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What’s on at Sir John Soane’s Museum this Spring

Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 10:00

There’s lots going on this Spring at Sir John Soane’s Museum. Preparations are underway for their upcoming exhibition Fanciful Figures opening later this season.

Image credit: Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing: Perspective of variant design. Sir John Soane’s Museum.

Fanciful Figures turns visitors’ attention to ‘staffage’, the small human and animal figures in architectural drawings, which first appeared in the late seventeenth century in Britain. The exhibition will explore their historical significance, as well showcasing work by architectural practices leading the field in the area of staffage today. 

Image credit: Gareth Gardner

They are also looking forward to their upcoming monthly Soane Lates. These candlelit evenings offer visitors the chance to delve deeper into the stories and design of the Museum whilst enjoying a complimentary drink in the Library-Dining Room, where Sir John Soane would have entertained his own esteemed guests.

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Looking for the perfect Mothers’ Day present or some Easter family fun? Why not book a private tour for your loved ones and experience the wonders and eccentricities of the Museum together. For more information contact