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September highlights

The start of our final events season of 2017 is upon us and as always we are starting things off with some fantastic musical experiences. Find out what we have coming up in the next few weeks below.

BLOCK4 Masterclass

Wednesday 6 September, 2pm

This is the last chance to see BLOCK4, our incredible Ensemble-in-Residence, at Handel House this year. The response to their recent series here has been amazing and this should be no exception.

Right on Kew

Thursday 7 September, 6.30pm

The first concert in our series inspired by Kensington Palace’s exhibition Enlightened Princesses. This group of concerts celebrates the musical worlds of three 18th century princesses and the part they played in the shaping of British culture.

Side by Side

Tuesday 12 September, 6.30pm

A rare chance to see two of our harpsichords played together at the same time, and including pieces by Handel, Vivaldi and more.

Hendrix at The Troubadour

Saturday 23 September, 7-11pm

After the success of this event last year we are putting on another night of live music at the Scotch of St James to celebrate the anniversary of Hendrix’s first night in London.

The Making of a Princess

Thursday 28 September, 6.30pm

Handel House Talent soprano Emily Owen presents a programme of music all about becoming a princess.

New and improved guided tours

Shining a light on a painting

Starting 27 September we will be offering regular one-hour guided tours every Wednesday morning at 10am. Each week will be one of 3 tours – focusing either on Handel House, the Hendrix Flat or a highlights tour which includes both together.

A lot of work and research has been put into making these tours and we are very excited to get them up and running.

Find out more here. 

Latest news

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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 […]

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Posted on Wednesday June 01, 2022

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