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June Highlights

This June, we have a wonderful Baroque concert in Handel’s music room. If you would rather learn how to jam like Jimi, sign up to one of our guitar workshops! Plus we have some news about our next Friday Late…

Guided Tours

Every Friday, 2pm

Where did Handel compose Messiah? What did Jimi do in between concerts? Come and discover the fascinating stories about the two artists who called Brook Street home. Our tour guides will take you on an insightful journey every Friday at 2pm.

Guitar Workshops

Saturday 9 June, 14 July & 11 August, 11am

Bring your guitars to Brook Street and join our experienced teacher Nigel Jones for an hour session of riffs and tricks. All levels are welcome!

The Travelling Musician

Tuesday 26 June, 6.30pm

There is something very special about listening to Baroque music in Handel’s music room. Marta López Fernández will retrace Froberger’s voyages around Europe with music by Handel, JS Bach and Froberger himself.

Hendrix Flat Friday Late

Friday 24 August, 7pm

Grab your earlybird tickets for our August Friday Late! Expect live music, a lot of dancing, 60s vibes and as always a few surprises.

From our friends this month:

Baroque Ensemble Ceruleo

Stroud Green Festival
6–24 June 2018

Highlights:

  • Handel House Talent scheme participants Emily Owenand Kate Conway with Ceruleo perform a quirky musical in the bedroom of composer Henry Purcell with actor & Comedy Store regular Niall Ashdown
  • Ensemble Hesperi: Highland dance workshop with Kathleen Gilbert & a show of Scottish baroque music
  • Violinist Elicia Silverstein playing JS Bach by candlelight
  • Revolution in Italy: Monteverdi & Rossi with Lovekyn Consort, Sophia Brumfitt Emily Atkinson, voices and instrumentalists
  • The Dante Quartet performing Beethoven with actor David Timson as Beethoven

Dennis Sever’s House

Dennis Severs’ House in Spitalfields is more than just a time capsule. It is both a breathtaking and an intimate portrait of the lives of a family of Huguenot silk-weavers. The sights, smells and sounds of the house will take you into their lives. As you enter the house it is as if you have passed through the surface of a painting, exploring with your senses and imagination a meticulously crafted 18th Century world.

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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