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Superman was a Foundling

Superman was a Foundling

14 June 2014 - 30 April 2015, 10:00 - 17:00

Foundling Fellow Lemn Sissay has created a unique exhibition in the Foundling Museum Cafe.

Foundlings at War: Word War I

Foundlings at War: Word War I

02 September 2014 - 04 January 2015

Foundlings at War is a major research project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund examining the Foundling Hospital’s historic links with the military.

Dawn Chorus

Dawn Chorus

25 September 2014 - 04 January 2015

Renowned natural history sound recordist and 2014 Handel Foundling Fellow Chris Watson links past and present through a poetic meditation on the importance of place

The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

26 September 2014 - 04 January 2015

Exploring the life and collection of Dr Richard Mead (1673-1754), one of the most eminent physicians, patrons, collectors and philanthropists of his day, this exhibition brings to light the Foundling Hospital's relationship with a truly remarkable individual.

Foundling Sunday

Foundling Sunday

02 November 2014, 14:00 - 16:00

To accompany the exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead, volunteer Flora Allen gives a talk in the Picture Gallery entitled Quacks: medical charlatans of eighteenth-century London. Join us afterwards for a concert performance by flautist Michael Liu and pianist Belle Chen.

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

13 November 2014, 13:00 - 14:00

A recital by cellist Leander Kippenberg in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.

Folk at the Foundling: Lady Maisery

Folk at the Foundling: Lady Maisery

14 November 2014, 19:00 - 21:30

Whether singing unaccompanied or with backing from accordion, harp, banjo and fiddle, be prepared for Lady Maisery to enchant with rich harmonies and sumptuous clashes.

Sunday Concert

Sunday Concert

16 November 2014, 15:00 - 16:00

Pianist Yllka Istrefi returns to the Museum after her brilliant performance at our 10th Birthday Weekend in June.

Bach to Baby

Bach to Baby

20 November 2014, 10:30 - 11:30

Innovative classical babies’ concert created by mum and pianist, Miaomiao Yu

Sunday Concert

Sunday Concert

23 November 2014, 15:00 - 16:00

Pianist Masachi Nishiyama returns to the Museum to perform a programme including works by Byrd, Beethoven and Grieg.

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