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To book for any event, please phone our box office +44 (0) 207 925 1405 (open 10.30am-5pm everyday except Tuesday) or send a cheque made payable to 'Friends of Benjamin Franklin House' along with the name of the event/date to Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NF. Friends, students, and those over 65 are entitled to a concessionary rate.

Many of our events have a limited capacity so we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment. For information about our events programme please email


Benjamin Franklin House Events 2014

Join us for fascinating Franklinesque events: from family workshops, to lectures and our annual 4th July party!

Download our 2014 Events Guide


Christmas garland

Annual Friends and Neighbours Christmas Party
Wednesday 10 December, 6-8pm

Celebrate the festive season with friends of the House and our Craven Street neighbours. In the great British holiday tradition, enjoy a mince pie and a glass or two of homemade mulled wine!
Free – RSVP to



Family Day: Children’s Christmas Party
Saturday 13 December, 10.30am-12pm

With Christmas just around the corner, children will discover the magic of the holiday – 18th century style – with crafts and treats. Sing along to festive classics such as ’Silent Night’ and ’Jingle Bells’ with accompaniment on the Glass Armonica, Franklin’s musical instrument. Enjoy mince pies and deck the halls with a Christmas wreath to make and take home! Suitable for 5-11 year olds.
£5 per child, free for adults

Children's Xmas Party






London Shh... are proud to present:

Festive Food throug the Ages

Thursday, 11 December 7pm-Dr. Johnson's House, 17 Gough Sq. London EC4A 3DE

With a talk led by Emma Kay, founder of the Museum of Kitchenalia, you will be whisked on a magical tour of the festive food and eating habits of the residents of the London Shh homes, with demonstrations and tastings to whet the appetite. -----£17.50 (Limited places)

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