Hendrix at Home

Discovering Hendrix at Handel & Hendrix in London

Post 100: Milestones

I’m feeling quite pleased with myself for being the person to write for our blog’s 100th post – sorry Sarah! – but whilst she is away, I thought I’d reflect … Continue reading

16 July 2015 · 1 Comment

Post 99: And the winner is…

On the hottest day of the year to date I attended the Art Fund Museum of the Year award dinner. Clearly I was there with a secret mission to discover … Continue reading

3 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 98: Some advice please

As well as the temperature ratcheting up this week so is the excitement. A new Handel exhibition opens on Wednesday all about Handel’s local neighbours and friends (can’t wait to … Continue reading

30 June 2015 · 8 Comments

Post 97: Words, music and images

So Christian has recently submitted drafts of the foreword and chapter 4 of the Hendrix Flat guidebook and I have to say I found it completely compelling – to the extent … Continue reading

18 June 2015 · 4 Comments

Post 96: Research Appeal in W1

Extensive Hendrix factoid phase moment today as he seems to be reaching more corners of my in box than ever. Highlights include the news about the Isle of Wight festival which … Continue reading

12 June 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 95: Research in Seattle

Christian Lloyd writes his latest post about his travels whilst researching Hendrix’s life at Brook Street: For a book whose focus is the period Jimi and Kathy lived in Mayfair, … Continue reading

9 June 2015 · 1 Comment

Post 94: A period hoarding

Well it must have been at least two posts since you have heard me sing Simon, the site manager’s, praises, so clearly an update on his latest excellent achievement is … Continue reading

20 May 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 93: Inside and out

Beautiful slate tiles now cover our new learning studio and it is a site to behold. I almost want to crawl out onto the roof and stroke them they are … Continue reading

15 May 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 92: A red letter day

It has been a momentous day at Handel House as we have opened Handel’s front door on Brook Street to visitors. This is something we hope to achieve in the … Continue reading

28 April 2015 · 4 Comments

Post 91: And we have a Learning Studio

So it still needs to be accessed through a window opening whilst wearing a hardhat and hi-vis vest but it is definitely a room with wall, ceiling and floor (no … Continue reading

23 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 90: Don’t blink…

… Or you will certainly miss it. The speed with which things are progressing at Handel House is impressive. In fact I am away for a few days and whilst a … Continue reading

9 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 89: Ode to Simon

A wise person told me sometime ago that the key to a successful project, particularly when it is a listed building staying open to the public, was a brilliant site … Continue reading

2 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 88: Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall

Christian Lloyd whose first post explored Hendrix’s link with Canada talks about a recent visit to the Royal Albert Hall: “I have been thinking recently about Hendrix as a still-vital … Continue reading

24 March 2015 · 1 Comment

Post 87: Just another brick in the wall

To ensure that the flat is fully accessible it has been necessary to create a new level access to the third floor. Negotiating this challenge has been particularly difficult but … Continue reading

17 March 2015 · 4 Comments

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