EVENTS

ReCollection

Fridays 19 October, 16 November, 14 December, 18 January, 15 February

Our monthly arts and reminiscence group for people living with dementia.
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WORD: Remembering the First World War

Sunday 11 November

Our popular ‘WORD’ event returns this November!
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Winter Fair

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November

Celebrate the festive season at our Winter Fair!
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Make & Take

Saturdays 1, 8, 15 & 22 December

Join us for free creative workshops celebrating festivals of light.
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Make & Take

Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Thursday 21 February

Join us for free creative workshops inspired by our beautiful parkland.
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Stitch, Knit & Natter

Fridays 12 October, 9 November, 7 December, 11 January & 8 February

Join us for our friendly monthly textile craft group!
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Make & Take

Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 & Thursday 25 October

Join us for free creative workshops inspired by Black History Month and some of the amazing people represented in our galleries.
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Places & Traces Embroidery Workshop

Saturday 10 November

In this workshop, inspired by the Fabric of Faith exhibition, we will explore places of meaning through embroidery and other creative textile activities.
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Judith Flanders – Christmas: A Biography

Tuesday 4 December

Christmas has been all things to all people: a religious festival, a family celebration, a time of eating and drinking. Yet the origins which characterise the festive season are wreathed in myth.
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Curator’s Talk & Tour

Wednesdays 12 December & 6 February

Curator Julia Tubman discusses the history of the Museum to date and explains how we have reinterpreted the collections as part of the restoration project.
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Children’s Ceramics Workshop

Tuesday 19 February

Join artist Laura Carlin for this fun workshop introducing children to ceramics decoration techniques.
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Life Drawing in the Historic Kitchens

Saturday 26 January

A rare opportunity to capture the atmosphere of life below stairs in this unique drawing workshop. Experiment with drawing a costumed model in our Historic Kitchens, lit as they might have been in the Rothschilds’ day.
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Adults’ Ceramics Taster Workshop

Saturday 9 February

Experiment with clay and ceramics decoration techniques in this taster workshop with illustrator and ceramicist Laura Carlin.
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Laura Carlin

Wednesday 13 February

Internationally acclaimed illustrator Laura Carlin discusses her first major public exhibition in the UK, Laura Carlin: Ceramics.
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Hilary Smith – The Ealing Studios

Friday 8 February

This fun illustrated talk is about the acclaimed Ealing Studios, including the ‘Ealing Comedies’, among some of the best-loved films of British cinema.
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Heritage Gardens Walk

Thursday 17 January

Join landscape architect Jan Anderson to explore the former gardens of Princess Amelia and the Rothschild family.
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Historic Kitchens Tour

Saturday 26 January

Join a guided tour of the beautifully preserved Historic Kitchens, which include the main kitchen, scullery, pastry room, butchery and chef’s room.
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Little Flamingos: Kitchen Explorers

Wednesday 13 February

Learn about some of the dishes that might have been cooked for the Rothchilds at Gunnersbury Park!
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Bird Walk

Sunday 4 November

Experience Gunnersbury Park as the sun rises for an early morning bird walk with John Wells, a local naturalist.
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A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Christmas

Friday 28 December

Christmas has always been a time for ghost stories and the supernatural. Enter the bizarre and fantastical worlds of the magic lantern with internationally renowned magic lantern performers
Jeremy and Carolyn Brooker.
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A Magic Lantern Christmas

Friday 28 December

A seasonal Magic Lantern Entertainment for families.
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Little Flamingos: Crafty Makers

Wednesday 19 December

It’s Toy Time at the Museum!
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Wreath Making

Saturday 8 December

Give your home some festive flair with a beautiful bespoke wreath.
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Little Flamingos: Museum Movers and Shakers

Wednesday 21 November

Join us for dancing in the Museum in this fun interactive workshop for little ones and adults.
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Klezmerco

Sunday 28 October

Join lively London-based band Klezmerco as they bring the best of Klezmer and Eastern European music to Gunnersbury.
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Remembering the First World War: Talks

Wednesday 14 November

Join Gunnersbury’s curator Julia Tubman and local archivist Dr. Jonathan Oates for two talks about the First World War and the local area.
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Children’s Illustration Workshop

Friday 22 February

If you were creating a world of your own, what would it look like?

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Family Storytelling

Saturday 9 February

Explore the wonderful world of Laura Carlin in our magical, multisensory storytelling sessions!

Little Flamingos: Messy Play

Wednesday 17 October

Come along with your little ones and create your own pop-up park using natural objects and multisensory materials.

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Pumpkin Carving

Friday 26 October

Become a pumpkin carving maestro in this spook-tacular workshop and create a pumpkin with personality for your home this Hallowe’en. … MORE>>