Events

Our events are open to all. If you are not a current Friend of the Geffrye Museum, please select ‘Guest’ when booking your ticket. Or why not join us to receive a discount?

Saturday 15 February, 2.30pm

The Bethnal Green Mulberry - its history and future

Spitalfields resident The Gentle Author traces the controversial saga of the Bethnal Green Mulberry, believed to be the oldest tree in the East End.

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Saturday 21 March, 11am

Visit the St Pancras Waterpoint

Built in 1872 to supply water to the steam train engines flowing in and out of St Pancras, the Grade-II listed Victorian-era water tower is rarely open to the public. In a special opening for the Friends, we'll be guided by the Commodore of St Pancras Cruising Club up the waterpoint to the rooftop views over the new Kings Cross development and the narrowboats moored in St Pancras Basin.

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Sunday 26 April, 11.30am

Explore the London 2012 Legacy City

The concept of 'legacy' was key to London's bid for the 2012 Olympic Games, which transformed a huge swathe of East London. Eight years on, what is the real legacy of the Olympic developments?

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Saturday 30 May, 11am

Spring at the Story Garden

The Story Garden is a new urban food growing garden that began life as an empty piece of land behind the British Library. Built by and for the local Somers Town community, supported by local charity Global Generation, the garden opened to the public in July 2019 and will be marking its first spring.

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