – 26 February 2017

Discover the story of how Jewish émigré ceramicists transformed British studio pottery and influenced successive generations of ceramic artists. Enjoy the work of thirteen ceramicists in an exhibition spanning 80 years.  
Photomonth East London Photography Festival
Until 30 November

Photomonth is a celebration of photography accessible to everyone providing the opportunity for emerging artists to be seen alongside established names, engaging the public with diverse images that tell stories and ideas experimenting with the art form.