Discover November’s captivating events at Pitzhanger: tours, festivals, exhibitions, and immersive artistic experiences.
This November, step into the vibrant world of Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery. From enlightening tours to riveting festivals and the unveiling of a new exhibition Tim Bret-Day: Echoes & Idioms, we have curated a month packed with allure and discovery.
Access with General Admission
|Wednesday – Sunday||Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies|
|From 11 November, Wednesday – Sunday||Tim Bret-Day: Echoes & Idioms|
|Every Thursday||Pitzhanger Guided Tour||Free with General Admission|
|Thursday 9 November||Candlelit Tour — a Georgian Christmas||Free, drop-in|
|Every Saturday 4 November – 9 December||Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies Exhibition Sensory Tour||Free, ticketed|
|Thursday 30 November||Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies Exhibition Curator’s Talk||£5 Standard / £3 Members|
|Thursday 16 November||The Stolen Songbird With Judith Eagle and Kim Geyer||Free, drop-in|
|Thursday 16 November||An Evening With Rory Cellan-Jones||£12|
|Wednesday 1, |
Wednesday 15 &
Friday 24 November
|Mini Makers||£5 Standard / £1 Concessions /|
Members: 1–2 FREE sessions/month
|Tuesday 14 November||Looking Forward: Autumn Meeting for Members||Free for Members|
Free for Ealing Residents / Kids free with paying out-of-borough adult
|Sunday 5 November||Diwali — Festival of Lights: Tabla Rhythms & Indian Block Printing|
|Sunday 12 November||Art Workshop With Cai Jia Eng|
|Sunday 19 November||Mixed-Media Collage Workshop with Aisling Haymes|
|Sunday 26 November||Celebrating the Season Crafting with Tyan|
Experience a unique exploration tailored for children, families, and individuals with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities. The sensory tour of our latest exhibition, Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies, is far more than a visual feast.
Guided by the lively Sarah Richardson, participants are invited to touch, hear, and even smell the artistry. The tour offers an intimate connection to the artworks and materials directly from the artists’ studios. This immersive experience not only brings the art to life but also draws fascinating parallels with the heritage of Sir John Soane, bridging themes and family tales spanning centuries.
|Sensory Tours — Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies|
|Date||Every Saturday 4 November – 9 December|
|Time||10.30am & 11.30am|
Journey with Maya Binkin on 30 November as she deciphers the nuances of Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies. Through her seasoned eye, uncover the symbiotic ties between Khan and Morris’s artworks and the resonance of Sir John Soane’s influence. Benefiting from her rich background, including stints at the Royal Academy of Arts, Maya promises a deep dive, harmoniously uniting contemporary creativity with Soane’s historic architectural majesty.
|Curator’s Talk — Idris Khan & Annie Morris: When Loss Makes Melodies|
|Date||Thursday 30 November|
|Ticket||£5 Standard / £3 Members|
Venture into Pitzhanger every Thursday and travel through Sir John Soane’s architectural marvels. From its beginnings as a country retreat to its grand resurgence, immerse yourself in stories of innovation, ambition, and illustrious gatherings. Starting from the Gallery foyer, let this guided tour be your gateway to history, all included with your general admission. Join us for a captivating walk through time!
|Pitzhanger Guided Tour|
|Ticket||Free with General Admission|
Step back in time this Christmas with our Candlelit Tour – a Georgian Christmas. Immerse yourself in the splendour of the neo-classical Manor as our guided tour unveils the architectural marvels and festive traditions of the Georgian era. Discover how the Soane family hosted their illustrious guests during the Winter season.
|Candlelit Tour — a Georgian Christmas|
|Date||Thursday 9 November|
Pitzhanger joyfully collaborates with The Ealing Book Festival for its inaugural edition, ushering in a new chapter for Ealing’s literary landscape. Embrace the festival’s debut as we celebrate the power of stories, narratives, and artistic explorations set against Pitzhanger’s historical splendour.
Spend an evocative evening with ex-BBC journalist Rory Cellan-Jones, in dialogue with Rebecca Jones, unfurls tales from his touching memoir, Ruskin Park: Sylvia, Me and the BBC. Engage with intimate narratives of love, societal constraints, and poignant childhood memories, all while celebrating the power of storytelling.
|An Evening With Rory Cellan-Jones|
|Date||Thursday 16 November|
|Time||6.00pm – 7.00pm|
Book Signing until 7.30pm
Young detectives and art enthusiasts, get ready! Judith Eagle and Kim Geyer present their latest middle-grade sensation, The Stolen Songbird. Traverse 1950s London, unravel an art heist mystery, and embark on an interactive trail around Pitzhanger. Unearth secrets and decode clues, just like the heroine Caro Monday.
|The Stolen Songbird With Judith Eagle and Kim Geyer|
|Date||Thursday 16 November|
|Time||4.00pm – 5.00pm|
Experience the allure of cinema as Pitzhanger partners once again with the Ealing Film Festival. From the enchanting aura of animation to the exhilarating edge of experimental shorts, plunge yourself into a cinematic experience in the historic setting of the Monk’s Dining Room.
Cinema lovers, save the dates from 22 to 25 November. Be captivated by a curated collection of experimental shorts and animations handpicked from this year’s official selections. Gain complimentary access to the splendour of Pitzhanger Manor with your festival ticket, and delve into a world of unparalleled storytelling.
|Animations & Experimental Shorts Screening|
|Date||Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 November|
|Time||3.00pm – 5.00pm|
|Ticket||Access with General Admission / Festival ticket|
Join us on 23 November for an enriching dialogue with David Leach, the festival’s Animation category judge. Engage in a lively Q&A session moderated by Florian Stephens. Explore the intricacies of animation and comics, learn from their rich experiences, and discover the marvels of animated art.
|The Magic of Animation — Q&A with David Leach|
|Date||Wednesday 23 November|
|Time||6.30pm – 7.30pm|
|Ticket||£5 Standard / £3 Members|
Venture into a realm of creativity with our Mini Makers play sessions. Designed for children aged 6 months to 5 years, these sessions, guided by artist Antoine Genevier, offer a delightful mix of art-making and exploratory play. From painting with cardboard to sensory play, your child will flourish in creativity without the fuss of cleanup. Plus, enjoy special treats and Manor access with your ticket. Gear up for some messy fun!
|Date||Wednesday 1, Friday 10, Wednesday 15 & Friday 24 November|
|Time||10.30am – 2.00pm|
|Ticket||£5 Standard / £1 Concessions / Members: 1–2 FREE sessions/month|
Pitzhanger Members, prepare for an exclusive immersion this November. Immerse yourself in the revelations of upcoming endeavours from Director Clare Gough and embark on a special artist-led tour. Top off the experience with the exhibition, shopping perks, and camaraderie over tea. A curated morning just for you!
|Looking Forward: Autumn Meeting for Members|
|Date||Tuesday 14 November|
|Time||9.45am – 11.00am|
|Ticket||Free for Members|
Spend your Sundays this November at Pitzhanger, where families are welcomed into an artistic and cultural cauldron. From the vibrant Diwali festivities to wintry crafts that herald the season, join us in these drop-in workshops that promise warmth, wonder, and a touch of whimsy.
|Date||Sunday 5 November|
Diwali — Festival of Lights: Tabla Rhythms & Indian Block Printing
Sunday 12 November
Art Workshop With Cai Jia Eng
Sunday 19 November
Mixed-Media Collage Workshop with Aisling Haymes
Sunday 26 November
Celebrating the Season Crafting with Tyan
|Time||10.00am – 12.30pm.|
|Ticket||Free for Ealing Residents / Kids free with paying out-of-borough adult|
Mark your calendars for a memorable November at Pitzhanger. From riveting tours to cinematic spectacles, from literary encounters to art unveilings, it is a month not to be missed.
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PITZHANGER MANOR & GALLERY
Ealing Green, London
Reception: 020 3985 8888
Venue Hire: 020 3994 0966
Office: 020 3994 0967
Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 20:00
Friday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
Monday - Tuesday: Closed (Except bank holidays)
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17:00
Last admissions one hour before closing