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September 2019

On Anna Gmeyner and Elisabeth de Waal: Talk

17 September 6:00 pm
Persephone Books, 59 Lamb’s Conduit Street
London, WC1N 3NB United Kingdom
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£10

Dr Nadia Valman, senior lecturer in the Department of English at Queen Mary University of London, will give a talk on Anna Gmeyner and Elisabeth de Waal

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Lunchtime Lecture: Milein Cosman: Capturing Time

19 September 1:00 pm
Ondaatje Wing Theatre, Floor 2, National Portrait Gallery
London, WC2H 0HE United Kingdom
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£4

Art historian Ines Schlenker introduces the life and varied oeuvre of Milein Cosman (1921–2017). Best known for her drawings of musicians and dancers, she excelled at chronicling contemporary life, developing a unique drawing technique that enabled her to capture the most fleeting of moments.

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Flags of Diversity

21 September - 7 October
London City Hall, The Queen's Walk
London, SE1 2AA United Kingdom
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Free

An exhibition of collage works by artist Gil Mualem-Doron of printed textiles, which will include The New Union Flag.  Commissioned by the Mayor of London for "We Are All Londoners: Celebrating Our European Culture and Communities".

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The Life of Herbert Bier through his Archive

23 September 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wallace Collection, Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square
London, W1U 3BN
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Free

This will be a chance to view the archive material and hear a talk on the life of the art dealer Herbert Bier (1905-1981) in the Visitors’ Library at the Wallace Collection.

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The Escape Act – A Holocaust Memoir

23 September 7:30 pm - 24 September 7:30 pm
Jacksons Lane, 269a Archway Road
London, N6 5AA United Kingdom
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A one-woman theatre show incorporating circus and puppetry, it is the true story of Irene, a Jewish acrobat who survived the Holocaust hiding and performing at a German circus. The show switches between past and present, intersecting Irene's life with the performer's experiences growing up a grandchild to Holocaust survivors.

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Lecture: Stranger at the Door

25 September 2:00 pm
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road
London, NW3 6ET United Kingdom
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£20

At a time when so many problems afflicting our world are the result of our distrust and fear of strangers, we take a timely look at the representations of the Other in art history.

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The Escape Act – A Holocaust Memoir

26 September 7:30 pm
Circomedia, St Paul’s Church, Portland Square
Bristol, BS2 8SJ United Kingdom
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A one-woman theatre show incorporating circus and puppetry, it is the true story of Irene, a Jewish acrobat who survived the Holocaust hiding and performing at a German circus. The show switches between past and present, intersecting Irene's life with the performer's experiences growing up a grandchild to Holocaust survivors.

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October 2019

The Berlin Blues Cabaret

3 October 7:00 pm
Brixton Library, Brixton Oval
London, SW2 1JQ United Kingdom
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Free

This will be an opportunity to celebrate the poetry of the late Beata Duncan with selections from her collections Apple Harvest (Hearing Eye), Berlin Blues (Green Bottle Press) and the forthcoming Breaking Glass (WritesideLeft Press), all of which will be on sale on the night.

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In the Footsteps of Fred Uhlman: Art and Refugees in Hampstead

6 October
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£15 – £19

We visit sites Uhlman was known to frequent and discuss the role of his artistic friends and neighbours and consider other refugees who settled in Hampstead during this time

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Mendelsohn’s De La Warr Pavilion

6 October 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
De La Warr Pavilion, Marina
Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex TN40 1DP United Kingdom
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£5

Explore Erich Mendelsohn’s design legacy with a talk on his life and a tour of the De La Warr Pavilion. A refugee from Hitler’s Germany, Erich Mendelsohn had already established an international reputation when he won the commission led by the 9th Earl De La Warr to design a new Pavilion for Bexhill. The result, a ‘people’s palace for art and culture’, was and continues to be an expression of a specifically social and moral agenda.

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Exiled Lit Cafe: Opening Lands

7 October 7:00 pm
Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street
London, WC2H 9 BX United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

A chance to hear excerpts from three upcoming books with Ziba Karbassi reading from Lemon Sun, Marta Dziurosz reading from Renia’s Diary and Stephen Duncan reading from Beata Duncan’s Breaking Glass.

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Modernist Hampstead Walk

13 October
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

Discover the revolutionary Modernist homes and idealistic architecture built in Hampstead in the 1930s

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