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Heritage Open Days 2021 | Dora Gordine’s Recipes

Dora Gordine took great pride in cooking and entertaining. When Dorich House was built, she equipped the kitchen with new American style appliances, with the exception of a traditional Russian coffee pot that she used to ceremoniously prepare coffee for guests. Even towards the end of her life, when she didn’t have much interest in […]

Heritage Open Days 2021 | Dorich House Museum

We are excited to welcome visitors back to Dorich House Museum for this year’s Heritage Open Days, taking place from the 10th-18th September. We will be open for free self-guided one hour visits on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the festival, with free guided tours at 11am on the 11th, 17th, and 18th of September. […]

Open House Festival 2021 | Dorich House Museum

We are delighted that Dorich House Museum will be opening its doors to visitors and participating in Open House London 2021 on Saturday 04 and 11 September. Museum entry will be free all day with a guided tour at 11.00am (limited capacity). Pre booking is essential for all visits. For booking and information about timings, […]

Dorich House Museum Reopening 2 September | Booking Information

Following our summer closure, we are happy to announce that Dorich House Museum will be reopening on Thursday 2 September for free pre-booked one hour self-guided visits on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the autumn, as well as guided tours at 11am on some Fridays and Saturdays. September will be a particularly exciting month to […]

National Lottery Open Week | Friendship, Life & Legacy Video

To celebrate National Lottery Open Week, and as a thank you to the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the National Lottery players who have helped fund our Squatter Years project, we have made one of our most popular online talks available as a video for anyone who may have missed the live event. Dora Gordine […]

Online Talk | Hidden Histories: Squatting and Raves at Dorich House

On Thursday 22nd April, we will be hosting a free online talk from 6:30-8pm. Hidden Histories: Squatting and Raves at Dorich House in the 1990s will complement the Hidden Histories strand of our NLHF Squatter Years Project, and will feature artist Laura Grace Ford in conversation with Omar Karmi, Luke Moreton, Amy Schofield and Tat Whalley. The […]

Get Creative | Thumbs Up It’s Thursday February Half Term 2021

Dorich House Museum is pleased to be participating once more in Thumbs Up It’s Thursday – a programme of free activities for primary aged children and their families which takes place across different venues in the Royal Borough of Kingston every Thursday during school holidays.  For February half term, Museum Assistant Maria Val De Los Rios has […]

Online Talk | Dora Gordine & Dorich House: Friendship, Life & Legacy

As part of our project ‘The Squatter Years: Recovering Dorich House Museum’s Recent Past’, we will be holding a free online talk on Saturday 30th January, at 4pm. This talk will be a unique opportunity to hear from three fascinating individuals who have approached the enigmatic life of Dora Gordine from different perspectives: Tim Harrison, […]

Russian Winter Weekend | Icons in the Dorich House Museum Collection

RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND | ICONS IN THE DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM COLLECTION As part of this year’s Russian Winter Weekend we have added new photography of our fascinating collection of icons to the museum’s collections pages for you to enjoy. Icons were used as devotional objects in the Orthodox Greek Church from around the seventh century […]

Russian Winter Weekend | Get Creative | Art and Cooking

RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND | GET CREATIVE | ART AND COOKING Christmas Collection Colouring Book Museum Assistant and artist Kyle Campbell-Pope has created a bespoke Christmas Collection Colouring Book. Kyle presents a twist on artefacts from the Museum’s Russian Collection personalised with seasonal designs.Colour and illustrate the pages as you wish. This is a fully downloadable […]

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