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June 2019

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

23 June 2019
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

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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August 2019

Hampstead’s Pioneers of Modern Art

3 August 2019 11:00 am
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

In the first half of the 20th century Hampstead was home to some of the era's most pioneering artists. We will walk in the footsteps of the Slade School artists. In Downshire Hill we learn of the artistic Carline family and will also discuss the role that Roland Penrose, Margaret Gardiner and Fred and Diana Uhlman played in the art world in the years leading up to, and during, the Second World War. We walk to Belsize Park to learn of the Modernists including Henry Moore, Piet Mondrian and Barbara Hepworth whom Herbert Read described as living as a “nest of gentle artists” and conclude with the refugee designers who stayed at the Isokon flats.

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The Freuds in Hampstead Walking Tour

25 August 2019 11:00 am
Hampstead London, United Kingdom + Google Map
£15

Explore the memories of the Freud family in Hampstead in this walk led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky.

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September 2019

Hampstead in the 1930s – A Walking Tour + Visits

11 September 2019
£215

As the abundance of wall plaques in the area demonstrates, visual artists have been drawn to the physical and cultural attractions of Hampstead since the late eighteenth century. This London day, however, concentrates on artistic life in Hampstead in the 1930s, the period in which it occupied a unique place in the story of British art and architecture.

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October 2019

Living with the wire: guided walks

4 October 2019
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One event on 11 October 2019 at 12:00 am

Manx Museum, Manx Museum
Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 3LY United Kingdom
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As part of the Isle of Man’s annual Heritage Open Day weekends in October, there will be a programme of guided walks around the Island’s capital, Douglas and nearby Onchan, looking at the sites of various Second World War civilian internment camps.

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

6 October 2019
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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Living with the wire: guided walks

11 October 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 11 October 2019 at 12:00 am

Manx Museum, Manx Museum
Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 3LY United Kingdom
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As part of the Isle of Man’s annual Heritage Open Day weekends in October, there will be a programme of guided walks around the Island’s capital, Douglas and nearby Onchan, looking at the sites of various Second World War civilian internment camps.

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Modernist Hampstead Walk

13 October 2019
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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November 2019

A Walk through Highgate: Experiments in Urban Living

16 November 2019
Opposite the Woodman Pub, Archway Road
London, Highgate N6 5UA United Kingdom
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£12

Discover some of Highgate's twentieth century housing developments in this historic walk through Highgate.

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February 2020

From Streamform to Arts and Crafts

23 February 2:00 pm
East Finchley Tube Station, High Road
London, Greater London N2 ONW United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

This walk travels back in time looking at inter-war architectural styles on the North side of Hampstead Garden Suburb finishing with arts and crafts cottages. It includes Belvedere Court by Ernst Freud

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March 2020

Modernist Hampstead Walk

1 March
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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Hampstead’s Pioneers of Modern Art

14 March 11:00 am
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

In the first half of the 20th century Hampstead was home to some of the era's most pioneering artists. We will walk in the footsteps of the Slade School artists. In Downshire Hill we learn of the artistic Carline family and will also discuss the role that Roland Penrose, Margaret Gardiner and Fred and Diana Uhlman played in the art world in the years leading up to, and during, the Second World War. We walk to Belsize Park to learn of the Modernists including Henry Moore, Piet Mondrian and Barbara Hepworth whom Herbert Read described as living as a “nest of gentle artists” and conclude with the refugee designers who stayed at the Isokon flats.

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