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

May'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.

HOW DID THE GATEHOUSE TO A PRIORY BECOME A PUB?
THE MANY USES OF ST JOHN'S GATE


  • Dates: Wednesday 13th May
  • Time: 12:30pm

Built in 1504 as the new southern entrance to the inner precinct of the Priory of the Order of St John, St John's Gate is a building that has had many uses. From a private house to a coffee house, a printing press to a pub, discover more about the many roles of St John's Gate and some of its most famous visitors!?

FREE DROP-IN FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Hidden Heraldry, May Half-Term

  • Dates: Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th May
  • Time: 11am - 3pm

The Museum's historic rooms and the Priory Church are full of interesting examples of heraldry. Discover the hidden meanings behind some of the symbols and design your own coat of arms to go on a shield. You can even dress up and have your photo taken behind our giant golden picture frame!