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  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Horniman Easter Fair

    Come to our Easter Fair to find goodies in our special arts and crafts market, go on an Easter Egg trail, or venture through the rabbit hole.

    Free

    Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April 2017

    • 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 11.00am - 11.30am
    • 11.45am - 12.15pm
    • 12.30pm - 1pm
  • Alice in Wonderland Storytelling

    Sold out. Meet the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, March Hare and Hatter in a playful storytelling performance of Alice in Wonderland.

    Fully booked

    Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April

    • 11am - 11.30am
    • 12pm - 12.30pm
    • 1pm - 1.30pm
    • 2.30pm - 3pm
    • 3.30pm - 4pm
  • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Nature Trail Welly Walk: Signs of Spring

    Get your wellies on and join us on the Horniman Nature Trail for fun activities to explore the animals, insects and plants living there in the spring.

    Booking needed

    Saturday, 22 April 2017

    • 1.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Members’ Explore India

    This event has now been cancelled. Come along to this exclusive Members' session discovering India. Exploring Indian puppets, costume, masks and musical instruments from the Horniman Handling Collection.

    Cancelled

    Saturday 8 July

    • 10.15am - 10.45am
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Summer Welly Walk on the Nature Trail

    Join us on the Horniman Nature Tail for a family friendly welly walk to discover the insects, animals and plants that live there in summer.

    Booking needed

    Saturday, 8 July 2017

    • 1.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Pond Dipping

    Join us for pond dipping sessions exploring the nature and wildlife in our Nature Trail pond. Children must be aged over 5.

    Buy on day

    Every Tuesday from 25 July 2017 To 29 August 2017

    • 11am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.45pm
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • 3pm - 3.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Pond Dipping

    Join us for pond dipping sessions exploring the nature and wildlife in our Nature Trail pond. Children must be aged over 5.

    Buy on day

    Every Tuesday from 25 July 2017 To 29 August 2017

    • 11am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.45pm
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • 3pm - 3.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Pond Dipping

    Join us for pond dipping sessions exploring the nature and wildlife in our Nature Trail pond. Children must be aged over 5.

    Buy on day

    Every Tuesday from 25 July 2017 To 29 August 2017

    • 11am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.45pm
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • 3pm - 3.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Pond Dipping

    Join us for pond dipping sessions exploring the nature and wildlife in our Nature Trail pond. Children must be aged over 5.

    Buy on day

    Every Tuesday from 25 July 2017 To 29 August 2017

    • 11am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.45pm
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • 3pm - 3.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Pond Dipping

    Join us for pond dipping sessions exploring the nature and wildlife in our Nature Trail pond. Children must be aged over 5.

    Buy on day

    Every Tuesday from 25 July 2017 To 29 August 2017

    • 11am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.45pm
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • 3pm - 3.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Members’ Explore Carnival

    Come along to this exclusive Members' session discovering Carnival. Become immersed in the vibrant sights and sounds by trying on masks and playing instruments from the Horniman Handling Collection. 

    Exclusive members event

    Saturday 26 August

    • 10.15am - 10.45am
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Pond Dipping

    Join us for pond dipping sessions exploring the nature and wildlife in our Nature Trail pond. Children must be aged over 5.

    Buy on day

    Every Tuesday from 25 July 2017 To 29 August 2017

    • 11am - 11.45am
    • 12pm - 12.45pm
    • 2pm - 2.45pm
    • 3pm - 3.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Family Art Fun

    Join free and fabulous Horniman craft activities this summer holiday inspired by our Indian Summer, The Robot Zoo and our beautiful Gardens.

    Free, ticketed

    Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Summer

    • 11am - 2.45pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm
  • Hands On Base: Family Activities

    Discover the collections that make the Horniman special in our Hands on Base! Explore and touch real things from African masks to sharks jaws. Please note on 12th August - Storytelling sessions will replace our normal Explore sessions, which will resume on 19th August

    Free, ticketed

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 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

    Select Saturdays throughout the year

    • 1.30pm - 2.15pm
    • 2.45pm - 3.30pm