Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Geffrye Museum of the Home - Find more to love at the Geffrye Museum of the Home this August

Celebrate summer with us at welcoming events for all ages!

Join us for an exciting season of creative and inspiring events! Meet us on the front lawns for free, fun family activities that celebrate kindness, enjoy a fast and fantastic Pecha Kucha, and be entertained by fabulous, free performances of a Steam Punk Great Expectations and a brilliant Youth Voice Festival.
Pecha Kucha: Transformations
Thursday 1 August, 6.30 - 10pm
Tickets £8 / £6 concessions

Join us for a fascinating night of stimulating and speedy presentations from eight diverse and inspiring speakers on the theme of Transformations.
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Restored almshouse tours
Various dates throughout August, click link for days and times
£5 / Free for children under 16

Tour our evocative restored almshouse and find out about the lives of its poor and elderly residents in the 18th and 19th centuries. Handling tours: Saturdays 3, 17 & 31 August.
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Don't miss free theatre in the gardens!
Great Expectations
Friday 9 August - Sunday 1 September, Free entry
Fridays 7pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm and 7pm (7pm only 31 August), Bank Holiday Monday 7pm

Free Theatre UK will be adding a steam punk spin to this Dickens’ classic! Bring your friends and family and enjoy free theatre in our beautiful gardens – a summer treat for all ages.                                                                                             
Great Expectations for beginners
Saturdays 10 August, 17 August, 24 August and 31 August 12pm - 1pm. Free
A chance for people of all ages to meet the cast, learn about the Great Expectations story and history, and discover some of the skills they use in the performance. Stay for a picnic and watch the afternoon show.  
Holiday Activities - Acts of Kindness
Thursday 15, Friday 16, Thursday 22, Friday 23, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 August 10am - 4.30pm
Suitable for ages 2-12 years. Free

It really is cool to be kind so have fun and spread a little love this summer with our free hands-on art, craft and digital activities, tours and trails. More info here.

Youth Voice Festival
Saturday 31 August, 12 - 4pm

Come and join us for the Youth Voice festival, designed by and for young people!
Take part in art workshops, work alongside young artists and talk about what activities and opportunities for young people you would like to see at the museum.
Looking ahead!
Open House London: Hard-Hat Tours
Saturday 21 September, 12 - 5pm. Tickets £10
Hard-hat tours of work-in-progress on our exciting development project. Join Wright & Wright Architects and exhibition designers ZMMA for a glimpse into the new museum spaces and hear how the museum is changing. Book tickets.
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