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, 40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AZ
 
 
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Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 11am-5pm; Mon: closed
 

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The Foundling Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has seven function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 200 guests and the smallest is ideal for 30.

The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells their story. Using oral testimony, original artefacts and photographs, their history is explored and compared to the lives of contemporary children. In addition, the museum displays works by the many artists who became governors of the hospital, including William Hogarth and Handel. It's all housed in interiors preserved from the 18th century. There are very few museums in London that offer such a fascinating history. Each month the museum hosts a variety of afternoon concerts in the Picture Gallery which are free with museum admission. Concerts and recitals usually take place at Thursday lunchtimes, one Sunday in the middle of the month and the last Friday of each month.

 

The Foundling Museum events

 
SeaSeaExhibitions & Art, Sculpture.21st August 2018Sunday 2nd September 2018 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Ongoing
Sea
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TIMES  25th May to 2nd September 2018 - 10am  PRICING  Free-£11
Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture.
Lily Cole: BallsLily Cole: BallsBalls takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling Hospital story and the much-loved novel by Emily Bronte.21st August 2018Sunday 2nd December 2018 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Ongoing
Lily Cole: Balls
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TIMES  31st July to 2nd December 2018 - Various Times  PRICING  £10, concs £7.50, mems/child Free
Balls takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling Hospital story and the much-loved novel by Emily Bronte.
First Amongst EqualsFirst Amongst EqualsFirst Amongst EqualsThe Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning 300 years of social history, culture and philanthropy, it sees seven women who achieved firsts in their fields select objects from the museum's collection that mean something to them. Those picking the 21st August 2018Sunday 13th January 2019 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Ongoing
First Amongst Equals
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TIMES  16th January 2018 to 13th January 2019  PRICING  £11 Adults, £8.25 Concessions
The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning 300 years of social history, culture and philanthropy, it sees seven women who achieved firsts in their fields select objects from the museum's collection that mean something to them. Those picking the ... More about this event
 
Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female CelebrityKitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity7th September 2018Sunday 20th January 2019 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity
event  Running from Friday 7th September 2018 until Sunday 20th January 2019
TIMES  7th September 2018 to 20th January 2019 - 10am  PRICING  Free-£11
Ladies Of Quality & DistinctionLadies Of Quality & DistinctionExhibitions & Art, Painting.7th September 2018Sunday 20th January 2019 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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On Soon
Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
event  Running from Friday 7th September 2018 until Sunday 20th January 2019
TIMES  7th September 2018 to 20th January 2019 - 10am  PRICING  Free-£11
Exhibitions & Art, Painting.
Georgian WomenGeorgian WomenLiterary & Education, Author Event.19th October 2018Friday 19th October 2018 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
 
Georgian Women
event  Friday 19th October 2018
TIMES  Friday 19th October 2018 - 7pm  PRICING  £12.50-£15
Literary & Education, Author Event.
Maker Not Muse: Kitty Clive Or The Fair SongsterMaker Not Muse: Kitty Clive Or The Fair SongsterAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.19th October 2018Friday 19th October 2018 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Maker Not Muse: Kitty Clive Or The Fair Songster
event  Friday 19th October 2018
TIMES  Friday 19th October 2018 - 7pm  PRICING  £10.50-£15
Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour.
Ladies Of Quality & Distinction: WikithonLadies Of Quality & Distinction: WikithonLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.17th November 2018Saturday 17th November 2018 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free Event 
Ladies Of Quality & Distinction: Wikithon
event  Saturday 17th November 2018
TIMES  Saturday 17th November 2018 - 1pm-4pm  PRICING  Free
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate.
Are We Not Formed With Passions Like Your Own'Are We Not Formed With Passions Like Your Own'Literary & Education, Lecture.7th December 2018Friday 7th December 2018 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
 
Are We Not Formed With Passions Like Your Own'
event  Friday 7th December 2018
TIMES  Friday 7th December 2018 - 7pm  PRICING  £3-£5
Literary & Education, Lecture.

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Court Room

Court Room

Capacity

Dinner
30
 
 

Dimensions

Length
10.4m
 
Width
7.2m
 
Area
74.88m²
 
 
 

Picture Gallery

Picture Gallery
 
 

Capacity

Theatre
100
 
Reception
150
 
Dinner
100
 
 

Dimensions

Length
7.8m
 
Width
15.9m
 
Area
124.02m²
 
 
 

Coram's Children Gallery

Coram's Children Gallery

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Commitee Room

Commitee Room

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Length
7.9m
 
Width
5.3m
 
Area
41.87m²
 
 
 

Gerald Coke Handel Collection

Gerald Coke Handel Collection

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Temporary Exhibition Gallery

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Entire Museum

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Reception
200
 

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Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 9th September 2018 

Searcys St Pancras 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Voices from the Deep
Voices from the Deep
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 21st September 2018 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
Writing Contemporary India: Manu Joseph and Preti Taneja in conversation with Sunny Singh
Exhibitions | On 22nd August 2018 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 9 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Join two prize-winning writers, Manu Joseph and Preti Taneja, alongside fellow author and Jhalak Prize Co-founder Sunny Singh, as they ...More

Somewhere In Between
Somewhere In Between
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Wellcome Collection 10 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Four contemporary artists worked together with scientists to question what it means to be human in the 21st Century. From ...More

 
Teeth
Teeth
Exhibitions | Until 16th September 2018 

Wellcome Collection 10 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

The first exhibition to chart the history of the teeth profession and how it has shaped the way we live ...More

 
The Return Of The Past: Postmodernism In British Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2018 

Sir John Soane's Museum 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More

The Joy Formidable
Concerts | On 22nd August 2018 

The Lexington 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

The trio from Wales, comprising Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matthew Thomas, play alt rock....More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 

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I and You: Hampstead Theatre
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Theatre | From 18th October 

Hampstead Theatre

Written by 35-year-old American writerLauren Gunderson, "the most ...More

 
Pergola Olympia
Pergola Olympia
Dining 

Pergola is back in west London and this time it's fully enclosed and open all ...More

 
1251 by James Cochran
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Dining 

James Cochran leaves his EC3 restaurant in the City to set up 1251, a modern ...More

 
POPfit Studio
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POPfit's boutique UK studio and the UK's first Fabletics store is on Sidworth Street in ...More

 
Paradise Now
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Exhibitions | From 7th September 

Eccleston Yards

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Gasholder 11
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