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Events

  • Raise the Roof

    Come and sing songs from jazz to gospel, from old crooners to contemporary pop. We welcome everyone – all you need are vocal cords!

    Booking needed

    Every Thursday from 29 September 2016 to 8 December 2016
    (Except 27 October 2016)

    • 7pm - 9pm
  • Horniman Farmers' Market

    A locally sourced and locally sold weekly farmers' market selling a variety of produce, hot food and more in our Gardens.

    Free

    Every Saturday morning

    • 9am - 1.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special! Explore and touch things from African masks to sharks jaws in our Hands On Base.

    Free, ticketed

    Every Saturday from 1 October 2016 to 28 January 2017
    (Except 15 October 2016, 29 October 2016, 26 November 2016, 3 December 2016, 17 December 2016, 24 December 2016, 31 December 2016)

    • 11.00am - 11.30am
    • 11.45am - 12.15pm
    • 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Art Makers

    Have fun with art skills and exciting techniques to create something fabulous to take home inspired by the Horniman’s collections or seasonal celebrations.

    Buy on day

    Every Saturday from 1 October 2016 to 28 January 2017
    (Except 15 October 2016, 29 October 2016, 26 November 2016, 3 December 2016, 17 December 2016, 24 December 2016, 31 December 2016)

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Library Open Day

    Browse our library collections, chat to the librarian and see some of the library treasures.

    Free, drop in

    The first Sunday of the month.

    • 10:30am - 5:30

Exhibitions

  • Free

    • 02 July 2016
    • 08 January 2017
    • Gallery Square

    Fauna Brazil

    This photographic display by João Marcos Rosa showcases the incredible wildlife of Brazil.

  • Free

    • 25 June 2016
    • 09 October 2016
    • Natural History Gallery

    Avian Forms

    In this display, artist Jane Edden creates beautiful and intriguing works that inhabit a space between avian and human.

  • Tickets needed

    • 13 February 2016
    • 30 October 2016
    • Temporary Exhibition Space

    Dinosaurs: Monster Families

    Discover the fascinating world of dinosaurs and their young in this family-focused interactive exhibition.