Enjoy a selection of talks about the Foundling Hospital and its history that you can watch at home.

Dr Hunter’s Secret Delivery – Researcher Janette Bright uncovers the curious story of a noble lady whose twins were secretly taken to the Foundling Hospital

Forgotten Foundlings: Uncovering the life of Thomas Trowbridge – Discover the life Thomas Trowbridge, one of the few foundlings of colour

Inspiring Stories: The Foundling Museum – Hear about the history of the Foundling Hospital and how this shapes the Museum’s work today

Jonas Hanway and the Parish Children of the London Foundling Hospital – Join Museum volunteer Thomas Aird to learn about Foundling Hospital governor Jonas Hanway and the Parish Children of the London Foundling Hospital

The London Foundling Hospital: Threads of Feeling, 1740-1770 – Hear from John Styles about the eighteenth-century fabric tokens which tell the moving stories of mothers and the babies they gave up to the Foundling Hospital

Trafalgar Day Talk – Learn more about Foundling Hospital boy George King and the Battle of Trafalgar

Georgian Live Aid – Was Handel the Bob Geldof of his day and who were the real beneficiaries of eighteenth-century benefit concerts?

Handel & the Foundling Hospital – Find out how this famous composer supported the Foundling Hospital in his lifetime and beyond, with benefit concerts and a valuable legacy

Musical Ties: Mapping Handel’s Networks – Discover the hidden world of networks of musicians in Georgian London, and how they could help a musician succeed

Giovanni Steffano Carbonelli – Olwen Foulkes introduces the life and work of 18th-century violinist, Giovanni Steffano Carbonelli

James Paisable – Olwen Foulkes introduces the life and work of 17th-century recorder player, James Paisable

John Grano – Olwen Foulkes introduces the life and work of 18th-century trumpet player, John Grano

Matthew Dubourg – Olwen Foulkes introduces the life and work of 18th-century violinist, Matthew Dubourg

Pietro Castrucci – Olwen Foulkes introduces the life and work of 18th-century violinist, Pietro Castrucci