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Happening at the Horniman: October 2014

October's an important month at the Horniman, as we kick it off with a brand new exhibition, and finish it with a whole range of family events specially planned for half term.

Revisiting Romania

On Saturday 4 October the Horniman launches Revisiting Romania, with special exhibitions Dress and Identity and Portraits from London, as well as an Object in Focus display on the Balcony Gallery.

To celebrate the launch, we're hosting a vibrant weekend celebrating Romanian art, music, film and food.

Halloween Fair

  • Halloween Pumpkin, iStockphoto
    , iStockphoto

Come to our Halloween Fair on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October to find goodies in our special arts and crafts market, follow a spooky trail and enjoy some Halloween-themed food.

Half Term Events, 25 October - 2 November

Events for Adults

Kick start your knowledge of urban mammals with a course held in association with the Mammal Society, Saturday 4 November.

Discover stories from the stores surrounding Afghanistan and Empire in a Behind the Scenes event hosting by the Anthropology team, on 9 October.

Come along to a conference all about the History of Teaching Natural History, 10 & 11 October.

Regular Events

Closing Soon

Extremes is open in our Temporary Exhibition Gallery until 2 November, so use this month to make sure you've explored our pitch black cave, compared your lung capacity with a yak, and taken your own #thermalselfie.