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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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January News: Wassail, Miss Julie, New Entrance to the Shaft

Every month we send an e-newsletter to our subscribers with sneaky peaks, tidbits and event reminders. Once the newsletter has gone out we then post the text as a blog for everyone to read (see below) but if you want the news first, make sure you subscribe here… Hello, Happy New Year! Very best wishes for […]

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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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This is the Way In

The new entrance is made and the view from the doorway down and across the void is just breathtaking! I have entered the underground chamber many many times, but always through the tiny hobbit hole, the half height inspection doorway on the north side. This requires a great deal of care, and mostly I am […]

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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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