EVENTS

Gunnersbury Unplugged: Romeo & Michele Stodart of THE MAGIC NUMBERS

£25 - £35 Friday 20 December

Come and join brother and sister Romeo and Michele from the much-loved Mercury Prize nominated band for an intimate acoustic performance, plus audience Q&A. This is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the band, as they celebrate a year touring around the world with their critically acclaimed 5th studio album ‘Outsiders’… not to be missed!

Gunnersbury Unplugged presented by Michele Stodart of the The Magic Numbers is a new series of intimate, acoustic performances from emerging and established musical talent, held in Gunnersbury Park Museum after-hours.

Tickets are still available for the debut Gunnersbury Unplugged night on Friday 29 November featuring Michele Stodart, Alice Phelps, Vintage Cowboys and The Lewis Sisters. Book your tickets here.

Gunnersbury Unplugged: Alice Phelps, Vintage Cowboys, The Lewis Sisters

£12.50 Friday 29 November

Gunnersbury Unplugged presented by Michele Stodart of the The Magic Numbers is a new series of intimate, acoustic performances from emerging and established musical talent, held in Gunnersbury Park Museum after-hours.

Michele Stodart will take to the stage on Friday 29 November to present Alice Phelps, Vintage Cowboys and the Lewis Sisters

Gunnersbury Unplugged returns Friday 20 December with Romeo and Michele Stodart performing an initiate acoustic duo set, plus Q&A. Book your tickets here.

Shared Reading

Free Tuesday 5 November and Saturday 16 November

Shared Reading groups bring people together through great literature to talk, laugh and share.

Just drop in and enjoy listening to a story or poem – no pressure to talk or read.

To find out more come along to one of our tasters on:

Tuesday 5 November 11:00-12:30 and Saturday 16 November 10:30-12:00

Join the Plogolution at Gunnersbury

Free Sunday 24 November

Plogging is a mixture of walking and running or jogging whilst picking up rubbish at the same time.

We will have two routes available so anyone, no matter fitness level, can take part and help clean up the local community.There will be a 2k walking route which is great for those who want a gentle walk and those with young families. We will also have a 5k running version, again at a very steady pace. All equipment will be provided including a free Plogolution t-shirt!

Paranormal Investigation Night

£69 Friday 7 February

Join the Haunted Happenings Team for Gunnersbury’s first ever ghost hunting vigil. Historically, the site has had many illustrious connections, including royalty and politicians, as well as an army of servants. Spend the night in the darkest recesses of the museum … MORE>>

After Hours: Art Macabre Drawing Salon with The Green Man

£25 Friday 28 February

Delve into some of British folklore’s surreal rituals! Sketch Art Macabre’s creative vision of the Green Man and “Obby Oss” (Hobby Horse) figures…. MORE>>

Winter Fair with Father Christmas

Free Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 December

Celebrate the festive season at our Winter Fair! Browse the craft stalls, enjoy art activities, music and carols… MORE>>

A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Show

£8 Sunday 29 December

Enter the bizarre and fantastical world of the magic lantern with renowned magic lantern performers Jeremy and Carolyn Brooker… MORE>>

Jewish Music Institute Youth Big Band

£7 Monday 23 December

Hear the next generation of musical superstars breaking ground and redefining music of Jewish origin… MORE>>

West London Folk Band Christmas Concert

£3 Sunday 15 December

Join us for a festive concert by the lively West London Folk Band… MORE>>

Poetical Word: Light & Rebirth

£7 Wednesday 11 December

As the Winter Solstice approaches, join us for an inspiring evening of poetry and spoken word on the theme of light and rebirth… MORE>>

The ReCollection Café

£3 Fridays 13 September, 4 October, 8 November, 6 December & 10 January

Join us for The ReCollection Café – a casual monthly session aimed at people living with dementia and their carers…. MORE>>

ReCollection

£4 Fridays 20 September, 18 October, 22 November, 20 December, 24 January

Our monthly arts and reminiscence group for people living with dementia. This season we’ll be exploring light in art…. MORE>>

Druidry, the Winter Solstice & the Return of Light

£10 Tuesday 17 December

Druids follow a spiritual path, rooted in the land and celebrating the changing seasons. At this time of year, they focus on the Solstice and the return of light… MORE>>

Early Colour Photography & the Rothschild Autochromes

£10 Sunday 24 November

International photographer, designer and lecturer Janine Freeston discusses colour photography in Britain before the First World War… MORE>>

Curator’s Talk: West London’s Aeronautical Heritage

£8 Tuesday 12 November

On 12 November 1919 a crew of four Australians departed from Hounslow Heath Aerodrome in a Vickers Vimy and flew on to Darwin in 27 days, winning the England to Australia Air Race… MORE>>

Stitch, Knit & Natter

£3 Fridays 13 September, 11 October, 8 November, 13 December, 10 January

Join our friendly monthly textile group. This is a self-led session – bring a project to work on, learn from others and catch up over a cup of tea. … MORE>>

Still Life Drawing in the Historic Kitchens

£25 Saturday 16 November

A unique opportunity to explore still life drawing in our Historic Kitchens. Learn drawing skills such as composition, proportion, tone and texture using our Historic Kitchens as inspiration…. MORE>>

Wreath Making Workshops

£50 Saturday 14 December

Create a bespoke festive wreath under the expert guidance of local florist Louise Coultas-Pitman. These half day workshops make a perfect pre-Christmas catch up with friends and family.

Pyrography Workshop

£25 Saturday 30 November

Learn the art of wood burning whilst expressing your creativity and having fun. Led by Made by Maika, you can experiment with drawing your own designs freehand or using the different shaped iron tips provided…. MORE>>

After Hours: Neon Naked Life Drawing

£25 Friday 22 November

Enjoy a great evening out at this bizarre art class! Experiment with light, colour and texture as you draw with neon pastels in ultra violet light…. MORE>>

Little Flamingos: Music Time

£5 Wednesday 15 January

Put a post-Christmas spring in your step and join us for songs and beats to move your feet in the beautiful Drawing Room at Gunnersbury with musician Paul Rubinstein.

Little Flamingos: Crafty Makers

£5 Wednesday 11 December

It’s Toy Time at the Museum! Come along to this fun session and create your own toy, inspired by Gunnersbury’s collections.

Family Storytime: Wassailing the Trees

£12 Sunday 19 January

Join our special fun-filled family afternoon. Wassailing is the ancient custom of singing and blessing the fruit trees to encourage a bountiful harvest…. MORE>>

A Magic Lantern Christmas Show

£7 Sunday 29 December

A seasonal magic lantern entertainment for families in Gunnersbury’s magnificent Drawing Room. Stories of burning ships, exploding volcanoes, spectacular fireworks and the man who eats rats!… MORE>>

Stir-Up Sunday

£4 Sunday 24 November

Help our Victorian servants prepare for the Christmas festivities. Traditionally, Christmas preparations would begin on the last Sunday before Advent, known as Stir-Up Sunday…. MORE>>

Boardgaming Meetups

Free Saturdays 28 September, 12 October, 9 November, 14 December, 18 January

Ever heard of Dr Eureka, Rhino Hero or Loony Quest? These are just a few of the great games you can play with family and friends at our free monthly Boardgaming Meetups. Games provided. All ages welcome…. MORE>>

Audio Described Exhibition Tour & Textile Workshop

Free Saturday 11 January

An opportunity for blind and partially sighted visitors to enjoy an audio described tour of Gunnersbury’s Treasured Threads exhibition… MORE>>

Miniature Quilt-Making Workshop

£45 Thursday 5 December

Designer and teacher Julia Gahagan leads this miniature quilt-making workshop using a variety of techniques including shadow appliqué and quilting to make your own winter village scene…. MORE>>

Quilted Stories with Janet Clare

£10 Saturday 30 November

Quilts are softly spoken storytellers. Every colourful piece of fabric and each careful stitch tells us a little of the maker’s story, of the things they hold dear and the world they live in…. MORE>>