Events at Pitzhanger

Our website and booking platform are currently being developed, in the meantime, you can use the links below to book onto our events.

If you have any questions please contact Kim Morrison, kim.morrison@pitzhanger.org.uk

Please note there is a small Eventbrite booking fee for all paid events in addition to the ticket price.

TALKS

Our series of Talks are inspired by the stories of Pitzhanger Manor and our exhibition programme. Enjoy a welcome drink from 6.45pm; talks take place from 7.30-8.15pm.
£10/ £6.50 concessions. Members go free.

Emile de Bruijn on Chinese Wallpaper

Please note the change of date: Thursday 23 May

Chinese Wallpaper expert and National Trust curator Emile de Bruijn discusses the restored hand-painted wallpaper in The Upper Drawing Room and the role of Chinese art and design in Britain during Soane’s time.

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Harbinder Singh Birdi on Crossrail & Public Art

Thursday 20 June

Harbinder Singh Birdi, Partner at Hawkins/Brown Architects discusses the design of the Crossrail stations like Tottenham Court Road and the integration of conceptual art.

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Aliki Braine on Mirrors and Art

Wednesday 10 July

Both Sir John Soane and Anish Kapoor stretch space using mirrors and light. Artist and art historian Aliki Braine explores the mirror in art and mythology of the past and present.

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TOURS

Thursday Tours

Free with entry, sign-up at the front desk 30 minutes prior to the start of the tour.
Join a guided tour led by a member of the Pitzhanger team, free with the price of admission on the last Thursday of every month at 1pm.

Meet at the Gallery Welcome Desk.

 

LATES

Late at Pitzhanger

Friday 28 June
6.30- 10pm
£10/ £6.50 Concessions
BOOKING NOW OPEN

Explore what is real and imagined in The Unbuilt Room, part séance, part game and part theatrical performance with artist Seth Kriebel. Discover links between architecture and the body during taster life drawing sessions in the atmospheric Manor; rehydrate with the Gimblet Bar and more.

Curator John Leslie will be giving spotlight tours of Anish Kapoor at Pitzhanger.

 

Through the Looking Glass: Meet the Mirror Makers

Saturday 11 May
11am -3pm
The Eating Room
FREE and drop-in (family friendly)

As part of London Craft Week respected masters of antiqued mirror and gilded glass Dominic Schuster will be showcasing samples from diverse portfolio of work.

 

WORKSHOPS

Wallpaper Painting Masterclass with Alasdair Peebles

Saturday 8 June
10am – 2pm
The Rickyard, Walpole Park
£35/ £22.75 concessions

Join master decorative painter Alaisdair Peebles and learn to paint Chinoiserie wallpaper based on historic designs. He reveals the painting techniques he used to restore the walls of Pitzhanger Manor to their former glory.

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The Art of Hand Paper Marbling

Saturday 6 July
10am – 3pm

The Rickyard, Walpole Park
£35/ £22.75 Concessions 

Join tutor Royston Hayward on this hand marbling paper workshop to create stunning traditional patterns inspired by Soane’s idiosyncratic decor. This one-day course covers the basics of traditional paper marbling with carrageen moss size, as well as Japanese Suminagashi and Ebru art.

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CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Activities are for all ages unless stated otherwise.

Little Builders: The Great Materials Hunt

Tuesday 14 May
10.15am – 12pm
The Education Room, Pitzhanger Manor
0-3 years
£5 per child (£2 per sibling)

Join us for our very first ‘Little Builders’ creative play sessions for under 5s and their adults. We’ll be exploring materials and textures, shapes and colours before making collages.

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Mystical Mirrors and Stories

Monday 27th May and Tuesday 28th May
10.30am – 12pm and 2pm – 3.30pm

The Rickyard, Walpole Park
5-11 years
£3 per child (£2 per sibling)

Take a trip inside a magical mirror in this interactive, story-telling session, based on the exhibition ‘Anish Kapoor at Pitzhanger Gallery’.

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The Big Lunch

Saturday 1 June
Walpole Park
All ages
Free – No Booking Required

Join us for the biggest picnic ever where there will be storytelling, outdoor games, bunting-making and more. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch and your picnic blanket!

Open House Families Architecture Weekender

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm

Throughout Pitzhanger Manor
Free with entry – no booking required

Explore architecture as a family, contribute to a collaborative sculpture and use sound to tell the story of a building. A family-friendly tour will take place at 11am – 12pm on Sunday 23 June.

Around the World in 60 Minutes

Saturday 13 July
11am – 12pm 

The Upper Drawing Room, Pitzhanger Manor
£15 per adult, includes 2 children under 5

Enjoy a magical harp and flute adventure with Bach to Baby, the critically acclaimed classical concert series for the whole family. Little ones can roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, and no concert is complete without crying, feeding, and dancing!

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