Wilton's

Free family weekend

7th October to 8th October . 10am to 5pm .
Free ·

Our free family weekend is back!
This year we explore Wilton’s film and technology heritage, from music videos such as Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s ‘Relax’ to blockbuster movies like Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Muppets Most Wanted.

With a programme jam-packed with free workshops from Alexandra Palace, National Maritime Museum and more; free performances from Wilton’s associate artists and local schools alongside arts and crafts, Scene in Time is a fun way to learn more about Wilton’s history and film-making, or just to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of our special building.

Gatherer's will be providing popcorn and lunch boxes at this event.

Full programme features:

Tower Bridge - paper aeroplane workshop
National Maritime Museum - under the sea artwork making
Alexandra Palace BBC studio set making
Asylum 33 green screen
Muppet making with Wilton's Craft Group
V&A Museum of Childhood - optical toys
Museum of London docklands stories
Zoetropes with artist Charlotte Tupper
Stop motion animations with the Wilton's Learning team
Fan mail with the Letter Lounge

Saturday performances

Shapla Primary School - Shadowing Sherlock
Pollyanna Theatre perform scenes from films
St Paul's Primary School perform silent film scores
THAMES Contemporary Band perform songs from the movies
The Lucky Dog Picturehouse perform iconic film soundtracks

Sunday Performances

Pollyanna Theatre perform scenes from films
St John's School and musician Ed Hicks perform songs from movies and Music Hall days
Harry Gosling School perform their original song 'Lights! Camera! Action' and perform some of Chaplin's greatest moments
Lucky Dog Picturehouse perform soundtracks to screenings of silent films
Wilton's Music Hall Choir perform some Music Hall favourites
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