Discover unique gifts at Queer Fayre’s pop-up stalls, drop into a talk or tour and don’t miss English National Opera. With delicious festive food and mulled wine, this is the great seasonal treat for all.
The Winter Fair is also the perfect opportunity to see Turner Prize nominee, Monster Chetwynd’s, Winter Commission as she takes over the Tate Britain façade. You can also get discounted £10 tickets to see Edward Burne-Jones and the Turner Prize during the fair.
Wotever World's Queer Fayre
Hosted by Wotever World, drop by the Queer Fayre for a range of unique crafts, illustrations, jams and more. Some stall holders accept cash only, please come prepared.
English National Opera
Nadine Benjamin from English National Opera will be performing Musetta’s Waltz from La bohème, in the heart of the 1840s gallery.
Free – first in first served
A perfect way to start your weekend, join yoga and well-being practitioner Sahara Evans for a series of free yoga workshops. Suitable for all levels, no need to bring a mat just you and your good vibes.
Create Christmas crafts and gifts and add your hand-made decoration to a giant Christmas tree using recycled materials, with Millbank Creative Works.
Abundance Arts Drumming Workshop
Free – first in first served
This your chance to become the drummer you have always dreamed of being. Drop into the Duffield room for Abundance Art’s free workshop.
Winter Tour of Tate’s Collection
Meet at the top of the Manton Stairs
Join a special tour of Tate Britain’s collection. Inspired by Winter and the marvels that come with it, this tour will take you on a unique walk through British art.
Myths and Legends Tour
Meet in the Edward Burne-Jones exhibition
Burne-Jones is famous for his sumptuous depictions of myths, legends and fairy tales, from Arthurian Romances to the stories of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. Join artist Rebecca Leach McDonald for a tour of the Myths and Legends within the Edward Burne-Jones exhibition. Limited tickets are available.
BSL Tour of Edward Burne-Jones
Join Deaf Guide Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq for a tour delivered in British Sign Language of the magical works in the Edward Burne-Jones exhibition.
Ten Minute Talks
1840s Gallery 13.00–13.10, 13.30–13.40, 14.30–14.40
1900s Gallery 14.00–14.10
Sixty Years Gallery 13.30–13.40
Turner Collection 14.30–14.40
Spotlights: Henry Moore 14.00–14.30
These short talks will reflect on the themes of the artworks in our free collection displays.
12:30–12:50 / 15:30–15.50
Join us for an informal and open conversation about key artworks in our free collection displays, including Joseph Mallord William Turner's The Angel Standing in the Sun in the Turner Collection and Henry Moore's Family Group in the Spotlights Display.
Storytelling: The Fairytales of Burne-Jones
Free, booking required
Join us to hear live storytelling of the fairy tales within Edward Burne-Jones's work, including the stories of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella.
Gingerbread Man Decorating
Clore Schools room, off the lower Rotunda
£1 per child
Drop into the Clore Schools room to decorate delicious gingerbread men with lots of festive icing and edible decorations.
Eat and Drink
Grab a mulled wine and a mince pie from the Djanogly Café or head over to the Rex Whistler for a Christmas meal. Plus our prosecco and cocktail bar will be serving festive cocktails, craft beer and seasonal soft drinks.
Tickets for Edward Burne-Jones and Turner Prize 2018 will be at the reduced price of £10 between 10.00–18.00.