What's On

Foundling Sunday

Foundling Sunday

03 March 2013, 14:00 - 16:00

Join us for a a talk exploring one unfortunate woman's petition to the Foundling Hospital in the eighteenth century, followed by a concert by the Ellipsis Wind Quintet.

Goldsmiths Music Student Showcase

Goldsmiths Music Student Showcase

01 March 2013, 13:00 - 14:00

In a new collaboration, students from Goldsmiths, University of London, perform a lunchtime series in the Picture Gallery.

Curator’s Talk: Fate, Hope & Charity

Curator’s Talk: Fate, Hope & Charity

23 February 2013, 15:00 - 16:00

Join our curator, Stephanie Chapman, for a talk exploring the exhibition, Fate, Hope & Charity.

Handel's Birthday Concert - CANCELLED

Handel's Birthday Concert - CANCELLED

23 February 2013, 18:30

Join us to celebrate Handel's birthday! The Amadè Players will play the Foundling Hospital Anthem, alongside two of Handel's coronation anthems. Booking recommended. This concert has now been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Goldsmiths Music Student Showcase

Goldsmiths Music Student Showcase

22 February 2013, 13:00 - 14:00

In a new collaboration, students from Goldsmiths, University of London, perform a lunchtime series in the Picture Gallery.

Badges and Buttons

Badges and Buttons

16 February 2013, 10:30 - 16:30

Join in our drop-in activities which explore our current exhibition, Fate, Hope & Charity.

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

14 February 2013, 13:00 - 14:00

Enjoy a flute recital in our beautiful Picture Gallery.

Fate, Hope & Charity

Fate, Hope & Charity

25 January 2013 - 19 May 2013, 10:00 - 17:00

Fate, Hope & Charity brings to light the untold stories of the Foundling Hospital tokens, small everyday objects, left by mothers with their babies at the Hospital between c.1741-1760.

In Focus Display: Handel’s operas 'Teseo' and 'Imeneo'

In Focus Display: Handel’s operas 'Teseo' and 'Imeneo'

25 January 2013 - 19 May 2013, 10:00 - 17:00

Handel’s Teseo was first performed 300 years ago and a display in the Handel Gallery marks the anniversary with the oldest surviving source of the complete opera.

Touring Exhibitions at Barnet Museum

Touring Exhibitions at Barnet Museum

01 December 2012 - 28 February 2013

Currently on show at Barnet Museum, north London are two exhibitions which unite the experiences of children in the eighteenth-century and twentieth-century Foundling Hospitals.