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Weekend Activities and Family Days

Giant insect workshop at the Geffrye Museum

Celebrating Home Community Day

Saturday 25 March, 12 - 5pm

A free event for families with fun activities that celebrate home. Download the programme here.

Terrific Tasting Teas (Drop in)

Come and join us and blend your own brew!

1pm - 3.30pm. Suitable for all ages.

Mini Jar Homes (Drop in)

Make your own miniature rooms to display at home!

1pm - 3.30pm. Suitable for all ages.

Quiz Desk (Drop in)

An exciting array of quizzes, trails and craft activities.

12.30 - 5pm. Suitable for all ages.

Paintings trail (Drop in)

Watch the paintings come to life in our new digital trail.

1pm - 3.30pm. Suitable for all ages.


Special Take-Over Day

Sunday 26 March, 12 - 5pm

A free event for families programmed by our Youth Advisory Panel. Enjoy creative workshops, short films, handle objects from the collection and play in our instant photo booth. Download the programme here.

Animals of the Almshouses (1 hour)

Make an animal mask inspired by the animals who have lived at the Geffrye almshouses.

24 places per session: 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm. Suitable for all ages.

Marvellous Mantel Clocks (2 hours)

Draw inspiration from clocks in our collection to make your own mini clock!

24 places: 2pm. Suitable for all ages.

Funky Frames (Drop in)

Make a photo frame to style your home!

12.30 - 4.30pm. Suitable for all ages.

Asian Appetisers (1 hour)

Learn how to make chana chur, a tasty snack from Asia.

12 places per sessions: 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm. Suitable for all ages.

Places for workshops are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each activity. All children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.


Please look at our Geffrye Explorer activities which happen every weekend.

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