Join Jackie Kay and Imtiaz Dharker for two poetry performances to celebrate the opening of Real Families. Jackie Kay was the National Poet for Scotland whose collection The Adoption Papers won the Forward Poetry prize. Imtiaz Dharker is a poet, artist, filmmaker who was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for poetry. Her latest collection is Luck is the Hook.

Bar & exhibition open: 18.30 | Event: 19.00 | Book signing: 20.00

Be the first to see Real Families: Stories of Change at this special after-hours event with pay bar and music.

Image: Chantal Joffe, 'Me, Em and Nat', 2019 © Chantal Joffe. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro

Enjoy the Museum and explore the Black Atlantic: Power, People, Resistance exhibition at this evening of art, music, workshops, talks and fashion curated by students from Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts.

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.

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