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Walking Tours - City Churches

Arts and Culture

Hear about some of the medieval architects, Christopher Wren and his workshop, 18th century architects, some great memorials, not forgetting the grandeur of St Paul's and the splendour of Westminster ...
10:30 AM -
12:30 PM
19 June 2018 -
19 June 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18313

Film Studies – Hitchcock’s London

Arts and Culture

Iconic London locations, both real and recreated, feature in films by the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. You will view and discuss clips from these films, including scenes of real-life ‘20s Tra ...
11:00 -
17:00
12 May 2018 -
12 May 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18315

Film Studies – Hollywood Musicals

Arts and Culture

A celebration and exploration of various permutations of the Hollywood musical: from its birth to golden age to seeming demise, and rebirth and reinvention; from spectacular studio sets to dancing in ...
11:00 -
17:00
16 June 2018 -
16 June 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18316

An Introduction to Printing in Europe

Arts and Culture

The history of printing is the story of a relationship between technology, society and aesthetics. This day will look at critical developments, discoveries and compromises in the story of printing, ex ...
11:00 -
16:00
26 May 2018 -
26 May 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18324

The Victorians in Summer (1830s-1900s)

Arts and Culture

From half-day excursions with the working classes to marking the Season with the upper classes, this short archives workshop uses original nineteenth-century pamphlets, guidebooks, illustrations and e ...
11:00 -
14:00
09 June 2018 -
09 June 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18325

Women at Work 1890s-1970s

Arts and Culture

From garment workers to shop girls to mannequins to secretaries, this hands-on archives session reveals the varied occupational experiences of a range of women through original sources from our specia ...
11:00 -
14:00
16 June 2018 -
16 June 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18327

I Feel Pretty (1880s-1970s)

Arts and Culture

To tie in with our production of West Side story, this engaging half-day course explores a century of changing fashion and beauty ideals. The subject is studied through hands-on access to original mat ...
11:00 -
14:00
23 June 2018 -
23 June 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18328

Untold Lives – 100 Years of Women’s History (1880s - 1970s)

Arts and Culture

Are you interested in untold stories? This new course introduces forgotten women from our archives through original ‘herstorical’ materials, such as Victorian pamphlets, First World War letters and 19 ...
14:00 -
15:30
07 June 2018 -
05 July 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18311

Picturing London

Arts and Culture

Over the centuries artists have been eager to tell the story of London and its people in images, but there are many stories. Gustave Dore’s bleak illustrations of poverty in late Victorian London are ...
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14:30 -
16:30
17 April 2018 -
22 May 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18302

An Introduction to the History of European Art

Arts and Culture

This course will explore the differences between Medieval and Renaissance art and between Baroque and Neoclassicism. Over five classes and a guided visit to the National Gallery, you will look at a se ...
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18:00 -
20:00
20 April 2018 -
25 May 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18322