huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields
huguenots of spitalfields

Saturday 20th October 2018

Christ Church Hall, Christ Church Spitalfields, Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 and Hanbury Hall, 22 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR  11am - 4pm

Children must be accompanied at all times.  Both venues are wheelchair accessible.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance.

Workshops FREE Registration essential £1

Whilst this is primarily a drop-in day, should sessions be oversubscribed, you will be directed to other activities. Please check the website, as timings may change on the day. Click to reserve your place.

11am-2pm    Hand & Lock Gold Workshop (up to 3 hours) at Hanbury Hall. £25 to cover materials. Places limited to 12 people - Click here 

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12.00pm and 1.30pm Paper Making - Try Papermaking with the Frogmore Paper Mill team Click here

12.00pm at Christ Church Spitalfields and 3pm at Hanbury Hall   Escape to Freedom - Just take off your shoes and participate with Corrie Lunghi Click here

11.00am, 12.00pm, 1pm and 2pm  Greatest Hits: Science Museum - An explosive show for all ages Click here

 

Drop-ins from 11am-4pm:

At Christ Church Spitalfields, Commercial Street

2.30pm  Huguenot Military Stories - An opportunity to ask Professor Edward Vallance what life was like in the 17th and 18th century army

Art Workshops (at Christ Church Spitalifields and Hanbury Hall) include:

Embroider a tile, Wonderful Paper Weaving, Be a 17th Century Fashion Designer, Historical Collage, Create a Huguenot Cross.

How a clock works - With clockmaker from the Palace of Westminster Paul Roberson

Is my surname Huguenot? - Fellows of the Huguenot Society of Great Britain will be on hand with their database of births, marriages and deaths.

Be a Cartographer - Participate in an absorbing map workshop

Silhouettist Matyas Selmeczi will be on hand to demonstrate his skill - and you have the chance to be his model!

50 Huguenot Heroes - Be amazed at the famous Huguenot names you may recognise and their outstanding achievements Diane Watts and Paul Baker will tell you more.

Bank of Chocolate - Sir John Houblon was the first Governor of the Bank of England - he worked with real money but learn about the basics of finance with Tim Kidd - and some chocolate

Say Bonjour to French - Speak snippets of the Huguenot language with Monsieur Paul Baker and his beret! 

At Hanbury Hall:

Make your Own Plant Dyes with Michelle Sinden of Spitalfields City Farm

Artisans - Agata Nowak, Mary Spyrou, Jenny Duff, Annwyn Dean, Roger Dennis, Zoe Angle, Farah Qureshi, Louise Goult

Talks

Talks cost £5 each

11am The Gentle Author 'The Small Trades of Spitalfields’ - click here
1pm   Professor Edward Vallance 'The Huguenots and the Revolution of 1688’ - click here
2pm   Kate Wigley 'Samuel Wilson: a London Silk Diary’ - click here
3pm   Rosie Taylor-Davies ‘It is all in the Detail: C18 Embroidery’ - click here

 

Programme liable to change.

 

If you wish to stay in touch please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive an e-letter three times a year.

 

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