30 November 2012
This year is the twenty-eighth annual Conference on Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Download the programme here.
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.
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.
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.
27 October 2012 - 28 October 2012, 10:00 - 17:00
To mark the end of British Summer Time, the Foundling is celebrating all things horological. Watch conservation in action, join in family workshops, watch the film Hugo and take part in a special event with our 2012 Handel Fellow, soprano Dame Emma Kirkby.
27 October 2012, 10:00 - 12:00
Dame Emma Kirkby is the Museum's 2012 Handel Fellow. In this special performance Dame Emma will explore the theme of passing time. In conjunction with Clock Watching Weekend.
26 October 2012, 18:00 - 20:30
Join us in the Museum's beautiful Picture Gallery for an evening with 2012 Coram Fellow Michael Morpurgo OBE as he discusses his life and work, including his new publication, A Medal for Leroy.
20 October 2012 - 21 October 2012, 10:00 - 17:00
To celebrate the Bloomsbury Festival the Foundling Museum will be opening its doors for free and until 21:00 on Saturday evening. Includes Dickens Performance Pieces and Handel's Anthem for the Foundling Hospital.
17 October 2012, 18:00 - 21:00
The Amadè Players will be performing the recently discovered violin sonata by the prolific Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi. The Sonata in D major will be given its first performance in modern times at this exclusive concert; it may be the first time that the Sonata in D major has been heard for more than 250 years.
27 September 2012 - 16 December 2012, 10:00 - 17:00
Received, a Blank Child: Dickens, Brownlow and the Foundling Hospital explores the facts and fictions that link the life and work of Charles Dickens and Secretary of the Foundling Hospital in the 1850s John Brownlow.