12 September 2019

Song Posts: Natural Selection exhibition finale

As a grand finale to the Natural Selection exhibition, Andy Holden will perform a new piece of work with his band The Grubby Mitts alongside a specially written text on migration narrated by his father, Peter Holden.

Join us as we celebrate the exhibition’s homecoming to Bristol, where Andy’s research journey began.

The band, The Grubby Mitts performing on stage

The Grubby Mitts


  • 7.30pm – Doors open with a bar available in the front hall
  • 7.55pm – An introduction from Andy and a short animated film.
  • 8.15pm – Performance with Peter, Andy and the Grubby Mitts.

About Natural Selection

Natural Selection brings together Andy and Peter’s personal collections of found objects with birdsong, a human-scale bower bird structure, delicate birds’ nests from our own collection, thousands of exquisite replica eggs and two new video works.

Additional information

Concessions are available with proof of identity for 16-25 year olds, students, people over 65, unemployed people, disabled people (carers free) and Friends of Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives.

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