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

October 

Handel and the South Sea Bubble - Cancelled

Saturday 4 October, 3pm

Susannah Cibber - Cancelled

Saturday 11 October, 3pm

The Castrato Enigma

Saturday 18 October, 3pm

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

Saturday 25 October, 3pm

November 

A coalition of fine minds: The Scriblerus Club

Saturday 8 November, 3pm

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

Thomas Britton, The Musical Coal-man

Saturday 6 December, 3pm

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!