07 September 2014, 14:00 - 16:00
Garrick Club Curator Marcus Risdell explores A Rake’s Progress (1735) and the London of David Garrick and William Hogarth in a talk entitled The Theatre of Life. Join us afterwards for a recital in the Picture Gallery by Russian virtuoso pianist Sergei Podobedov.
11 September 2014, 13:00 - 14:00
A recital by harpist Juliana Myslov, a recipient of the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund.
12 September 2014, 18:30 - 19:00
To coincide with the Foundlings at War display, Coope, Boyes and Simpson perform In Flanders Fields.
21 September 2014, 15:00 - 16:00
The Royal Opera House’s Richard Hetherington performs on our beautiful 1923 Broadwood piano, joined by a guest singer.
27 September 2014, 15:00
Join project researcher Anna Testar in the Introductory Gallery for a 10 minute in-focus talk on the temporary display, Foundlings at War: World War I.
30 September 2014, 17:00 - 18:30
Join the Learning team for a private tour of our current exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead
03 October 2014, 18:30 - 21:00
The latest installment of our Folk at the Foundling concert series with the multi-award winning Ewan McLennan
04 October 2014, 11:00 - 13:00
Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Dr Richard Barnett leads a walking tour, In Sickness and in Health: Medicine for the Poor in Bloomsbury’s Golden Age.
05 October 2014, 14:00 - 16:00
Volunteer Sarah Warren explores Dr Richard Mead’s relationship with the Foundling Hospital. Afterwards, join violinist Hannah Woolmer and pianist Daniel Roberts for a concert in the Picture Gallery.
08 October 2014, 18:00 - 21:00
2014 Coram Foundling Fellow, Lemn Sissay MBE, explores his life in care, past and present. Inspired by the lives of the foundlings and his Fellowship mural Superman was a Foundling, this inspirational and personal talk is followed by a screening of Sissay’s BBC documentary film Internal Flight.