Future exhibitions and displays
Ceramics in the City: A three day selling fair featuring 50 potters
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2015. Preview event Thursday 24 September, 6 - 8.30pm. Free.
Rocking bowl by Ben Davies
Ceramics in the City returns to the Geffrye with an exciting range of work by around 50 selected ceramicists, a mix of both leading names and rising talents. An array of styles, techniques, colour and texture will be shown in domestic objects ranging from functional tableware to purely aesthetic or quirky one-off pieces. A special launch evening will be held on Thursday 24 September from 6 - 8.30pm. Throughout the event visitors will have the opportunity to browse, buy, talk to the ceramicists and watch free demonstrations.
Part of the London Design Festival.
Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes
Tuesday 24 November 2015 - Sunday 3 January 2016. Free.
Each year, authentic festive decorations, lighting, music and greenery transform the Geffrye’s period rooms, giving visitors an evocative insight into how Christmas has been celebrated in middle-class homes in England over the past 400 years. Step back through the centuries and discover the origins and meanings of some of the rich and vibrant traditions of Christmas past, from feasting, dancing and kissing under the mistletoe to playing parlour games, hanging up stockings, sending cards, decorating the tree and throwing cocktail parties.