Calling all budding scientists! Join experts from the Imperial College Optics Society for this fun workshop on optical toys. There’ll be lots of demos including zoetropes and optical circuits, and you’ll be able to build your own kaleidoscope to take home!
Chaired by the National Trust’s Dr Sean Curran, this discussion will explore the work on the stories and histories from LGBTQ+ communities… MORE>>
Join local naturalist and expert John Wells for an illustrated talk on the hidden worlds of mosses, lichens and liverworts.
Discover life below stairs in this guided tour of our beautifully preserved Historic Kitchens
Expect the odd surprise along the way! Please note that this tour is aimed at adult visitors but everyone welcome.
Join our archivist Kathryn Rooke for a behind-the-scenes look at Gunnersbury’s archives.
View some of the treasures from our collections, and discover how to use the archives for your own research.
Join us as we address the silence of LGBTQ+ narratives in heritage sites with Dr Sean Curran of the National Trust…. MORE>>
Join the Haunted Happenings Team for Gunnersbury’s first ever ghost hunting vigil. Carry out fascinating experiments including a séance, table tipping and Ouija board. Do you have what it takes to spend a night at the museum?
Join us for a special night out with intimate, acoustic music from west London singer songwriters … MORE>>
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 read or talk.
Join award-winning theatre company, Smoking Apples, for a children’s workshop designing and making traditional shadow puppets. Choose from one of Smoking Apples’ designs, or draw your own character, which you’ll turn into your very own shadow puppet to take home.
For ages 7+
Tickets can be booked for either the morning or afternoon workshop.
A fun Half Term holiday workshop for children! Light painting is a photographic technique. A camera is set to a long exposure and artists use lights to draw pictures in the air – much like the effect you get when you draw in the air with sparklers!… MORE>>
Join us for a spring-themed creative drop-in session and make something fun to take home. Children of all ages welcome.
Join us for a special night out with intimate, acoustic music from singer songwriters … MORE>>
Delve into some of British folklore’s surreal rituals! Art Macabre & Originary Arts host The Green Man at Gunnersbury! Sketch their creative vision of the Green Man and “Obby Oss” (Hobby Horse) figures. Create unique illustrations of folk-costumed characters in theatrical tableaux…. MORE>>
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>>