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Family Activities

The Geffrye is closed for a two-year development. During closure we are running events in the front gardens and tours of the restored almshouse.

Christmas Makers’ Market

Saturday 8 December, 11am - 4pm. Free entry. All ages

Exterior of the Geffrye Museum at Christmas Past

The Geffrye at Christmas - photography Hannah Taylor

Browse and buy unique hand-made gifts from London makers, and enjoy the twinkle of the Christmas tree with some hot street food in hand and a beer from Hackney Brewery. There will be workshops and activities for families under cover at this family-friendly event in our beautiful front garden.


Christmas decorations workshop

Saturday 8 December, 11am - 1pm. Tickets £30 including booking fee (family-friendly, ages 8+)

Christmas decoration workshop

Create beautiful handmade decorations using brightly coloured origami shapes, seed pods and fir cones, taught by fine artist and florist, Freya Gabie. All materials provided.

Book for December workshop here.


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