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Come and enjoy our new Home Galleries and much-loved Rooms Through Time, replanted gardens and an exciting events and exhibitions programme.

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Upcoming events

Young people
Wednesday 26 January

Young Poets taster session with Anthony Anaxagorou

For a taster of the Young Poets project, a chance to meet Anthony and to ask questions.
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Saturday 5 February

Lunar New Year

Celebrate the arrival of spring and the beginning of the new lunar year
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LNY Event Page (Instagram Post)
Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16, Thursday 17 and Saturday 19 February

Half Term: Welcome Home Friend

A week of fun activities for all the family celebrating Vietnamese culture and creators
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Crafty Families

Museum installations


An ever changing composition of word and sound by writer Maria Fusco with composer Olivier Pasquet

In the Undercroft

Waiting for myself to appear

A new film commission by Michael McMillan

In the Almshouse chapel

Light up the Museum

A major light installation by multi award winning lighting designer Jessica Hung Han Yun

Galleries and gardens

Home Galleries

An entirely new way of telling stories of home

Rooms Through Time

How our homes have evolved

Gardens Through Time

Changing nature of urban gardens

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