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About this event

Join us for a day of music performances including concerts by local ensembles, Indonesian gamelan workshops, performances by our resident choir, storytelling and more.

In the Conservatory

12.30-1.15pm: The Fabulous Honeys: watch this South London-based 16-piece big band performing classic tunes from the swing era alongside jazz, funk, blues and more!

1.30-2.15pm: South East London Folk Orchestra: the SEL Folk Orchestra aims to encourage participation in folk music throughout South East London. Their repetoire ranges from traditional English folk tunes to songs from further afield. 

2.30-3.15pm: Raise the Roof: come and join the Horniman's musical curators! The choir’s repertoire features songs that accompany the changing exhibitions in the museum, from textiles to taxidermy.

3.30-4pm: Jade Bird: Jade Bird is a rising star on the London music scene, delivering a fantastic mix of country, pop and folk with a voice that can silence the busiest bar. She has a charm that melts the hardest heart and her exceptional songwriting talent ensures Jade is destined for the spotlight.

4-4.30pm: Ralph Taylor: Ralph Taylor is a young singer/songwriter/loop artist whose music draws the line between Ed Sheeran and Jamie T. Playing live is his passion and he always aims to get the crowd having a good time, with now 70 gigs under his belt in the last 8 months.

In the Hands on Base

2 – 2.45 & 3-3.45pm: Gamelan drop in sessions: be part of a Balinese musical ensemble for a day. A gamelan is a traditional Indonesian ensemble featuring bronze gongs and metallophones, creating a uniquely rich sound.

On the North Hall Balcony

2-2.45 & 3.15-4pm: A World of Stories: listen to beautiful stories from around the world accompanied by live music.