Public Programme 2020
Tickets for events are available online on the Eventbrite
Ticket prices include admission to the house.
Please note that there are no concessions for public events at
Leighton House Museum.
For bookings enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44
(0) 20 7471 9160.
DRINK AND DRAW
Wednesday 26 February
Wine tasting from 6:30pm to
7:15pm; drawing session from 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Leighton House Museum, in
collaboration with London Fine Art
Studios and Enoteca Rosso, hosts a new series of
Drink & Draw sessions that unite live music, fine art and a
delicious tasting experience.
BOOK TICKETS: Drink and Draw
LEIGHTON AND WHISTLER: AN UNLIKELY
Wednesday 25 March, 7pm -
8:30pm; doors open at 6:30pm
£10; includes access to the
Museum and the talk
Most people think of Frederic
Leighton and James McNeill Whistler as opposites, both personally
and artistically. Join author Daniel E Sutherland as he
explores the lives and work of two of the most fascinating artists
of the nineteenth century.
BOOK TICKETS: LEIGHTON AND WHISTLER
LONDON CRAFT WEEK: CRAFT
Tuesday 28 April, 7pm -
8:30pm; doors open at 6:30pm
FREE; suggested donation
Some of the most ambitious and intriguing craft exhibitions of
recent times have taken place in country houses across Britain.
As part of the London Craft Week, join
Hugo Macdonald, curator of the Harewood Biennial, for a panel
discussion exploring what role contemporary craft might play in
bringing new life to historic buildings.
BOOK TICKETS: London Craft Week
STEP CAREFULLY IN THE FOREST:
STORYTELLING AND MUSIC
Thursday 7 May, 7:30pm - 9pm;
doors open at 7pm
£15; Under 18s go FREE (please
note that it is suitable for 12+)
Acclaimed duo of pianist Olga Jegunova & storyteller
Matthew Crampton bring some mighty stories for grown-ups and
young adults. While Matthew spins the tales, Olga improvises on
themes by Ravel, Glass, Beethoven, Pärt and others.
BOOK TICKETS: Storytelling and Music
Family Fun at Leighton House Museum
Join our family programme and special events
for children at Leighton House Museum, a unique and opulent
Victorian palace of art.
EXPLORE THE FULL PROGRAMME
THE HOLLAND PARK CIRCLE: ARTISTS
HOUSES WALKING TOURS
Selected Sundays, 11am - 12pm
Limited places, pre-booking essential:
Book now on the Eventbrite website
Join our guided walks around the exterior of the unique group of
studio-houses built by Victorian artist and President of the Royal
Academy, Frederic, Lord Leighton and his contemporaries on Holland
Park Road and Melbury Road (West London). Discover the fascinating
story of how this corner of Holland Park became synonymous with a
group of the leading artists of the late Victorian period. Find out
why they came to build in this area and the architects that they
Please note that admission to Leighton House Museum is not
included and you need to buy a ticket if you would like to visit.
FREDERIC LEIGHTON, THE TRAVELLING
- Available on demand on Mondays or Tuesdays, subject to
- Suitable for groups of adults (18+)
living with mental health issues; people living with early stage
- Delivered at your venue for groups of
8 – 20
- To request the workshop for your
group or venue, please email Jana on email@example.com
This sessions are part of our Community
Engagement Programme and explore Leighton's passion
for art and travelling. Participants will learn about
Leighton’s life, handle Victorian period objects, read Leighton’s
letters and discover his favourite travelling
destinations in the Middle East. They also will be able
to share and discuss their own experiences of travel and find their
own connections with the Victorian artist and with each other.
Leighton House Museum Public Programme is
supported by The National Lottery Heritage