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August 2019

The Pilgrim’s Progress Story: Exhibition

17 August - 1 September
Martyrs’ Gallery, Star Brewery, Castle Ditch Lane
Lewes, BN7 1JY United Kingdom
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Free

Martyrs' Gallery is presenting an exhibition of words and images that depicts and celebrates Hans Feibusch's allegorical mural Pilgrim's Progress.

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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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The Freuds in Hampstead Walking Tour

25 August 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

Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

1 September
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
London, NW1 7NB United Kingdom
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Free – £20

A new mobile exhibition about the Kitchener camp rescue of Jewish refugees to Britain in 1939

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Disrupted Lives: Grete Marks and Women in the Holocaust

5 September 6:00 pm
Pallant House Gallery, 8-9 North Pallant
Chichester, West Sussex P019 1TJ United Kingdom
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£8

Dr. Agnes Grunwald-Spier MBE, a holocaust survivor, reveals the remarkable story of ceramicist and artist Grete Marks, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

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Dancing on the Volcano? The History of ‘Weimar Culture’

5 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Dr Jochen Hung gives a critical introduction to the history of Weimar Republic and the era that shaped Simon and her sitters.

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Conference: The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion

9 September - 10 September
The Museum of Decorative Arts, 17. listopadu Street No.2
110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic
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In response to the positive reception the exhibition The Mad Silkman. Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion has enjoyed in the Czech Republic and abroad, among scholars and the general public alike, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague has decided to host an international conference.

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Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design

10 September 6:30 pm
Italian Cultural Institute in London, 39 Belgrave Square
London, SW1X 8NX United Kingdom
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Free

The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates Germano Facetti: a Nazi labour camp survivor who changed the face of publishing in Britain.

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Hampstead in the 1930s – A Walking Tour + Visits

11 September
£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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The Face of Weimar Culture

12 September 6:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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Free

Taking Gerty Simon’s striking image (c. 1929) of the sculptor Renée Sintenis as a starting point, this talk will explore Simon’s photographs as part of a wider culture of the artistic face and body in Weimar modernity.

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Insiders/Outsiders: Refugee Dancers from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Culture

14 September 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Performance Hub, WALSALL Campus, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Rd
Walsall, West Midlands WS3 3EZ United Kingdom
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Free

This one-day symposium will examine the contribution of refugee dancers from Nazi Europe and their contribution to British Culture.

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Talk: Outlook: No Return

15 September 5:00 pm
POSK Gallery, 238-246 King Street, Hammersmith
London, W6 0RF United Kingdom
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New exhibition celebrating the contribution of Polish artists who fled Nazi-dominated Europe to British culture.

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