The Foundling Museum Venue Hire

 
 
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The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AZ 
 
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0207 420 4986  
 

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The Foundling Museum

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The Foundling Museum has seven function rooms; the largest can hold a maximum of 200 guests, 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.

 

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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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The Foundling Museum events

 
ProgressProgressProgressTo mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time three great responses to his eternally modern moral tale, A Rake's Progress. David Hockney's Rake's Progress, 1961-3, Yinka Shonibare's Diary of a Victorian Dandy, 1998 and Grayson Perry's The Vanity of Small Differ11th July 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Ongoing
Progress
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TIMES  6th June to 7th September 2014  PRICING  Admission is included with entry ticket to the main museum galleries
To mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time three great responses to his eternally modern moral tale, A Rake's Progress. David Hockney's Rake's Progress, 1961-3, Yinka Shonibare's Diary of a Victorian Dandy, 1998 and Grayson Perry's The Vanity of Small Differ... More about this event
 
Sunday Afternoon ConcertSunday Afternoon Concert20th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Sunday Afternoon Concert
event  Sunday 20th July 2014
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Gin TastingGin Tasting'Drunk for a penny, dead drunk for two pence'. Prof. Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney, leads gin tasting in the Picture Gallery.24th July 2014Thursday 24th July 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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On Soon
Gin Tasting
event  Thursday 24th July 2014
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
'Drunk for a penny, dead drunk for two pence'. Prof. Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney, leads gin tasting in the Picture Gallery.
Family Workshop: Wonderful WeavingFamily Workshop: Wonderful WeavingCreate a collaborative tapestry in response to Grayson Perry's work in Progress, and take away a framed tapestry about your own family. Free for children and up to two accompanying adults.26th July 2014Saturday 26th July 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Workshop: Wonderful Weaving
event  Saturday 26th July 2014
TIMES  Saturday 26th July 2014 - 10.30am-4.30pm  PRICING  Free
Create a collaborative tapestry in response to Grayson Perry's work in Progress, and take away a framed tapestry about your own family. Free for children and up to two accompanying adults.
Foundling Sunday AugustFoundling Sunday AugustCurator Stephanie Chapman gives a talk on the exhibition Progress, followed by pianist James Brawn performing pieces from his award-winning CD, A Beethoven Odyssey.3rd August 2014Sunday 3rd August 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Foundling Sunday August
event  Sunday 3rd August 2014
TIMES  Sunday 3rd August 2014 - 2pm-4pm  PRICING  Free
Curator Stephanie Chapman gives a talk on the exhibition Progress, followed by pianist James Brawn performing pieces from his award-winning CD, A Beethoven Odyssey.
Lunchtime ConcertLunchtime Concert14th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
 
Lunchtime Concert
event  Thursday 14th August 2014
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Family Workshop: ProgressFamily Workshop: ProgressWork with artist Daniel Wallis to create a giant cartoon strip inspired by the stories of artists and families visiting the Museum.15th August 2014Friday 15th August 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free Event 
Family Workshop: Progress
event  Friday 15th August 2014
TIMES  Friday 15th August 2014 - 10.30am-4.30pm  PRICING  Free
Work with artist Daniel Wallis to create a giant cartoon strip inspired by the stories of artists and families visiting the Museum.
Sunday Afternoon ConcertSunday Afternoon Concert17th August 2014Sunday 17th August 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free Event 
Sunday Afternoon Concert
event  Sunday 17th August 2014
TIMES  Sunday 17th August 2014 - 3pm-4pm  PRICING  Free
A Pug's ProgressA Pug's ProgressAntiques Roadshow ceramics expert, and former Director of the Foundling Museum, Lars Tharp follows the trail of Hogarth's pugs.21st August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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A Pug's Progress
event  Thursday 21st August 2014
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Antiques Roadshow ceramics expert, and former Director of the Foundling Museum, Lars Tharp follows the trail of Hogarth's pugs.
 
 

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Progress
Progress
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

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To mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 15th July 2014 

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Nick Abrahams: Lions & Tigers & Bears
Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2014 

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Let's Jack
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Bloomsbury Lanes 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Ablade Glover: 80 Year Anniversary
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

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Mail Rail: An Exhibition Of Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

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London Contemporary Dance School: Graduation Performances
Dance | Until 11th July 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Graduating students perform works choreographed by Tony Adigun, Richard Alston, Darren Ellis, Wayne Parsons and Eva Recacha....More

Friday Fusion: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 11th July 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Come Get Some
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