Join us to see the Garden brought to life after dark with stunning displays and artistic interventions!

The lights will highlight some of the Garden’s most beloved features (such as the Fountain, Lake and Glasshouse Range) and create beautiful experiences around the rest of the landscape.

Our Café will be on the route with warm offerings, and there will also be hot drinks and snacks available halfway round to revive spirits and warm up any chilly fingers!

Be the first to see our landmark exhibition: Black Atlantic: Power, People, Resistance at this special after-hours event with music and cash bar.

Join us for the opening night of Topos Embodied, an exhibition by artists Justyna Borucka and Cat Vitebsky at the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

Join us LIVE online as we chat to experts about urban wildlife, plus we will be showcasing the amazing work of our Young Zoologists. Get your urban wildlife questions ready for our experts on the night! 

This event will be live via YouTube. Click here to join the livestream. 




Visit the Museum of Zoology after-hours.

Wander specially lit galleries after closing, take part in mindful making activities and enjoy the laid back atmosphere of the Museum after-hours with friends. Plus try out your moves at the Silent Disco in the bird gallery.

Ticket price includes one free soft drink or a discount off one wine, beer or cocktail drink

This event has been devised in collaboration with the Museum's pilot Youth Collective

Welcome to the perfect opportunity to show your creativity in a unique setting. Pencils, wine, and an inspiring gallery open late… It can only mean that drink and draw is back!


Join us for a relaxed and friendly evening of sketching amongst our awesome sculptures. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of wine and our expert instructors will offer you guidance to build your confidence and skills.

Join us for the opening night of Simulacra, an exhibition by Zachary Eastwood Bloom at the Museum of Classical Archaeology. Grab a glass of wine and be one of the first to view this show of new works and works from the artist's archive.

Join us for a live online talk and Q&A with Prof Rebecca Kilner FRS, Director of the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. Hear about her fascinating research into animal behaviour, and how recent work on the parental behaviour of burying beetles is changing our understanding of evolution. Ask your questions and find out more about the Museum, its collections, and how they are being harnessed for research and engagement.

History is written by the conquerors – and the Romans conquered other peoples from Africa to the middle East to ancient Britain. But what was it like to live on the fringes of the empire, under Roman rule? For one evening, grab a glass of wine and try to find your way through the porticoes of power – can you subvert your imperial overlords? Unravel your story in our choose-your-own adventure.

Libraries and museums across the world are filled with the remnants of the Greek and Roman past: objects, manuscripts, literary works, papyri, inscriptions… not to mention copious amounts of ink spilt on understanding them. But access to this classical past has not always been equal – and, in fact, a classical education was historically the preserve of the rich. So who owns the past?

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