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March 2019

Jewish Book Week

3 March
Kings Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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£9.50

Aurelia Young, daughter of the sculptor, will be in conversation with art historian Patrick Bade.

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Recollections of Hans Keller

9 March
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street
London, W1U 2BP United Kingdom
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Study day and concert celebrating Hans Keller’s centenary, featuring discussion with musicians who knew Keller, a music workshop, film showing and concert by the Elias Quartet.

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Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain: Talk with authors Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund

13 March 6:30 pm
Daunt Books, 51 South End Road
London, NW3 2QB United Kingdom
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£5

The hugely influential Lawn Road Flats, or Isokon building, was commissioned by visionary couple Jack and Molly Pritchard and designed by architect Wells Coates. Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain (Batsford) by Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund tells the extraordinary story of Isokon, and how its network of residents helped shape modern Britain.

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May 2019

Insiders/Outsiders

23 May 3:00 pm
Charleston, Firle
Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LL United Kingdom
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£16

Monica Bohm-Duchen will discuss the importance of cultural cross-fertilisation with eminent art historian and curator, Norman Rosenthal and novelist Esther Freud

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June 2019

Book Talk: A Small Dark Quiet

6 June 6:30 pm
Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, WC1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Free

Miranda Gold​ will be discussing her haunting novel, A Small Dark Quiet​, with ​writer, critic and former deputy director of English PEN​, Catherine Taylor​.

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August 2019

Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate performed by Florian Kaplick

24 August
Cample Line, Cample Mill
Cample, Dumfriesshire Scotland DG3 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

As part of CAMPLE LINE's Summer 2019 Edition, Florian Kaplick will perform Kurt Schwitters’ sound poem Ursonate, a vocal piece consisting of four movements, an overture and finale. Schwitters began writing Ursonate in 1922 and first performed it in 1925 before publishing it in 1932 as ‘Sonate in Urlauten’ (Sonata in Primordial Sounds).

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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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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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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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Hungarian Lit Night: Moholy-Nagy in Britain

16 October 7:00 pm
Hungarian Cultural Centre London, 10 Maiden Lane
London, WC2E 7NA United Kingdom
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Free

Get familiar with Moholy-Nagy’s unique perspective at a night of immersive activities. A talk by the author Valeria Carullo will be accompanied by interactive performances by experimental artist Steven J Fowler that take you to a journey into Moholy-Nagy's world.

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Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman: The Good Immigrant USA

19 October 7:30 pm
Southbank, Queen Elizabeth Hall
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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£15 – £25

Join Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman as they discuss the experience of editing and contributing essays to both the US and UK editions of The Good Immigrant.

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East West Street: A Song of Good and Evil

21 October 7:30 pm
Southbank, Queen Elizabeth Hall
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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£15 – £25

A partly staged reading inspired by international human rights lawyer Philippe Sands’ award-winning bestseller about the Nuremberg trials.

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