What's On

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.

Concert: The Mechanics of Folklore: Geminiani, Handel and the Melodies of the British Isles

Concert: The Mechanics of Folklore: Geminiani, Handel and the Melodies of the British Isles

30 November 2012, 18:00 - 21:00

Performed by the Amadè Players this concert is in association with the Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain Conference and marks 250 years since the death of Italian composer, violinist and music theorist Francesco Geminiani.

 Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain Conference

Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain Conference

30 November 2012

This year is the twenty-eighth annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Download the programme here.

Conference: Handel at Court

Conference: Handel at Court

24 November 2012 - 25 November 2012, 10:00 - 17:00

Join us for the biennial conference of the Handel Institute, which includes a curator led private view of Handel House's Charles Jennens exhibition.

Academy of Ancient Music Handel Festival

Academy of Ancient Music Handel Festival

17 November 2012, 19:00 - 21:30

Join the Academy of Ancient Music as they celebrate the rich musical life of Handel and his contemporaries, including Geminiani.

Foundling Fellow Project: Soup for 100

Foundling Fellow Project: Soup for 100

05 November 2012

In a celebration of our 2012 Foundling Fellows, we are hosting Soup for 100, a project to form links between the emerging and the established in arts and education.