What’s On – Exhibitions

Scouts, Skills and a Century of Change: The Untold Story of Gilwell Park

Saturday 10 August – Saturday 12 October

For 100 years Scouts around the world have travelled to Epping Forest to learn new skills, make friends and revel in its beautiful landscape.  Discover how Gilwell Park has become renown across the globe as the spiritual home of Scouting.

Ice Age

Saturday 26 October – Saturday 21 December

Discover some of the incredible creatures that roamed this area during the last great Ice Age. Find out why it happened, how long it lasted and how it shaped the Lee Valley we know today in this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition.

You Wear It Well

Saturday 25 January – Saturday 2 May

We have over 1500 pieces of costume and accessories, spanning 500 years in our collection. Items range from a Tudor stocking to a 2012 Paralympic Gamesmaker kit, and from uniforms to ballgowns via buttons and badges.

This exhibition gives you the chance to peek into the process of curating and caring for costumes, and to see some of the highlights and horrors discovered.

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