Thursday 10 May 2018

Geffrye Museum - Enjoy Chelsea Fringe at the Geffrye as we celebrate urban lushness then tempt your tastebuds at the London Cheese Festival

Enjoy floral celebrations and a taste-popping festival!
Enjoy fabulous floral activities for Chelsea Fringe, mouth-watering treats at the London Cheese Project and join us for all-ages activities for London History Day and Open House Families. So although the main museum is closed for our development project, there's still plenty to do in our front gardens so come on down!
Urban Lush for Chelsea Fringe
Saturday 19 May,10am - 6pm
Tour de Plants ride 11am - 12noon 
Come for luscious plants + herb stalls, vegetable sculpting, herbal tea making + floral headdresses. Deck your bike with flowers for a Tour de Plants ride - Urban Lush is coming! Free.

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass
Saturday 19 May, 11am - 1pm
£20 early ticket/£25 standard
Find out all about Herbal Tea Blending in a masterclass run by Hackney Herbal, part of our Urban Lush day celebrating Chelsea Fringe - 
more info here

Vegetable Carving workshop
Floral Headdress-making workshop
Urban Lush for Chelsea Fringe 
Saturday 19 May, 10am - 6pm
Make fantastic flower headdresses with Wild Abundance and dazzling vegetable sculptures with award-winning vegetable artists from Lambeth Country Show. Part of our Urban Lush event celebrating Chelsea FringeFree.

The London Cheese Festival
Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May 10.30am - 9pm, and Bank Holiday
Monday 10.30am - 5.30pm
Tickets from £5
The London Cheese Festival returns over the Bank Holiday weekend with an extra tempting line-up of traders, talks, and delicious tastings. Book here.
London History Day
Thursday 31 May, 11am - 4.30pm
This History Day focuses on Ageing with Courage and asks 'What was life like for pensioners at the Geffrye Almshouses?'
Free almshouse tours and handling sessions and garden activities for kids.
Celebrating London History Day

Open House Families
Saturday 9 June, 10am - 4pm
Celebrating Open House Families with activities for all ages including a Design Masters workshop and Garden Cart activities for younger visitors, and guided almshouse tours created for families by our youth panel. Free.