Thursday, 28 September 2017

What's On at Burgh House in October ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป


Autumn is here!

Shake off the post-summer blues and join us for an exciting range of events. We have a full programme of recitals, exciting new exhibitions and workshops and something a little spooky to celebrate Halloween...

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Sandra Peterken: Land and Sea 2

Wednesday 25th October-Sunday 5th November
Sandra Peterken presents an exhibition of oil paintings, inspired by the ripples and waves in both landscape and seascape. Working mostly in North Cornwall, Peterken's work reflects the energy and colour of the wild coastline.

Italian Wine and Cheese Tasting Evening

Thursday 12th October

Following our recent sold-out soiree, we are delighted to announce our next intimate wine and cheese tasting event. Working very closely with Jeroboams in Hampstead, a sommelier will guide you through each of the five wines they have carefully selected, with a lovely accompaniment of formaggio of course! We will be focusing on the fine Italian wines for this event!
More information and tickets here.

Masami Suzuki: Air Sentimental

Sunday 8th October

Soprano Masami Suzuki is accompanied by Richard Dowling (tenor), Midori
Komanchi (violin) and Jeremy Silver (piano) for a programme including works by Handel, Debussy, Barber, Mozart,
Lobos and Rossini.
Tickets £15 (£10 conc) available from 07502307574 or email

Mary Mundy and Henry Roche: Cello and Piano Recital
Sunday 22nd October

Mary Mundy and Henry Roche will perform Beethoven's G minor Sonata (Op 5 No 2) and the lyrically beautiful 1913-17 Sonata in D minor by Frank Bridge.
Tickets £12 available here and on the door.
Includes a glass of wine.

The Big Draw: Living Lines
Sunday 22nd October

Join the biggest drawing festival in the world. Come and create flip books, zoetropes, phenakistoscopes and much more in this animation workshop.
This is a drop-in activity.
Suitable for ages 5 and over.

Kids' Halloween Party
Friday 27th October

Our frightfully fabulous Kids' Halloween Party is back! There'll be spooky story-telling and creepy craft activities, a fancy-dress competition and a monstrous museum trail. Advance booking is essential.
Ages 8 and under. £10 per child

Trio Sonoritรฉ: Autumn Matinee
Sunday 29th October

The Piano Trio Society presents Trio
Sonoritรฉ performing Mozart's ever
popular Kegelstatt Trio, with trios by Beethoven and Milhaud and music by renowned English composer Errollyn Wallen and Turkish composer AA Saygun. Tickets £10 (children free)
available here and on the door.

London Bird Club: Conor Jameson - Looking For The Goshawk

Thursday 26th October
Conor discusses the sequence of events that led to him writing his acclaimed book Looking for the Goshawk, some of the people he met and the places he visited as he seeks to understand 'the phantom of the forest'. He describes how the lost raptor went missing from our landscape, and our imaginations, and the work that's being done to help it come back. He describes what the apparent and actual absence of goshawks may reveal about us, and the exciting challenges of rewilding. More info.

Lifelines with Paddy Ashdown
Tuesday 17th October

Join Burgh House Trustee and former councillor Linda Chung in conversation with Lord Ashdown, British politician and diplomat and Leader of the Liberal Democrats (1988 -1999), discussing his life
from the Royal Marines to the House of Lords.
Proceeds in aid of Burgh House. Tickets available here.
Join us post-talk for an informal supper of cheese, charcuterie and wine for an additional £12.

Celebrating Diwali
Friday 20th October


Celebrate the Festival of Lights at Burgh House and enjoy an afternoon full of dance, music and family fun. Make your own Diwali lamp, experience henna art, learn to write your name in Hindi and participate in our community Rangoli.
Suitable for children 4 and over.


Beethoven Chamber Music & Songs
Sunday 1st October

A quartet of experienced musicians,
colleagues, friends and Royal Academy alumni present a delightfully varied
all-Beethoven programme featuring the Piano Trio in E flat, Op1 No1, some of the most renowned songs for voice and
piano, and a generous selection of the composer's endlessly inventive and
enchanting arrangements of Welsh folk songs for piano trio and voice.
Tickets £12 (£10 conc) available here

Camden History Society: The London Diary of Anthony Heap
Thursday 19th October

Anthony Heap (1910-1985), a lifelong St Pancras resident and employee of St Pancras and Camden kept a diary for 57 years. This exciting talk will delve into the diary of a man experiencing London at War.
More information here.

The Linum Trio
Sunday 15th October

The Linum Trio, Kiyo Takahashi (piano), Ayako Yamazaki (violin), Marina Comas Castiรฑeira (cello), presents a varied
programme with music by Smetana,
Martinลฏ and Pรคrt. Tickets £10 (£8 conc) available on the door.
Includes a glass
of wine.

Halloween: The Highgate Vampire
Tuesday 31st October

Renowned London Storyteller Vanessa Woolf brings to life the legend of the infamous Highgate Vampire in this haunting new story. Take a seat and prepare to be spooked, plus a chance to take a closer look at some of the most intriguing objects of our collection, if you dare.
18+ event.
Tickets £18, refreshment provided.

Ombre Amene: The Golden Age of the Guitar through the Expressive Colours of Giuliani and Sor
Wednesday 18th October

Ombre Amene: The Golden Age of the Guitar through the Expressive Colours of Giuliani and Sor
Wednesday 18 October, 7pm
Gabriella Di Laccio (soprano) and James Akers (guitar) perform songs and guitar works by the two major figures of the early 19th century on period
Tickets £10 available here and on the door.

Burgh House & Hampstead Museum open
Wed - Fri & Sun
12noon - 5pm

Buttery Cafe open
Wed - Fri
10am - 5pm
Sat - Sun
9.30am - 5.30pm

For Reservations call 020 7794 3943