Wednesday 26 April 2017

Geffrye Museum - Come to the Geffrye for revolutionary upholstery, a gin celebration, flash sale, and a night of secrets

Springtime at the Geffrye! 
Open Tuesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 10am - 5pm  
Visit us this spring and enjoy an exciting programme of events including 

Pecha Kucha: The Key, the Secret
Thursday 27 April7pm. £8
Join us for an evening of fast and fascinating presentations from a mix of inspiring speakers. Book tickets

Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution
Tuesday 2 May - Sunday 21 May, 10am - 5pm. Free  
Second Sitters stage an upholstery 'take over' with an exhibition showcasing upholsterers who combine traditional craft skills with contemporary thinking. 

Second Sitters Panel Discussion
Upholstery: A sustainable future
Thursday 18 May, 2.30 - 3.30pm £5
Hosted by design journalist, Katie Treggiden, the panellists include Ella Doran, Corinne Webb, Tim Cox and Alex Law. Sponsored by Short Courses at The Cass. Book tickets

Traditional Upholstery workshop with Mick Sheridan
Saturday 20 May, 10am - 5pm. £100 (includes all materials)   
Upholster a milking stool to take home, using traditional materials and techniques. A Second Sitters event for London Craft Week. Book tickets

Late Night at the Geffrye: Let the Good Times Be Gin!
Friday 19 May6 - 10.30pm. £5
Celebrating gin with drinking songs, cocktail masterclasses, talks on distilling, street food and lots of gin to drink! Book tickets

Bees and Tea
Saturday 27 May, 12 - 4pm. £40/£35 concessions  
Learn about urban bee-keeping from Barnes & Webb, visit the Geffrye hives then enjoy a honey-based tea in the cafe. Book tickets

Enjoy our herb and period gardens
Tuesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, 10am - 5pm  
Visit our gardens this long weekend to see the wisteria in full bloom and enjoy the beautiful spring flowers.