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Out & About
We work at so many amazing venues who play host to a multitude of exciting events.

Here we offer a monthly low down on what's happening where for all you thrill seekers and culture vultures.


Horniman Conservatory

Coral: Fabric of the Reef

9th December 2017 - 9th September 2018

Natural History Gallery

Artist Karen Dodd uses wollen fabric to draw attention to coral and coral reefs, inspired by the Horniman collections. 

Colour: The Rainbow Revealed

10th February 2018 - 28th October 2018

Temporary Exhibition Space

The Rainbow Revealed is an award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.

Horniman Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday, 9.30am - 1.30pm

A locally sourced, locally sold farmers' market selling vegetables, meat, fish, bread, flowers, hot food and much more in our glorious Gardens.
Free entry

There is always so much happening at the Horniman Museum & Gardens, please see for more details.


Dulwich Picture Gallery

Edward Bawden

23rd May 2018 - 9th September 2018

Edward Bawden (1903-89) was a master printmaker, illustrator, watercolourist and designer and is today recognised as one of the most influential artist of his generation.  Whilst he is perhaps best-known for his commercial work for companies such as Twinings and Fortnum & Mason, and his linocuts depicting everyday England, a significant body of work remains relatively unknown.

This exhibition will bring together 160 works to re-introduce Bawden as a hugely versatile artist, who effortlessly pushed the boundaries between fine and commercial art. It will be the first to show the full breadth of Bawden's artistic output, covering each of hte many disciplines he mastered over his 60 year career, as well as exploring his lesser-known achievements as a fine artist.

Dulwich Pavilion 2019: The Shortlist

5th June 2018 - 22nd July 2018

Come and have your say on the six shortlisted designs for the 2018 Dulwich Pavilion. Models and visualisation of the proposed designs by young and emerging architects will be on display in the Gallery's glass walkway throughout this year's London Festival of Architecture, and you will have the opportunity to vote for your favourite. The community vote will be combined with the judging panel's vote to select the winning design. Architects will be tasked with exploring how the 2018 Pavilion might act as a welcome space to set the tone for visitors arriving at the Gallery.

Education Tours

Enjoy a free tour of the permanent collection on Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm (Gallery admission charges apply). Alternatively book a private tour for your group with one of our gallery guides, by calling 020 8299 8732 or by emailing

Family Sundays (First and last Sunday of every Month)

On the first and last Sunday of every month families with a gallery ticket can enjoy a range of drop-in activities.

For information about other events at the Dulwich Picture Gallery this month please click here.


National Maritime Museum

Royal Museums Greenwich is spread across four sites, all bursting with exhibitions, galleries, lates, lectures, film screenings, tours, workshops and more.

Click here to find out more about what's happening this month.


October Gallery

To find out the lastest news on events at the October Gallery click here.



Garden Museum

Cedric Morris: Artist Plantsman

18th April 2018 - 22nd July 2018

Paintings of flowers and gardens

British artist Cedric Morris (1889-1982) was the only person of his generation to achieve natioiinal stature both as a painter and a plantsman.  To celebrate Morris, two concurrent exhibitions will constitute the first major reassessment of Morris in over 30 years. 

Charlotte Verity - In Their Garden

18th April 2018 - 10th June 2018

This exhibition of watercolours by Charlotte Verity, depicts Bottengoms, the house and garden in Suffolk of the writer Ronald Blythe. She was commissioned by the Garden Museum to record the garden which was begun by the artist and plantsman John Nash and bequeathed to his friend Blythe. A diary of the weeks she spent working in their garden forms the 35th Garden Museum Journal, which is available to purchase in the Museum’s shop

The Garden Musem has now reopened after major refurbishment and is accepting bookings for private events.

You can read more abou the Garden Museum here.