13 September 2013

Open House London 2013

We are delighted to announce that six of the London Shh… houses will be participating in Open House London taking place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2013. This annual event is a celebration of the city’s incredible architecture and it invites the public to cross the threshold of some of London’s most interesting buildings for free! The six London Shh houses taking part include:


*Benjamin Franklin House: open Sat 21 and Sun 22 Sep, 10.30am-4pm, for first come first served half hourly guided tours of Franklin’s only surviving home


*Burgh House and Hampstead Museum: explore this beautiful Grade I listed house and view the special exhibition of British landscapes on Sun 22 Sep 12pm-5pm (last admission 4.30pm)


*Dr. Johnson’s House: discover the house and interiors at Dr Johnson’s charming townhouse on at 21 Sep 11am-6pm


*Emery Walker House (7 Hammersmith Terrace): visit the Georgian home of Emery Walker, a great friend and mentor to William Morris on Sun 22 Sep, 11am-4pm


*Handel House Museum: enjoy visiting the 18th century home of Handel accompanied by live Baroque music. Open Sat 21 Sep 10am-5.30pm (last admission 5pm) and Sun 22 Sep 12pm-5.30pm


*John Wesley’s House: step back into 18th century London with a visit to the house built by John Wesley on Sat 21 Sep 10am-4pm (last admission 3.30pm) and Sun 22 Sep 12pm-2pm (last admission 1.30pm)


We advise checking the Open House London website and guide for full details. Enjoy!