Events: Festive Fortnight

Fifteen events are taking place at the Museum of Futures between 24th November and 6th December, including craft workshops, pop-up restaurants, food demonstrations and live music. All running at 117 Brighton Road, book your tickets* below. There's something for everyone!

Turn it on Surbiton: Make a gingerbread man!

Thursday Nov 24, 2016, 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Bring the kids to decorate their own gingerbread man before the annual Xmas light switch on.  Just five minutes from the centre of Surbiton, pop down to the Museum of Futures for some creative and festive fun.  With mulled wine for sale as an added enticement for the grown ups.

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Drink and Draw: Life Drawing

Thursday Nov 24, 2016, 7:30 - 9:30 PM

A life drawing class accessible to all abilities. BYOB, £1 corkage fee

Buy Tickets (£12)

Mexicana: Mexican food and Americana music

Friday Nov 25, 2016, 7:30 - 10:30 PM

An evening of Americana live music served with delicious homemade Mexican food.

Buy Tickets (£20)

Bird in a Bird: Butchery Demo, Wine Tasting and Music

Monday Nov 28, 2016, 7:00 - 9:30 PM

Learn how to prepare a traditional 'bird in a bird' using turkey, chicken and pheasant. The Blues Butcher aka Joe Corbin will follow the demonstration with a great set of his own music! Joel from Laithwaites will deliver a wine tasting to find your perfect pairing for your Christmas turkey!

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Christmas Cake: Make your own Christmas cake & mincemeat

Tuesday Nov 29, 2016, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Make your own delicious Christmas cake and mincemeat under the experienced eye of Toni. Ingredients and recipes supplied. 8"cake and 2 pots mincemeat for £25, or 6"cake and 2 pots mincemeat for £20.

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Wire Wrapping with Anne

Wednesday Nov 30, 2016, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Make your own hanging Christmas tree decorations and a brooch - make your own original jewellery.

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Babywearing Meet-Up

Thursday Dec 1, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Spend the morning with Surbiton's own baby whisperer, Anita Cauchi, who will demonstrate the basics of a range of baby carriers, including slings, wraps and mei tais. Learn about the benefits of babywearing in a practical and insightful workshop. Optional donation: £5

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Thai 2 Night: Tasty 2 course meal

Thursday Dec 1, 2016, 7:00 - 10:30 PM

Enjoy a 2-course meal by Surbiton favourites Margo & Rita.

CANCELLED - relocated to the Lamb

Make a Snowglobe: Over 3s

Saturday Dec 3, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Get creative, come and make your very own snowglobe.

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Skillswap: Volunteering with TIMEBANK

Saturday December 3rd, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Find out about skill swaps and volunteering with TIMEBANK, with delicious food to buy from Refugee Action Kingston.


Chocolate Workshop: Truffles!

Sunday Dec 4, 2016, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Ruth from YumYum is back for a one off workshop. Come and learn to make chocolates just in time for Christmas! Ideal workshop for anyone with a belly button. You'll have choccies to take home ...... if they last that long! Please bring a pan and bowl and a tipple if you are old enough!


Hot Buns: An Introduction to breadmaking

Monday Dec 5, 2016, 10:00 AM - 1:40 PM

Make a basic white dough which will be turned into a loaf, a mini focaccia and some seeded buns. We will also make a quick soda bread and see how to make a rye. Morning tea, bread and cheese and all recipes are included, plus a big bag of bread to take home!

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Seething Writers Make Merry

Monday Dec 5, 2016, 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Please join the Seething Writers as they look back over the last six months to read and hear the great work that they have produced since they started meeting. Also - if you would like to bring a Yule poem, carol or Seasonal ghost story to share please do! Launching Issue 1 of the Seethingographer!

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Christmas Treats: Lemon curd, truffles and marzipan

Tuesday Dec 6, 2016, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Learn from Toni how to make tasty lemon curd, rich chocolate truffles and marzipan to eat yourself or give as gifts. Also marzipan your own cake.All ingredients and recipes supplied, booking essential.

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* Tickets incur a small additional booking fee to cover transaction costs.

Other Events at the Museum of Futures

You can find a list of upcoming events at the Museum of Futures below, or on our Facebook events page
The Futures Camarade - Opening Night Launch Event
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 7:00pm
The launch event for the Visual Poetry Exhibition. New collaborations in poetry and performance from pairs of poets and artists, written especially for the night. Featuring Tim Atkins & Zakia Carpenter Hall / Lucy Furlong & Susie Campbell / Julia Lewis & Olga Kolesnikova / Albert Pellicer & Virna Teixeira / Sarah Dawson & Megan Haycock / Molly Bergin & Eley Williams / Matt Navey & Raif Mansell with more to be announced.
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Seething Writers Go Totally Ekphrastic
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 7:30pm
Please come and join in if you write or would like to write, and would like to meet other like-minded folk! We will talk writing, do writing and then go to the pub.
We will be writing in response to the visual poetry show at the Museum
More info about this forthcoming exhibition and events can be found here:
Please join us!
For more info please join the Seething Writers group here:
And check out the Seethingography blog:
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