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Geffrye Museum 19h
Are you a local Primary School ? We'd love you to join our Teachers Forum on Wed 3 July 4.30-6pm to share your expertise & ideas to help shape the museum's new programme for schools! Book your free place via eventbrite:
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Geffrye Museum 23h
Our front gardens are open today as usual. If you're nearby why not drop in, bring your lunch and relax on the lawns.
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Geffrye Museum Jun 25
Get in touch! The Learning and Engagement team are looking for a based, summer to support the Young Producer's Programme, this is a paid opportunity. If you're aged 18-24 go to for more info, the deadline is this Sunday 30 June
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Geffrye Museum Jun 25
Our front gardens will be closing today by 3pm for a private event - they'll be open again tomorrow!
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Geffrye Museum Jun 25
Hoxton and Hackney call-out! If you’re near the Geffrye between 12 and 2.30pm today why not take a tour of our evocatively restored and bring a lunch to eat in our gardens? Find out more
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Geffrye Museum Jun 24
Journey back in time tomorrow with a visit to our atmospheric restored and get a glimpse into the lives of the poor and elderly almshouse residents in the 18th and 19th centuries
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Geffrye Young People Jun 17
Get in touch! The Learning and Engagement team are looking for a, Hackney based, summer intern to support the Young Producer's Programme, this is a paid opportunity. If you're aged 18-24 go to , for more info, the deadline is Sunday 30.06.19.
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Geffrye Museum Jun 24
Sharing some photos from our hard-hat tours on Saturday. The next tours will be during Open House London - tickets for those available 1 July!
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Geffrye Museum Jun 24
Replying to @ianvisits
great - thanks for sharing!
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Geffrye Museum Jun 24
that's great, thanks for sharing!😀
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Briggs Bughouses 🐝 Jun 22
I love this photo of the workshop I ran at the Geffrye Museum. Such a lovely space and always a terrific atmosphere. I'm back again on the 27th July with my workshop and stall.
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Geffrye Museum Jun 24
Thanks to all of you who came on our hard-hat tours on Saturday! We were so excited to take you behind-the-scenes on our project +can't wait to show more of you what we've been working on!
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Geffrye Museum Jun 21
Tomorrow for we're excited to be taking visitors on hard-hat tours of w/ -1st time the public will go behind-the-scenes! More tours for - tickets from 1 July
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Geffrye Museum Jun 21
Don't miss a chance to time-travel back to the 18th + 19th centuries tomorrow with a visit to our evocatively restored almshouse. Themed object handling tours take place in the afternoon, check link for times
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Geffrye Museum Jun 21
Such a gorgeous day here in Hoxton for the Summer Solstice! Our front gardens have reopened so come down and relax on the sunny front lawns!
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Hackney Brewery Jun 18
Help us celebrate our 8th birthday at on Saturday, July 27th! You may have heard that we're throwing a pretty impressive party across two sessions. Tickets are on sale now:
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Geffrye Museum Jun 18
Ernest Baker, cheeky son of the Geffrye Almshouses chaplain, kept a diary about life in the , 1881-82. Take a tour this Wednesday + find out how the elderly residents used to live in the 18th + 19th centuries.
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Geffrye Museum Jun 17
Almshouse charities continue to have a vital role when there's shortage of affordable rental accommodation. See how the Geffrye residents would have lived with an almshouse tour this Wednesday
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Geffrye Museum Jun 14
This photo shows Bernard Breheny holding his sleeping baby in the lounge of their home. It was taken by Bridget Breheny in 1971, + is part of our Documenting Homes collection from Catherine Breheny. Happy on Sunday to all our who have loved and supported us.
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Geffrye Museum Jun 14
Congratulations to Samir Shah, who was made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, 2019, for services to Television and Heritage. We're delighted to have him as our Chair at this pivotal and exciting time in the museum's history
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