Saturday Talks

Saturday Talks are delivered by volunteers and are suitable for all levels of knowledge. Talks will last between 15-20 minutes and will take place on Saturdays at 3pm (unless otherwise stated) in one room of the House. Talks are delivered on a first come first served basis to a maximum of 15 visitors.

Saturday Talks are included in museum admission price of £6.50 adults, £5.50 concessions and free for children

September

Ludovico Ariosto in Handel's Operas: Orlando, Ariodante and Alcina

Saturday 6 September, 4pm

Keyboard Organology

Saturday 20 September, 3pm

Exhibition Talk: She was Despised: Handel and Susannah Cibber

Saturday 27 September, 3pm

October 

Handel and the South Sea Bubble

Saturday 4 October, 3pm

The Castrato Enigma

Saturday 18 October, 3pm

Exhibition Talk: A Year in the Life of Handel: 1738

Saturday 25 October, 3pm

November 

The Evolution of Handel's Music from 18th century to the Present day

Saturday 15 November, 3pm

Exhibition Talk: A Year in the Life of Handel: 1738

Saturday 29 November, 3pm

December

Exhibition Talk: A Year in the Life of Handel: 1738

Saturday 20 December, 3pm

Podcasts

Below are a selection of Saturday Talks given by our dedicated team of volunteers who research and deliver a subject of their choice relating to Handel or 18th century life. Podcasts are updated every month.

  • Opera synopses

    Read more about Handel's complete operas including original cast and synopsis.
  • Podcasts

    Listen now to our Podcasts about Handel, exhibitions and Georgian London!