On now – 9th Mar
Malvina Cheek Retrospective:
Scenes from a Hampstead Life
5th - 30th Mar
Malvina Cheek has lived in Hampstead for
over 60 years. Its combination of country
and city provided a constant source of
inspiration. Apart from early studies while a
student at the Royal College of Art, this
exhibition represents her development as a
painter from the dark blues and greens of
Belsize Avenue paintings, through to the
rich red palette of her most recent works
completed in 2005. In addition, a selection
of her graphic work, including book
illustrations, will be on display.
Thursday, 6th March, 7pm
An exhibition of new work by artists
collective Studioxyz inspired by Freud's
ideas and his collection. This response
includes paintings, sculpture and
An Evening with Jenny Packham
Tuesday, 11th March, 8.05pm
21st Mar - 22nd Jun
Candidate Tulip Siddiq
will interview British
fashion designer Jenny
Packham about the
ethics of fashion and
the media glare. Get a
unique glimpse into
the lady who dresses
Angelina Jolie, Dita
Von Teese and the
Duchess of Cambridge.
£10. Money raised will
go towards Burgh
In Hampstead 1994-2014: Photographs
by Dorothy Bohm
23rd, 24th and 25th March
The eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm
has lived in Hampstead since the late 1950s.
She began by capturing her intimate
relationship with the area in black and
white, later progressing to colour. This
exhibition will focus on her photographs of
the last twenty years, many of which have
never been publicly exhibited.
"Hedda", Also 6th, 7th and 8th April
Wednesday, 26th March, 7 for 7:30pm
Following a sell-out run at Burgh House in the Autumn ('riveting', Henry Hitchings, Evening Standard, 'superb' Michael Coveney, What's on Stage), Palimpsest return with their multi-media version of Ibsen's thrilling masterpiece, told in one hour fifteen minutes by a company of RSC/NT actors and award winning director Patrick Sandford.
Please visit eventbrite.co.uk
to purchase tickets (£25 to include wine). For more information, please visit www.palimpsest.co
Burgh House Gardeners’ Question Time
Thursday, 27th March, 7 for 7.30pm
The Friends of Burgh House Present a fantastic panel of garden experts to answer all your gardening questions plus a great raffle.
7pm for 7:30pm £12 (£10 for Friends of Burgh House) includes a glass of wine.
Please book through the link below or call 020 7431 0144
Lifelines with Anna Chancellor
Keep updated on Burgh House events:
From 'Duckface' in Four Weddings and
Funeral and Caroline Bingley in Pride and
Prejudice (Chancellor can in fact count Jane
Austen as a many times great aunt), to the
BBCs stylish original drama The Hour, Anna
Chancellor has starred in some of Britain's
best loved film and TV productions. As she
finishes playing Amanda in a triumphant
stage revival of Private Lives, join us to hear
more about her background and
fascinating career. In aid of Burgh House.
Tickets £12/ £10 Friends of Burgh House:
0207 431 0144 or BOOK HERE
Welcome to the Burgh House & Hampstead Museum. Burgh House is a grade I listed house built in the early years of the 18th century, open to the public as a local history museum, art gallery, classical concert venue, shop and cafe. The Hampstead Museum is incorporated in the House on the first floor and offers permanent displays and temporary exhibitions on Hampstead History. The House can be hired for private events, meetings, exhibitions and concerts.
The House and Museum:
Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Friday & Sunday: Open 12-5pm
Saturday: Museum, including Constable exhibition Closed; Cafe and Peggy Jay Gallery open.
The Buttery Cafe:
Monday and Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday to Friday: 11.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 5.30pm.
Admission is free.
Hotfoot for Heritage
Our own Rebecca Lodge, Hampstead Museum Curator, will be running the 2014 Brighton Marathon for Burgh House on 6th April! She is raising funds to pay for new educational resources, and renewing the displays at Burgh House, to keep the museum relevant and engaging for everyone.
Follow Becky's blog Hot Foot for Heritage!