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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 - 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
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Ratlin
Ratlin Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Ratlin.: Tickets avaiable.
The Borderline, London
Tue 26 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Tracing Ancestors in Wales
Have you a Jones, a Davies or a Thomas in your family tree? Do you know the difference between Aberhonddu and Brecon? Did your ancestors worship at chapel or at church? Did your ancestors move to or from Wales? Join us for a half day course focusing on Welsh Ancestry.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Maps and Property Records for Family Historians
In this half-day course, Sue Adams covers two topics. Session 1: How maps were made and why it matters for family historians ’Where?’ is an important question that family historians ask about ancestors. Maps are all about where, and were made for many purposes.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 21 Jul

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 - 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

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