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More details - London 1938: Defending 'Degenerate' German Art
The Wiener Library’s summer 2018 exhibition explores the history and context of an exhibition held in 1938 at the New Burlington Galleries in London entitled Twentieth Century German Art.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Today to Fri 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Fri 6 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Fri 13 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Fri 20 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug

More details - The Institutionalisation of German Modernism and the Ensuing Backlash in the 1920s and 1930s
Part of The Wiener Library’s London 1938 exhibition series This talk introduces the patterns of public/private collecting, dealership and patronage during the Wilhelmine period (prior to 1918) but focuses on the Weimar era.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Loss and Recovery of so-called Degenerate Art
Part of The Wiener Library’s London 1938 exhibition series. Richard Aronowitz-Mercer (European Head of Restitution, Sotheby’s) will talk both about his work in provenance research in the setting of an international auction house and about his encounters with examples of so-called ‘degenerate art’ over the last...
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Wed 4 Jul

More details - The International Reaction to the 'Degenerate' Art Campaign
Part of The Wiener Library’s London 1938 exhibition series. The National Socialist exhibition of “Degenerate Art” in Munich was visited by over two million people during the summer of 1937. Abroad too, the show made headlines, widely reported across the French, British and American press.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Émigré Artists in Britain after 1933
This lecture will look more closely at the experiences of the (mostly German-Jewish) émigré artists who came to this country both before the 1938 New Burlington Galleries exhibition and after it, examining not only their achievements and their legacy, but also the challenges - not to say obstacles - they faced on
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Breaking the silence: women, leadership and #MeToo
An evening of lively discussions with four of the UK’s most inspirational women to celebrate the University of London’s ‘Leading Women’ campaign honouring the nine pioneering undergraduate women who joined the university 150 years ago.
Senate House, Malet Street
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Lost Horizons Presents The Willows with support from The Demon Gin
"...The Willows are a breath of fresh air to the folk music community... " Maverick Magazine Bringing together some of the most exciting musicians on the UK folk & roots scene, The Willows blur the boundaries between contemporary song and folk traditions on either side of the Atlantic.
Downstairs @The Harrison 28 Harrison Street Kings X London
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Tony Christie
Tony Christie Up Close. Artists performing: Tony Christie.: Tickets avaiable.
St Pancras Old Church, London
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Family Folk Show with Megson
An authentic and fun folk concert – perfect for big and little music connoisseurs. Award-winning folk duo Megson blend their infectious mix of heavenly vocals and lush harmonies into a gentle, entertaining concert specially for pre-school children, featuring children’s folk songs old and...
Kings Place 90 York Way London
Sat 14 Jul

More details - AllBright's FoundHER Festival for working women
AllBright, a community that helps celebrate and connect working women, will be hosting its second annual festival for working women in July, called FoundHER. It will take place in three UK locations - London, Manchester & Glasgow. Last year’s FoundHER was attended by over 1,000 women.
The AllBright Club, 11 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia
Tue 3 Jul to Thu 5 Jul

More details - Walk the Night
New for 2018, join over 2,000 walkers for the first ever Walk the Night challenge, taking place on Saturday 14 July to raise vital funds to support people affected by breast and prostate cancer. The Walk the Night challenge unites men and women with a walked marathon (26.2 miles) or a half marathon (13.
Granary Square, Kings Cross
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Speed Dating in London
Speed Dating in London How Speed Dating in London works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in London, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Zebrano, 18 Greek Street
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Speed Dating in London
London Speed Dating How speed dating in London works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in London. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Zebrano, 18 Greek Street
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Rooftopvegplot - Open Garden for NGS
A nutritional garden, where fruit and veg grow amongst complementary flowers in six inches of soil, in raised beds on a flat roof. This is a tiny garden, so tours are restricted to six persons.
Rooftopvegplot, London
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Sophie Willan: Branded Tour 2018
After the award winning, critically acclaimed, sell out success of her second comedy hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show ‘Branded’ - Bolton born Sophie Willan has announced a 33-date tour for 2018.
Soho Theatre, 21 Dean St, Soho, London
Today to Sat 23 Jun

More details - AFE
Inspired by the work of Sigmund Freud, WHIST invites you on a journey into the unconscious mind, through the dreams, fears and desires of a fictional family.
Lilian Baylis Studio Rosebery Avenue Clerkenwell
Today to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Semperoper Ballett (Dresden)
Based in Dresden, the Semperoper Ballett is internationally renowned for its distinguished ballet technique with both classical and contemporary repertoire. This triple bill of works by the visionary William Forsythe compliments the dancers’ technical expertise and physical prowess.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Nederlands Dans Theater 1
The celebrated NDT returns with a revelatory programme featuring two works by resident choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot: Shoot the Moon, an exploration of hidden emotions to a score by Philip Glass, and Stop-Motion, an attempt to capture the past, set to Max Richter’s haunting music.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Tue 26 Jun to Fri 29 Jun

More details - Hofesh Shechter Company
Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Hofesh Shechter is known for his distinctive mix of dance, theatre and music. After a successful run last Autumn, Grand Finale returns with its vision of a world in freefall that is both bleak and beautiful.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Wed 4 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Company of Elders
Since 1989, Company of Elders, Sadler’s Wells’ inspirational resident over-60s performance company, has been demonstrating the power of lifelong creativity and proving it is never too late to start dancing.
Lilian Baylis Studio Rosebery Avenue Clerkenwell
Fri 6 Jul

More details - L-E-V
Following her guest artistic direction of NYDC, Sadler’s Wells’ newest Associate Artist Sharon Eyal brings L-E-V, the Israeli company that she heads up alongside Gai Behar, in its first reappearance since its Sadler’s Wells Debut in 2016.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Fri 13 Jul and Sat 14 Jul

More details - Birmingham Royal Ballet
In this triple bill, Twyla Tharp’s monochrome In the Upper Room is set ablaze by energetic choreography and red pointe shoes.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Sun 15 Jul and Mon 16 Jul

More details - Refugee Week Pub Quiz!
Have you got anything planned for Refugee Week? Come along to our Refugee Week Pub Quiz! Not only will you be able to demonstrate your superior general knowledge and gain bragging rights at work, but we are running a raffle with fantastic prizes, as well as giving out winner and runner-up prizes.
The Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker Pub, 292-294 St John Street, Clerkenwell
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Björn Borg Sample Sale
Björn Borg are excited to host a Summer Sample Sale taking place at their showroom in central London 19th June - 22nd June. The Sample Sale will include exceptional discounts on underwear, and performance and lifestyle clothing.
19 Great Titchfield Street
Today to Fri 22 Jun

More details - I Am Of Ireland
I AM OF IRELAND is an exciting new play by one of Ireland’s most perceptive writers, Seamus Finnegan (Act of Union, Soldiers, North). Directed by Ken McClymont, the play examines the state of a divided nation and Ireland’s increasingly important role in Europe.
Old Red Lion, 418 St John Street
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Summer of architecture: four events exploring medicine & architecture
A season of events forming part of the London Festival of Architecture, and the college’s 500th anniversary: Free London Festival of Architecture Museum Late Thursday, 07 June 2018: 5-8pm (architectural tours from 6pm) A chance to explore Denys Lasdun’s 20th century icon after hours and take a guided
Royal College of Physicians, 11 Saint Andrews Place
Thu 21 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - 500 years of medicine. Today: Are teenagers really irrational?
On the face of it, teenagers can seem as though they behave irrationally and impulsively, taking excessive risks. Yet neuroscience reveals that something much more complex may be going on.
Royal College of Physicians, 11 Saint Andrews Place
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Judy's Back
Ray Rackham’s extraordinary biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and chanteuse Judy Garland played the Arts Theatre for a limited season in 2017.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Fri 22 Jun

More details - The Ratpack
"Let ‘The Definitive Rat Pack’ transport you to the 1960s Sands Hotel where the Kings of Swing were at the very peak of their fame. ‘The Definitive Rat Pack’ are undoubtedly some of the world’s finest interpreters of the songs and banter of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Soho Burlesque Club
The Soho Burlesque Club is a sumptuous show of the finest, suggestive, witty and most vivacious variety. With raunchy and risqué burlesque from the crème de la crème of London’s incredible scene, you’ll be enticed by the biggest stars in burlesque including Kitty Bang Bang, Bettsie Bon Bon and Betsy Rose.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Sat 23 Jun

More details - National Dim Sum Week at Chinatown London
Chinatown London invites you to experience Dim Sum at the first ever National Dim Sum Week. Celebrations will kick off on 30 June and last until 6 July 2018, with an array of special menus on offer throughout the week and a one off talk from Jeremy Pang, founder of School of Wok.
Chinatown London
Sat 30 Jun to Fri 6 Jul

More details - Lowkey at KOKO
As one of the UK’s most potent and electrifying rappers, Lowkey is a towering figure of the British hip-hop scene who renews the tradition of conscious activism for a generation brought up with the War on Terrorism.
1A Camden High Street
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Gin Off 2018 Round 3
The Graphic Gin Off is back with a bang in 2018! You know the score, 16 of our favourite gin brands battling it out for our coveted Gin Off title but only one can win and you decide who!
Graphic Bar 4 Golden Square
Mon 25 Jun

More details - My Ancestor...came from Northamptonshire
In this half-day course, Dr Colin Chapman introduces the sources available in Northamptonshire, the SoG Library and elsewhere, that you can use to discover more about the lives of ancestors who came from Northamptonshire.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Checking it Once or Twice: Comparing Genealogy Programs
Jan Gow compares the most used genealogy programs and suggests a list to help you compare them. This will help you to decide which special features are the ones you can’t do without. On Jan’s list are: data entry, sources, resources, charts, reports, research and most important - enjoyment!
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Free Saturday Library Tours
At the Society of Genealogists, we’re passionate about family history. Since we started in 1911, we’ve been collecting family history documents, long before the arrival of local record offices - even typewriters were new.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Family History: Good Research Techniques
In this half-day course, Celia Heritage takes an in-depth look at the best ways to research so that you avoid making mistakes and get the most out of the records you use. Celia also looks at the likely causes of the brick walls that you may hit during your research and the best way to tackle them.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Getting the Best from the Ancestry Website
The Ancestry website offers access to 1 billion searchable UK family history records. It enables you to explore your family history using censuses, birth, marriage and death records, passenger lists, the British phone books, military and parish records.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Parish Registers and Parish Chest Records for Family Historians
Before the national, civil registration of vital events started in 1837, the main records for baptisms, marriages and burials were the parish registers or a similar record kept by nonconformist denominations.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Tracing your Cotton and Wool Mill Ancestors
In 1851, the third most common occupation was working in a mill. If your ancestor was a beamer, a piecer, a tenter, a tackler, a reed maker, a scutcher, or a carder, what did they actually do? What were the working conditions like? How much did they get paid compared to other working class jobs?
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Fit for Purpose? Make your genealogy more useful to others
Genealogy needs to be shared. It serves no point otherwise. For those who want to use your work, you offer a huge benefit if you can give some assurance that it is of sound quality. The facts you include need to be seen as coming from reliable sources that can be checked.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Getting Started: Family History for Beginners
Starting out on family history research? Find out where to start, the sources you can use and what you can do online. In this half-day course for beginners, Dave Annal introduces the key sources for family history research and some of the most important websites.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Tracing your East London Family History
A full-day, interactive workshop aimed at those who wish to improve their skills and fluency in reading 16th and 17th century handwriting. The documents used are in English - teaching Latin is not included.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Age Against the Machine
Age Against the Machine: Tickets avaiable.
The Phoenix, London
Fri 6 Jul, Fri 3 Aug

More details - Hear Her Voice
A millennium of music by female composers to celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage. For their Summer concerts, London Concord Singers & conductor Jessica Norton are presenting a programme of music by female composers, sacred music by Hildegard of Bingen from the 11th century, part-songs by Clara...
Church of St Bartholomew the less, Giltspur St, London
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Earthquakes in London
From the writer of Doctor Foster and King Charles III, Mike Bartlett’s Earthquakes in London is set in the politically charged post-election summer of 2010.
Bridewell Theatre
Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Tarka Kings: Still Is Still Moving
‘Still Is Still Moving’ is an exhibition of more than 20 new works on paper by celebrated British artist Tarka Kings. Kings has worked exclusively in graphite and coloured pencil since 2008, resulting in a collection of intricate drawings clearly informed by close and contemplative observation.
Offer Waterman 17 St George Street Mayfair London
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More details - Adeline de Monseignat: 'O'
Ronchini Gallery is delighted to present ‘O’ the second solo exhibition of works by the artist Adeline de Monseignat at the gallery.
Ronchini Gallery 22 Dering Street
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Relaxation, Meditation, Healing & Open Discussions
Join us for an experience of the unique current that Omilos brings as we spend time together exploring spiritual healing, relaxation, meditation and open discussions. The sessions are free and open to the general public (men and women). For bookings please email or call, omiloslondon@gmail.com or 07960 797 435
4 Carol Street, Camden, London
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

Piccadilly Chamber Music Series, Complete Beethoven Piano Trios. More details - Piccadilly Chamber Music Series, Complete Beethoven Piano Trios.
The West End’s newest chamber music series (www.piccadillychamberconcerts.com) launched in 2018 with a season of five concerts presenting the complete Piano Trios of Ludwig van Beethoven.
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London
Fri 29 Jun
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