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Around the world in 80 ways!

The Random Acts Theatre Company presents “Around The World In 80 Ways!” an interactive performance held in the Grand Entrance Hall of the Brunel Museum. 8pm, 19 March Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions), available here.

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New exhibition in the Cafe Gallery

Maha Satish is an artist based in South London and has studied art with the University of Arts London. She is originally from India, a place of vibrant colours and decorative art. She enjoys painting semi abstract subjects and draws inspiration from her background in India.

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Miss Julie in the Thames Tunnel Shaft

Part of the SEE 16 Arts Festival the Brunel Museum hosts a production of “Miss Julie” 11–14 February Tickets: £11.74 (including booking fee) available here. Midsummers eve on a grand estate. The count is away. His daughter Miss Julie stays to join in their staff’s celebrations. Beneath the party, in the kitchen the head valet […]

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Come a wassailing!

16 JANUARY, 6.30pm Saturday Tickets £5 here Toast in the Tree! Dance round the orchard! Cider for your singing, cider for your soul! Stoop through the Hobbit Hole and enter the underground chamber for stories from Tolkein: caves, adventures and dragons. This ancient ritual from Middle Earth ensures our trees will fruit, and we ask you once again […]

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Forgotten Feast of the Seven Fishes (or Vegetables)

Tom Hunt (executive chef of Poco) is helping the Museum celebrate Christmas at the Thames Tunnel. A Banquet was first held here, underground, in November 1827, and Tom is bringing the party back with an all-singing all-dancing menu, full of delicacies, vegetarian and from the sea! He will be working closely with social enterprise SoleShare and […]

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Celebrate National Tunnelling Day at the Brunel Museum

To celebrate National Tunnelling Day in partnership with The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) the Brunel Museum invites you to join us for a talk by our tour guide Tim Thomas on the Brunel’s revolutionary tunnel at Rotherhithe. It was the first tunnel under a river anywhere in the world, the first shield driven tunnel with the […]

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Museums at Night and Hallowe’en Midnight Apothecary

Yertiz lovers! Are you spooked? Excited? Cos you know what I’m talkingabout… THE MIDNIGHT APOTHECARY HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR is ON this Saturday. Expect a sea of pumpkin lanterns, complimentary toasted marshmallows, apple bobbing, batty bar staff, strange blue fire (Cocktail Gradner Lottie Muir has special powers)….and the best Halloween potions in London. Expect the Halloween Squawky, […]

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Margaret Sparks at the Cafe Gallery

A new month means a new exhibition at the cafe gallery, come have a cup of tea and cake at the museum and check it out. There will be a private view on Saturday 11th October between 6-9pm.    

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Last of the Summer cocktails – special events continue through Winter

As I write, preparations are under way for the last Midnight Apothecary of the summer. Lottie the Cocktail Gardener is making the cordials and infusing the gin and all is ready for you! Through the winter the Midnight Apothecary is once a month: Hallowe’en 31st October and Bonfire Night 7th November are pumpkin celebrations with warming drinks […]

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