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Foundling Sunday September

Foundling Sunday September

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.

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

11 September 2014, 13:00 - 14:00

A recital by harpist Juliana Myslov, a recipient of the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund.

Folk at the Foundling: Coope, Boyes and Simpson

Folk at the Foundling: Coope, Boyes and Simpson

12 September 2014, 18:30 - 19:00

To coincide with the Foundlings at War display, Coope, Boyes and Simpson perform In Flanders Fields.

Sunday Concert

Sunday Concert

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.

Talk: Foundlings at War

Talk: Foundlings at War

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.

Teachers' Evening & Private View

Teachers' Evening & Private View

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

Folk at the Foundling: Ewan McLennan

Folk at the Foundling: Ewan McLennan

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

Foundling Walk: Exhibition Special

Foundling Walk: Exhibition Special

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.

Foundling Sunday October

Foundling Sunday October

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.

Inspire and Be Inspired

Inspire and Be Inspired

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.

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