The Foundling Museum Venue Hire

 
 
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The Foundling Museum has 7 rooms available for private hire

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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 images

The Foundling Museum © Paul Ratigan 

   
The Foundling Museum - © Paul Ratigan

The Foundling Museum © Paul Ratigan 

 

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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Dimensions

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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    The Foundling Museum events

     
    26 Pairs Of Eyes: In Performance: Reading26 Pairs Of Eyes: In Performance: ReadingWriters perform a reading of their work.4th July 2015Saturday 4th July 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    26 Pairs Of Eyes: In Performance: Reading
    event  Saturday 4th July 2015
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    Writers perform a reading of their work.
    Foundling SundayFoundling SundayViolinist Mathilde Milwidsky, accompanied on piano by Jams Coleman, performs a selection of pieces including works by Beethoven and Ravel. The concert will follow a short talk on the history of the Hospital.5th July 2015Sunday 5th July 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    Foundling Sunday
    event  Sunday 5th July 2015
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    Violinist Mathilde Milwidsky, accompanied on piano by Jams Coleman, performs a selection of pieces including works by Beethoven and Ravel. The concert will follow a short talk on the history of the Hospital.
    Lunchtime ConcertLunchtime ConcertA recital as part of the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund Series, administered by the Philharmonia Orchestra.9th July 2015Thursday 9th July 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    Lunchtime Concert
    event  Thursday 9th July 2015
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    A recital as part of the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund Series, administered by the Philharmonia Orchestra.
    London Community Baroque OrchestraLondon Community Baroque OrchestraAn end-of-term concert by one of London's leading music education initiatives.12th July 2015Sunday 12th July 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    London Community Baroque Orchestra
    event  Sunday 12th July 2015
    VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
    An end-of-term concert by one of London's leading music education initiatives.
    Sunday ConcertSunday ConcertColin McIlhagga plays the piano in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.19th July 2015Sunday 19th July 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    Sunday Concert
    event  Sunday 19th July 2015
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    Colin McIlhagga plays the piano in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.
    Rococo Mirrors: WorkshopRococo Mirrors: WorkshopDesign and make a hand-held mirror.28th July 2015Tuesday 28th July 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    Rococo Mirrors: Workshop
    event  Tuesday 28th July 2015
    TIMES  Tuesday 28th July 2015 at 10.30am-12noon, 1pm-2.30pm and 2.30pm-4pm  PRICING  phone for prices
    Design and make a hand-held mirror.
    Make A Token: WorkshopMake A Token: WorkshopCreate your own clay token using traditional sculptural techniques.1st August 2015Saturday 1st August 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
    Make A Token: Workshop
    event  Saturday 1st August 2015
    TIMES  Saturday 1st August 2015 at 10.30am-12noon, 1pm-2.30pm and 2.30pm-4pm  PRICING  Free
    Create your own clay token using traditional sculptural techniques.
    Foundling SundayFoundling SundayResearch volunteer Barbara Prynn tells the stories of children brought to the Hospital following the Napoleonic Wars. The talk is followed by a performance from pianist Jack Lambert in the Picture Gallery.2nd August 2015Sunday 2nd August 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    On Soon
    Foundling Sunday
    event  Sunday 2nd August 2015
    VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
    Research volunteer Barbara Prynn tells the stories of children brought to the Hospital following the Napoleonic Wars. The talk is followed by a performance from pianist Jack Lambert in the Picture Gallery.
    Rococo Plaster Casts: WorkshopRococo Plaster Casts: WorkshopMake and take home your own ceiling tile.4th August 2015Tuesday 4th August 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
    Category: event
    Free Event 
    Rococo Plaster Casts: Workshop
    event  Tuesday 4th August 2015
    TIMES  Tuesday 4th August 2015 at 10.30am-12.30pm and 2pm-4pm  PRICING  Free
    Make and take home your own ceiling tile.
    Sunday ConcertSunday ConcertPianist Masachi Nishiyama performs a selection of classical pieces in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.16th August 2015Sunday 16th August 2015 Where:
    The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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    Sunday Concert
    event  Sunday 16th August 2015
    VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
    Pianist Masachi Nishiyama performs a selection of classical pieces in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.
     
     

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    London Contemporary Dance School
    Dance | Until 10th July 2015 

    The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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    City Chorus's Summer Concert - Celebrate The Light
    Concerts | On 3rd July 2015 

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    Meet The Publishers: Panel Discussion
    Exhibitions | On 3rd July 2015 

    British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    A panel of experts discuss what they look for when considering new work....More

    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

    British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. ...More

     
    African Books To Inspire
    Exhibitions | On 3rd July 2015 

    British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    Talks and readings by writers and personalities sharing their favourite works by African authors....More

    Africa Writes 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2015 

    British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    Annual literature festival of the Royal African Society....More

    Africa In : What's Love Got To Do With It'
    Leisure | On 3rd July 2015 

    British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    Symposium on the theme of Africans and romance, with a discussion on the value and impact of translation on contemporary ...More

    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
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    Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

    King's Cross Foot Tunnel 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

     
    The Railway Children
    The Railway Children
    Theatre | Until 6th September 2015 

    King's Cross Railway Station 9 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's ...More

     
    Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
    Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
    Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2015 

    British Museum 9 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

    Scientific analysis of mummies by the British Museum using procedures such as X-ray and CT scanning has revealed a wealth ...More

     
     
     
     
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