Tag: London history

Season launch late: This is our London @ Museum of London / Friday 19th May 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 7-10pm

@ Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN

Free entry

www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london/whats-on/season-launch-late

A free evening of performances, workshops, films and music to launch the City Now City Future season at the Museum of London.

Join for an evening to celebrate London as one of the most creative and diverse cities in the world. This free late event will launch City Now City Future, a year-long season at the Museum of London exploring what it means to live in a truly global city.

Discover London-based artist and community projects that explore what it means to be a Londoner today through fashion, style, food, music and film.

Music:
Second to None: Reprezent Radio 107.3FM featuring:
Jackal Wyfried
Ben Hauke
Joe Armon Jones and Maxwell Owin
Maxwell Owin and MC Pinty
Sub Luna City

Food:
Mazi Mas roaming restaurant (global food by migrant and refugee women)

Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho @ The Photographers’ Gallery / until 13th July 2014

Under the Influence John Deakin and the Lure of Soho at The Photographers GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00
Thu 10:00-20:00
Sun 11:30-18:00

@ The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street London W1F 7LW

Free entry

www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk
www.artbookspublishing.co.uk

Under the Influence: John Deakin and the Lure of Soho, explores the hidden corners and colourful characters of 1950s and early 60s London Soho, as seen through the eyes of John Deakin (1912 – 1972).

Considered to be one of the greatest postwar British photographers, Deakin was renowned for his penetrating portraits, haunting street scenes and striking fashion work. The exhibition includes rarely seen and un-shown works including portraits of the painters Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach and Francis Bacon. It also includes the writers Dylan Thomas, Daniel Farson and Jeffrey Bernard, the celebrated beauty and artist’s model Henrietta Moraes and Muriel Belcher, proprietor of the fabled drinking den The Colony Room.

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