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December highlights

Help us celebrate the end of the year at our annual Christmas showcase inside the very church where Handel himself worshipped. Plus, if you’re still stuck for Christmas present ideas check out our Christmas Gift Guide.

Our Christmas & New Year opening times are:
December 23-26: Closed
December 27-29: Open 11am to 6pm
December 30 – January 1: Closed

Christmas Showcase

Tuesday 18 December, 7pm

Celebrate Christmas at our annual end-of-year concert, featuring performances from this year’s Handel House Talent musicians and a world-premiere of a new piece by our Composer-in-Residence Alex Groves – as well as some festive carols to sing along to.

Guitar Workshops

The 2nd Saturday of each month, 11am-12pm

Do you know someone who’s always wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix? Why not give the gift of a 1-hour beginner’s workshop inside Jimi’s former home.

Hendrix Flat Friday Late

Friday 8 February, 7pm

Come and help us celebrate the three-year anniversary of the opening of the Hendrix Flat with a party dedicated to the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s legendary performance at the Royal Albert Hall in February 1969.

Jan-April 2019 season now on sale

From our friends:

Unknown, Remembered
Wednesday 5 December, 8pm – Spitalfields Music Festival

Unknown, Remembered is the flagship project of the Spitalfields Music Festival 2018, fusing Handel and Joy Division in an immersive hybrid of opera, theatre and art installation. Join for five performances from 4–9 December. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2AoDHgL

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered
October 25 2018 – 24 February 2019, The Jewish Museum

Presented simultaneously at Jewish Museum London and The Photographers’ GalleryRoman Vishniac Rediscovered is the first UK retrospective of Russian born American photographer, Roman Vishniac (1897–1990). The exhibition presents radically diverse bodies of work and positions Vishniac as one of the most important social documentary photographers of the 20th century whose work also sits within a broader tradition of 1930s modernist photography.

https://jewishmuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/roman-vishniac/

The V&A’s new Photography Centre has opened with the major display Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital, which explores photography as a way of ‘collecting the world’, from the medium’s invention in the 19th century to the present day – including this photo of Jimi Hendrix in 1968 by Linda McCartney, one of 63 photographs donated by Sir Paul McCartney.

Latest news

New Research Assistant position
Posted on Wednesday June 08, 2022

  Job Description Job Title: Research Assistant Line Manager: Deputy Director Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract Hours: 0.5 FTE (c.2.5 days per week) Salary: £23,000 pro rata Holiday: 25 days plus bank holidays pro rata Areas of Work Assisting the Deputy Director in the delivery of the narratives and displays in a new experience of […]

Handel’s Royal Anthems
Posted on Wednesday June 01, 2022

Handel and his music were very much present in Royal occasions in the 18th century. He created strong ties with the Royal family, and he was commissioned to compose music for various royal celebrations, including coronations. He was also hired by the royal family to teach the princesses to play the harpsichord. When Handel moved […]

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