Free forthcoming events at the Museum of the Order of St John

Find out something new at one of our free, talks and tours offered as part of Adult Learners’ Week 2015.

July’s 10 Minute Talk

Discover more about the museum, the Order of St John, St John Ambulance and the history of Clerkenwell at our series of free lunchtime talks.

VADs and the Great War

  • Date: Wednesday 8th July
  • Time: 12:30pm

Join Hannah Agass as she discusses the vital role which St John Voluntary Aid Detachments performed for the care of the sick and wounded during the First World War.

Wilds Street Ensemble Concert

  • Date: Tuesday 14th July
  • Time: 1:10-1:50pm

In the first of a series of free lunchtime recitals the Wilds Street Ensemble will be performing Chamber works from Monteverdi to Berio.


Nonsuch Singers Summer Concert

  • Date: Saturday 18th July
  • Time: 7:30pm – 9:20pm

Join Nonsuch Singers and their conductor Tom Bullard for a summer's evening concert of a cappella music inspired by the works of Shakespeare.

Tickets are £15 (£12 concession) and available from or on the door.


Garden Explorers

Our garden activity trail will be available for little explorers throughout the summer, and there will be a special drop-in activity every Wednesday during the school holiday.

  • Decorate a flower pot
    Wednesday 22nd July, 11am - 3pm
  • Storytelling with Margaret Bateson-Hill
    Wednesday 29th July, 1pm - 2pm
  • Make a bug mask
    Wednesday 5th August, 11am - 3pm
  • Mini beast safari
    Wednesday 12th August, 11am - 3pm
  • Storytelling with Margaret Bateson-Hill
    Wednesday 19th August, 1pm - 2pm
  • Finger Print Bumblebees
    Wednesday 26th August, 11am - 3pm