Handel House Museum

Celebrating the life and works of George Frideric Handel who lived at 25 Brook Street from 1723 until his death aged 74 in 1759.

The Handel House Museum was home to the baroque composer George Frideric Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759. This landmark address is where Handel composed some of the greatest music in history including 'Messiah', 'Zadok the Priest' and 'Music for the Royal Fireworks'.

Exhibitions and events

Active Handel!

Event until 28.08.2018 15:00

Following on from their sold out Christmas family concert, Flautotonic return to Handel House for their new family concert programme: ‘Handel-Active’. Join Flautotonic for an engaging and...

The Musick Scene

Event on 29.03.2018 13:00

Octavie Dostaler-Lalonde (cello) draws upon the cosmopolitan influences of foreign composers living and working in Handel’s London. Suitable for Any age Admission £12 Website...

Speaking in Tones

Event on 17.04.2018 18:30

Giulio Caccini wrote “it occurred to me to introduce a kind of music in which one could almost speak in tones”. In this recital Gwen Martin (soprano) traces Caccini’s development of dramatic...

The Rival Queens

Event on 24.04.2018 20:00

“…it is certainly an apparent Shame that two such well bred Ladies should call Bitch and Whore, should scold and fight like any Billingsgates.” (John Arbuthnot, 1727) Dive into a world of jealousy,...

The May Fayre

Event on 18.05.2018 19:00

Inspired by the infamous annual celebration that took place near Brook Street for most of the 18th century, we’re bringing back the May Fayre for the 2018 Museums at Night festival. An extra special...

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