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Special events

Home and the City: Celebrating Life on the Kingsland Road

Saturday 25 February, 2 - 4.30pm. Free

Janetka Platun's Globe

Globe by Jenetka Platun

An afternoon of workshops celebrating home and the local area inspired by artist Jenetka Platun's copper sphere sculpture 'Globe', which has travelled around East London collecting stories from local residents. Watch a film of its journey, create maps and share memories.


Swing Your Heart Out!

Thursday 16 March. Dance class: 6.30 - 8pm Tickets: £5. Social dance: 8 - 10.30pm Tickets: £10. Combined ticket option: £13

Swing dancing

Put on your dancing shoes and come along to a Swing extravaganza at the Geffrye! Take part in a class then show off your moves to live music by the renowned London Dance Orchestra.

Tickets via www.designmynight.com


Swing Your Heart Out!

Thursday 20 April. Dance class: 6.30 - 8pm Tickets: £5. Social dance: 8 - 10.30pm Tickets: £10. Combined ticket option: £13

Put on your dancing shoes and come along to a Swing extravaganza at the Geffrye! Take part in a class then show off your moves to live music by the renowned London Dance Orchestra.

Tickets via www.designmynight.com


Bees and Tea

Saturday 22 April, 12 - 4pm. Tickets: £40, £35 concessions

Barnes & Webb beekeepers at the Geffrye
Learn the basics of keeping bees with urban beekeepers Barnes & Webb, visit the Geffrye hives, then enjoy a honey-based afternoon tea in the café overlooking the gardens.

Book tickets here.


Pecha Kucha: The Key, the Secret

Thursday 27 April, door open 6pm, talks from 7pm. Bar open. Tickets: £8

An evening of fast and fascinating presentations by a mix of inspiring speakers based on the popular Japanese talk format which allows just six minutes per each person.

Tickets via indytute.com


London Craft Week

Wednesday 3 - Sunday 7 May

Watch this space for an exciting craft-related series of events during London Craft Week.


Swing Your Heart Out!

Thursday 18 May. Dance class: 6.30 - 8pm Tickets: £5. Social dance: 8 - 10.30pm Tickets: £10. Combined ticket option: £13

Put on your dancing shoes and come along to a Swing extravaganza at the Geffrye! Take part in a class then show off your moves to live music by the renowned London Dance Orchestra.

Tickets via www.designmynight.com


Late Night at the Geffrye: Let the Good Times Be Gin!

Friday 19 May, 6.00 - 10.30pm. Tickets £5

Let the Good Times Be Gin!

A celebration of Gin including talks on the craft of distilling, singing drinking songs, cocktail masterclasses, lessons on gin pairings and how to drink gin at home (hint, it involves more than a glass and some tonic).

Tickets via www.designmynight.com


Lotions and Potions

Saturday 20 May, 1 - 4.30pm. Tickets £16, £13 concessions

Sprigs of lavender in the Geffrye Museum herb garden

Learn how to make a variety of sweet smelling herbal concoctions including hand lotion, shampoo and soap.

Book tickets here.

View our garden tours here.


Bees and Tea

Saturday 27 May, 12 - 4pm. Tickets: £40, £35 concessions

Barnes & Webb urban bee-keeping

Learn the basics of keeping bees with urban beekeepers Barnes & Webb, visit the Geffrye hives, then enjoy a honey-based afternoon tea in the café overlooking the gardens.

Book tickets here.

You can view all of our other events in our online calendar

Swing Your Heart Out!

Thursday 20 April. Dance class: 6.30 - 8pm Tickets: £5. Social dance: 8 - 10.30pm Tickets: £10. Combined ticket option: £13

Put on your dancing shoes and come along to a Swing extravaganza at the Geffrye! Take part in a class then show off your moves to live music by the renowned London Dance Orchestra.

Tickets via www.designmynight.com