EVENTS

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>>

Southhall Rising – Art & Discussion

£5 Wednesday 6 November

Southall Rising is a rare opportunity to gain insight into one of the UK’s most culturally rich areas…. MORE>>

Reminiscence Sessions: Life on the Home Front

Free Wednesdays 6 & 20 November

Local people aged 80 and above who remember life during the Second World War are welcome to join this reminiscence session… MORE>>

The Great Gunnersbury Quilting Bee

Free Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 November

Come and celebrate all things quilting and stitching at a packed weekend to complement our special exhibition… MORE>>

After Hours: Nosferatu – Live Score with The Cabinet of Living Cinema

£20 Thursday 31 October

Halloween for adults! The Cabinet of Living Cinema perform live to one of the silent film era’s most influential masterpieces… MORE>>

Diwali Celebration Weekend

Free Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 October

Join us for this festival of light, goodness and knowledge. Throughout the weekend Feltham Arts Association will display a stunning Rangoli flower art installation made by local community groups… MORE>>

Happy 90th Birthday Gunnersbury!

Free Saturday 19 October

Celebrate the Museum’s 90th birthday with us. Discover what has been collected in the Museum’s archives over the last 90 years… MORE>>

Celebrating Black History Month with the Huntley Archives: Keith Waithe & The Macusi Players

Free Sunday 6 October

Live music and spoken word performances with Keith Waithe & The Macusi Players, accompanied by storyteller Sandra Agard… MORE>>

Open House

Free Sunday 22 September

As part of the world’s largest architecture festival, we’ll be offering free guided tours of Gunnersbury Park and Museum… MORE>>

BEAT (Borough of Ealing Art Trail)

Free Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 September, Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September

Following the success of last year’s BEAT at Gunnersbury, this year’s expanded display includes 8 local artists exhibiting and selling artworks in the Rothschild Rooms…. 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: But Why Though? 90 Years of Collecting at Gunnersbury Park Museum

£8 Saturday 19 October

117-year-old chocolate, an Iron Age cranium, many a creepy doll and a stuffed cockatoo – just some of the weird and wonderful objects… MORE>>

Mixed Blessings from a Cambridge Union

£10 Tuesday 15 October

Professor Dame Elizabeth N Anionwu is an Ealing resident of nearly 50 years. Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of West London, she was the first sickle cell nurse specialist in the UK…. MORE>>

Discussion Panel – Saying it Proud, Saying it in Black

£10 Sunday 6 October

Part of the Bogle-L’Ouverture 50th Anniversary celebrations, and chaired by Beverley Mason, this discussion with guest speakers Eric Huntley and Leila Howe … MORE>>

Celebrating Black History Month with the Huntley Archives

£10 Sunday 6 October

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Bogle-L’Ouverture Publications – a radical London-based publishing company… MORE>>

J.M.W. Turner & the ‘Matchless Vale of Thames’

£10 Sunday 29 September

Art historian Catherine Parry-Wingfield explores Turner’s paintings of the Thames capturing one of the river’s most beautiful viewpoints, Richmond Hill…. MORE>>

Curator’s Talk: Wonder Wheels – The Record-Breaking Eileen Sheridan

£8 Saturday 28 September

One of Britain’s greatest cyclists, local resident Eileen Sheridan broke 21 records for distance and speed in the 1940s and 50s… MORE>>

How West London Rocked the World

£10 Wednesday 18 September - EVENT NOW SOLD OUT

Robert Hokum, founder of Ealing Blues Festival, discusses Ealing music scene’s global influence on popular music. He explores the stories of the music pioneers who lived, worked and played in this corner of west London… MORE>>

Light in the Landscape Watercolour Workshop

£50 Saturday 28 September

Use drawing and watercolour to explore the landscape in Gunnersbury Park. Discover how colour can be used to evoke the atmospheric quality of late September light…. MORE>>

Sparking Interest: Zine Making Workshop

£18 Saturday 12 October

As part of the Huntley Archives Black History Month celebrations, visual artist Rudy Loewe leads this exciting zine making workshop…. 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.