Sunday 2 June 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens - What's on in June

Three globe-like installations made of colourful waste polythene hanging in Gallery Square by artist Claire Morgan
As I Live and Breathe
Now open

Award-winning, internationally exhibited visual artist Claire Morgan has created a dramatic installation in Gallery Square made from thousands of fragments of colourful waste polythene, as well as new artworks on display in the Natural History Gallery.

Read about the themes within Claire's work and her creative process here.

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World Gallery
Outset Teen Tours
Sunday 2 June, 2–2.20pm

Get a fresh perspective on our collections on this short tour designed and led by a young person. Today's tour will be led by Anjali who will take you on a personal journey of the Horniman, with new insights, stories and connections.

Supported by Outset in partnership with Mishcon de Reya.

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Sea nettle jellyfish
World Oceans Day
Saturday 8 June, 10.30am–3.30pm

Learn about the oceans and what you can do to help conserve marine habitats. Learn about sharks and turtles with our curators, go on an underwater storytelling journey, take part in our poetry competition, and don't miss enchanting puppet fish in the Horniman Gardens.

Free. Admission to the Aquarium will also be be free as part of this event.
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Green Turtle in the Natural History Gallery
Green Turtle
Now open

A magnificent taxidermy mount of a male Green Turtle is now on display in our Natural History Gallery. On loan from the Natural History Museum, this impressive animal is over 100 years old. The display also highlights the challenges facing marine life today, and what we can do to protect this habitat.

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A man in the sea surrounded by jellyfish
Last chance: Sea Nomads
Until Sunday 23 June

Award-winning director and photographer James Morgan captures the lives of the Bajau Laut, the world’s last true marine nomads, and their efforts to conserve their culture and the spectacular underwater environments they have called home for centuries.

Read an interview with James about how he took the photographs for this display.

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Chartwell Dutiro by Rosemary Pritzker
Hear it Live! 
Tuesday 25 June, 3.30–4pm

Enjoy a performance-demonstration of the mbira, an instrument traditionally performed by the Shona people of Zimbabwe, with master mbira players Chartwell Dutiro and Jori Buchel.

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Mother and son playing Plonk Crazy Golf
Plonk Crazy Golf
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Challenge yourself at our exciting new 9-hole family-friendly golf course. There are bonkers ball runs, loop-the-loops, and heroic hills, all with a special Horniman-themed design. The course has wheelchair access and adapted putters, as well as putters for children.

Tickets: Adult £6, Child £4, Group £13.50
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Children having a good time at Big Fish Little Fish family rave
Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave
Sunday 28 July, 2-6pm

Big Fish Little Fish return to the Horniman following their sold-out rave last year. This time they are taking over the Gardens with DJs Alex Paterson (The Orb), Aphrodite, and Baker and Beale. There will also be food, bars, craft activities with Captain Cookie and a colour powder throw.

Tickets: Adult £15, Child £12.50, pre-walking infant free.
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