Christmas at The Brunel Museum
Museum Shop Sunday – Get your Christmas Shopping Done Early
Socks printed with Isambard Kingdom Brunel? A tea towel representing the Grand Opening of the Thames Tunnel? If you’re looking for something unusual for the engineer in your life, then head to the Brunel Museum on Sunday 28 November for all your Christmas shopping needs. The event is taking place both onsite and online.
Festive Films in the Tunnel Shaft
In 1843, two great Victorian masterpieces were unleashed onto the world: the Brunels’ Thames Tunnel and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Transforming the Grand Entrance Hall into an underground cinema on selected nights, the Museum will host a special screenings celebrating the man and his work.
DEBUT Christmas Concert & Singalong Carols –
Tuesday 7 December | 6.30pm to 9pm | https://debut.org.uk/events/christmas-concert-thames-tunnel
DEBUT brings their signature style DEBUT Christmas Concert to the awe-inspiring Thames Tunnel Shaft at Brunel Museum. Join us for festive favourites, sing-along carols and mulled cider and mince pies – a night not to be missed! DEBUT has built a reputation for throwing open the doors to classical music and curating memorable musical experiences. We produce classical music events like no other: our experiences are intimate and fun, and while enjoying exceptional performances by the end of the night you’ll also get to know the musicians.
Family Fun – Christmas with the Brunels
Did workers in the Thames Tunnel get time off at Christmas like today, or was Marc Brunel a bit of a scrooge? Find out how the Brunel’s spent their Christmas by meeting a member of the family or Seamus Fitzpatrick, worker on the Thames Tunnel.
Performances include a 30-minute tour of the Museum, including the Thames Tunnel Shaft.
Performance times at 11am, 12noon, 1.30pm and 2.30pm