Sunday 29 September 2019

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

The home of original and inspiring events

Warm to the autumn with a new immersive one-woman show set in and inspired by the Geffrye Almshouse, join in a welcoming family day in our leafy front gardens, and enjoy creative workshops in our cosy Georgian room.
Waiting for myself to appear
Thursdays to Sundays 3 - 27 October
Thursdays, Fridays 7pm + 8.30pm £15
Saturdays, Sundays 3pm + 4.30pm £15
Writer Michael McMillan creates an immersive performance for the Geffrye almshouse. Performed by Esther Niles, with music and visuals from Dubmorphology. Suitable for 14+
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Seasonal Shindig: an autumn celebration  
Saturday 26 October, 12 - 4pm. Free
Come and celebrate the season! Free fun for everyone in the museum’s front garden. Enjoy a lively ceilidh, craft market, food, and autumnal workshops. Programmed by our Young Producers.

Postcard from the past: domestic life on tour
Thursday 17 October, 6.30pm
Friends £10 / Guests £12

Tom Jackson's illustrated talk about his vast collection of British postcards will reflect the charm, eccentricity and humour of British domestic life on tour.
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Calligraphy workshops
Saturday 23 November, 10.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm
£20 - £25

Join calligrapher Mark Brooks for a free-form calligraphy workshop in the morning or a traditional calligraphy workshop in the afternoon. 
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Save the date
Social care in Britain: from crisis to sustainable care
Thursday 14 November, 6.30pm
Friends £8 / Guests £10

Patrick Hall, social care policy researcher, talks about the social, political and economic forces that have shaped the current social care crisis.
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Christmas Greenery Workshop
Saturday 7 December, 1pm - 4pm
£50 - £60

Create beautiful and unique wreaths and seasonal decorations at our ever-popular Christmas Greenery workshop.

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