rss en Content Curator <![CDATA[How To... Workshop (6-16 years): Street Art]]> 30/05/2017 – Get hands on in our street art workshop for 6-16 years]]> 30/05/2017 : Get hands on in our street art workshop for 6-16 years



Learn about graffiti art and have a go at designing your own logo on a baseball cap to take home in our street art inspired workshop for 6-16 years. 

This workshop is provided by Nugent Education a leading arts workshop provider.

Please note that this workshop will not involve spray paint and all designs will be transferred using material pens.

Advance booking essential.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

This is a drop-off event. On confirmation of your place on the workshop, please complete a copy of the form below for each young person attending and return it to admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk as soon as possible afterwards or at least a week before the event. We will be unable to admit young people on their own without a signed consent form

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<![CDATA[Curator's Talk: Amy Winehouse]]> 07/06/2017 – Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition]]> 07/06/2017 : Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition



Discover more about the themes, stories and objects in Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait from a museum curator.  

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Wednesday 5 April, 3 May, 5 July, 2 August and 6 September. 

Exhibition Events Programme Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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<![CDATA[Family Workshop (0-5 years): Telling Tales]]> 11/06/2017 – Interactive storytelling and puppet making for 0-5 years]]> 11/06/2017 : Interactive storytelling and puppet making for 0-5 years



Enjoy interactive storytelling and puppet making with Sandal Sticks Theatre.

You can take part in two interactive story shows inspired by Jewish folklore (A Jar of Fools and The Rain Wall), followed by a puppet making workshop. 

Age 0-5. Advance booking essential.

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Old Jewish East End Walking Tour with visit to Sandys Row Synagogue]]> 11/06/2017 – Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 11/06/2017 : Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



This ever popular walk in and around Brick Lane and Spitalfields evokes the long-gone Jewish community of the late 19th and early 20th century.

With shuls, schools and soup kitchens the memories come flooding back and the tour ends with a special treat, an exclusive visit to Sandys Row Synagogue, a community founded in 1854 and housed in a converted Huguenot chapel built in 1766.

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<![CDATA[Intro Talk: Sephardi Voices]]> 12/06/2017 – Discover more about our Sephardi Voices exhibition]]> 12/06/2017 : Discover more about our Sephardi Voices exhibition



Hear from Alec Nacamuli, Chair of Sephardi Voices UK who will be discussing the stories, themes and objects in the Sephardi Voices exhibition.

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Monday 10 July and 14 August.

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<![CDATA[Food, Exile and Memory: Discussion with Claudia Roden, Linda Dangoor, and Michael Daniel]]> 13/06/2017 – ]]> 13/06/2017 :



Join us for a delicious evening of food and conversation with a stellar line-up of chefs and food writers. 

Our panel will be discussing the evocative food from their childhood, with the chance for you to sample some Middle Eastern food.

  • Claudia Roden, Cookbook writer and Cultural Anthropologist
  • Linda Dangoor, Artist and Author of 'Flavours of Babylon’
  • Michael Daniel, Co-Founder of The Gate Restaurant
  • The evening is chaired by Michael Leventhal, founder and director of Gefiltefest.

Before the event, you can sample delicious food from Falafel Feast. Enjoy a Sabich - a traditional Iraqi sandwich made with egg, aubergine and potato latke. 

Claudia Roden, who grew up in Egypt, is a pioneering cookery writer with a special interest in the social, historical and cultural background of food. The publication of her A Book Of Middle Eastern Food in 1968 is said to have revolutionised Western attitudes to the cuisines of the Middle East and North Africa. She was born in Cairo and was drawn to the subject of food partly through a desire to evoke a lost heritage. Her books, including The Book of Jewish Food, have won her many awards and international recognition. 

Michael Daniel has been running London’s most successful vegetarian restaurant since 1989. The cooking at the Gate reflects the diverse cultural background in which he grew up, his grandmothers blended Indian and Arabic cuisines with traditional Jewish food, modulated by French and Italian influences.

Doors: 6pm
Cafe open: 6-7pm

 

With generous support from The Exilarch's Foundation

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<![CDATA[Martin Norton Lecture - From Cosmopolis to Catastrophe: The Multicultural History of Aleppo]]> 15/06/2017 – Dr Philip Mansel discusses the cosmpolitan history of the Syrian capital]]> 15/06/2017 : Dr Philip Mansel discusses the cosmpolitan history of the Syrian capital



Join Dr Philip Mansel as he discusses the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city.  

16th century Aleppo was a city with  a character and rhythm of its own, challenging categories and generalisations. Lying between the desert and the sea,  the mountains of Anatolia and the banks of the Euphrates, it was  Arab and Turkish; Kurdish and Armenian;  Christian, Muslim and Jewish.

An Arabic-speaking city with a Muslim majority, it was used as a military head-quarters by the Ottoman Empire, after its conquest by Selim I in 1516, in the empire’s wars with Iran. After 1516  Aleppo also became a centre of world trade in silk, spices and horses, as well as, after 1700,  a centre of French culture and Catholic missions. ‘If you do business with a dog, kindly call him sir’ was an Aleppo proverb which expressed the city’s commercial philosophy.

The city declined after 1918 when it was subordinated to Damascus and cut off from its former markets by the creation of new national states. The first anti-Jewish riots were in 1947. Until 2012  Aleppo was distinguished from other mixed cities in the region by its relative tolerance.

For 400 years, whatever their origin, its inhabitants lived together relatively peacefully. The reasons for this harmony, and for the current cataclysm, are the subject of this lecture.

Dr Philip Mansel is a historian of France and the Middle East. His books include lives of Louis XVIII and the Prince de Ligne, a study of nineteenth-century Paris and three books on mixed cities of the Middle East: Constantinople City of the World’s Desire; Levant: Splendour and Castastrophe on the Mediterranean on Smyrna, Alexandria and Beirut; and Aleppo: the Rise and Fall of Syria’s Great Merchant City. He is currently writing a life of Louis XIV. He is a founder of the Society for Court Studies (www.courtstudies.org) and the Levantine Heritage Foundation www.levantineheritage.com).

Doors: 5pm
Cafe open 5-6.30pm

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

Image: Aleppo before and after the war

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<![CDATA[Documentary Screening + Discussion: The Volleyball Players from Baghdad]]> 22/06/2017 – A special screening and panel discussion for Refugee Week]]> 22/06/2017 : A special screening and panel discussion for Refugee Week



Members of an Iraqi Jewish football team in London tell their stories of home, exile and the search for identity in this fascinating documentary. 

The screening explores the Sephadi refugee experience and marks Refugee Week.

'Volleyball Players of Baghdad' is followed by a discussion featuring Director Fiona Murphy and David Dangoor. The discussion will be chaired by Lyn Julius.

David Dangoor
David Dangoor was born in New York and grew up in Baghdad. He was until recently President of the Elders of the S&P Sephardi Community since 2011. David has been a promoter of interfaith harmony for many years and has recently taken on the role of Chair of the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London’s Faith Council.

Lynn Julius
The daughter of Jews who fled Iraq in 1950, Lyn Julius is a journalist, blogger and founder of Harif, the UK Association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa. Her book about Jews from Arab countries, 'UPROOTED', will be published by Vallentine Mitchell later this year.

(Dir. Fiona Murphy, 2013, 70 mins)

Doors: 6pm
Cafe: 6-7pm

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<![CDATA[Curator's Talk: Amy Winehouse]]> 05/07/2017 – Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition]]> 05/07/2017 : Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition



Discover more about the themes, stories and objects in Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait from a museum curator.  

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Wednesday 5 April, 3 May, 7 June, 2 August and 6 September. 

Exhibition Events Programme Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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<![CDATA[Teachers' Seminar Day: Teaching Judaism for GCSE and A Level]]> 06/07/2017 – A one day seminar for teachers, trainee teachers and education professionals]]> 06/07/2017 : A one day seminar for teachers, trainee teachers and education professionals



Join us for this one day seminar for teachers, trainee teachers and education professionals focusing on teaching Judaism for GCSE and A Level.

  • Explore sources of wisdom and authority with an introduction to he Torah, Talmud and Midrash writings and how these sources are used and interpreted.
  • Discover approaches to answering tricky questions about concepts in Judaism such as Shekinah, the Messiah and the afterlife. 
  • Experience Shabbat and find out ways of teaching Shabbat that ensures that all streams of Judaism and represented.
  • Hear from Rabbi Lea Mühlstein of Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue about her journey to becoming a Rabbi and the role of women within Judaism.
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<![CDATA[Sephardi Late]]> 06/07/2017 – ]]> 06/07/2017 :



Explore the exhibition Sephardi Voices after hours, in our fun and creative late opening in collaboration with Harif (Association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa),

  • Step inside a beautifully decorated Moroccan tent and experience the Moroccan Jewish Henna ceremony for yourself. 
     
  • Learn how to belly dance with Frederique Assor.
     
  • Listen to live Sephardi music.
     
  • Hear artists Leslie Hakim-Dowek and Bettina Caro discussing the themes of art, migration and exile in their work. 
     
  • And enjoy crafting, talks, tours and more all inspired by Sephardi/ Mizrahi culture.

 

Bettina Caro
Moroccan-born artist Bettina Caro, brings the passion and richness of Sephardi life to her works. Her oils, acrylics and watercolours capture the sunlight, shadows and vibrant colours of North Africa, while her portraits and still lifes preserve a lost culture. 

Leslie Hakim-Dowek
Leslie Hakim-Dowek is a visual artist of Lebanese origin based in London. Her practice mainly focuses on issues of identity, migration and memory often combining photography, archival material and text. 

Doors: 6pm
Cafe: 6-8.30pm


With generous support from The Exilarch's Foundation

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<![CDATA[Teachers' Seminar Day: Special Times, Special Stories]]> 07/07/2017 – A one day seminar for teachers, trainee teachers and education professionals]]> 07/07/2017 : A one day seminar for teachers, trainee teachers and education professionals



Join us for this one day seminar for teachers, trainee teachers and education professionals focusing on teaching Judaism for Key Stages 1 and 2.

  • Learn about the Torah; how it is made, how it is used, and how to teach its importance.
  • Journey through the Jewish year as you learn about major Jewish festivals in a way that is multi-sensory, experiential and easily applicable to your class. 
  • Find out ways of teaching Shabbat that ensure that all streams within Judaism are represented.
  • Get advice on how to respond to tricky questions and more.
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<![CDATA[Family Workshop (18 months - 5 years): Diddi Dance]]> 09/07/2017 – An action-packed dance class for toddlers for 18 months - 5 years]]> 09/07/2017 : An action-packed dance class for toddlers for 18 months - 5 years



Don't miss this action-packed, full of fun 45 minute dance class for toddlers. 

Using dancing games and exercises, bells, hoops and dance ribbons to our own funky pop songs your little one not only improves their rhythm and co-ordination but also social and gross motor skills.

We also look at different dance styles and cover themes from salsa and hip hop to country and disco.

Classes are ideally suited to children from 18 months to 5 years old. 

Advance booking essential.

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Roundhouse to Winehouse, Stables to Ska: Musical Camden Walking Tour]]> 09/07/2017 – Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 09/07/2017 : Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Camden, Amy Winehouse's spiritual home, was once a centre for transport, the ice trade and piano making. Later, Camden Lock became the home of 'urban grunge' and music poured out of the pubs and converted warehouses.

This walking tour relives Camden's musical heritage from Pink Floyd to Oh Calcutta and Madness to MTV.

The ticket includes same-day entry to the Jewish Museum and its exhibition Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait

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<![CDATA[Intro Talk: Sephardi Voices]]> 10/07/2017 – Discover more about our Sephardi Voices exhibition]]> 10/07/2017 : Discover more about our Sephardi Voices exhibition



Hear from Dr Bea Lewkowicz, Executive Director of Sephardi Voices UK who will be discussing the stories, themes and objects in the Sephardi Voices exhibition.

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Monday 12 June and 14 August.

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<![CDATA[Lips Choir]]> 20/07/2017 – Don’t miss this London-based women’s pop choir singing in perfect harmony]]> 20/07/2017 : Don’t miss this London-based women’s pop choir singing in perfect harmony



Don’t miss this London-based women’s pop choir singing in perfect harmony. Their set pays tribute to Amy and other powerful female vocalists.

Lips is a trans-inclusive all-woman choir based in London, performing original arrangements of pop, dance, garage and disco classics since 2009.

The choir has performed at festivals including Bestival and Wilderness, at iconic London venues such as The Union Chapel and Royal Festival Hall, and has sung live on BBC TV and radio. Lips has also collaborated with Goldfrapp at the Royal Albert Hall and with Leona Lewis on the track Fireflies. 

Tickets include entry to the exhibition Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait which you can see from 6-7pm and 8-9pm.

Doors: 6pm
Cafe/bar: 6-8.30pm
Standing. If you have access requirements please email us and we will be happy to accomodate you. 

Exhibition Events Programme Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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<![CDATA[Queer Jewish Camden Walking Tour]]> 23/07/2017 – Explore LGBTQI+ Jewish London]]> 23/07/2017 : Explore LGBTQI+ Jewish London



Discover LGBTQI+ Jewish London in this Camden walking tour led by Queer Tours of London - A Mince Through Time. The walk marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales in 2017.

Hear about Jewish involvement in 'Lesbians and Gays support the Miners', 'Lesbians and Gays support the Migrants', the Black Cap campaign and other ongoing campaigns for queer spaces.

Discover how Jewish queers have contributed to radical social change in Camden against fascism, homophobia, racism and all forms of oppression.

Come along and explore -

  • Culture - The contributions of a diverse array of LGBTQI+ Jews to London's cultural and political life before, during and after decriminalisation. 
  • Love - The realities of oppression, sex, intimacy and relationships for LGBTQI+ Jews in London.
  • Migration - The routes and impacts of LGBTQI+ migrant Jews in London. 
  • Freedom - Sites of love, protest and resistance for LGBTQI+ Jews and how people can support. 
  • Change - How history is informing the present - hear from some of London's most pioneering Jewish LGBTQI+ agents of change.

Ticket includes same day admission to the Jewish Museum and the exhibition Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait.

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<![CDATA[How To... Workshop (6-16 years): Spoken Word with Sonority Turner]]> 02/08/2017 – Get hands on in our spoken word workshop for 6-16 years]]> 02/08/2017 : Get hands on in our spoken word workshop for 6-16 years



Get hands on in our fun and interactive spoken word workshop for 6-16 years led by Stephanie (Sonority) Turner.

Discover the hidden treasures of your story by putting pen to paper in this fun and engaging workshop. We will take a fresh look at some of Amy's songs in their written form and draw inspiration from her writing to create new spoken word poems.

The workshop offers a number of different poetic forms and techniques to encourage participants to use poetry as a way to share their truth. The workshop will be dynamic and interactive, using performance skills, drama and writing techniques to explore, motivate and inspire.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

Advance booking essential.

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

This is a drop-off event. On confirmation of your place on the workshop, please complete a copy of the form below for each young person attending and return it to admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk as soon as possible afterwards or at least a week before the event. We will be unable to admit young people on their own without a signed consent form

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<![CDATA[Curator's Talk: Amy Winehouse]]> 02/08/2017 – Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition]]> 02/08/2017 : Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition



Discover more about the themes, stories and objects in Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait from a museum curator.  

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Wednesday 5 April, 3 May, 7 June, 5 July and 6 September. 

Exhibition Events Programme Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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<![CDATA[An East End Village: Mile End and Stepney Walking Tour (including visits to two Sephardi Cemeteries)]]> 06/08/2017 – Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 06/08/2017 : Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Walking from Mile End, Stepney Green always comes as a revelation to visitors with its attractive terraced houses and green spaces.

En route you visit the campus of Queen Mary College with its fascinating history, two historic Jewish cemeteries, and hidden memories of the Jewish community remain with the old age home, Stepney Jewish School, Rothschild Dwellings, the Jewish Anarchist Club and so much more.

This walk is part of the programme accompanying our Sephardi Voices exhibition.

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<![CDATA[How To... Workshop (6-16 years): Dance]]> 09/08/2017 – Get hands on in our dance workshop for 6-16 years]]> 09/08/2017 : Get hands on in our dance workshop for 6-16 years



Get hands on in our fun and interactive dance workshop for 6-16 years.

Explore artists with a similar style to Amy Winehouse and take inspiration from the song lyrics a starting point for movement.

This dance workshop culminates with a collaborative piece, created together.

Advance booking essential.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

This is a drop-off event. On confirmation of your place on the workshop, please complete a copy of the form below for each young person attending and return it to admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk as soon as possible afterwards or at least a week before the event. We will be unable to admit young people on their own without a signed consent form

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<![CDATA[Family Workshop (0-5 years): The Kids' Kitchen]]> 13/08/2017 – Fun, hands-on cooking classes for 0-5 years]]> 13/08/2017 : Fun, hands-on cooking classes for 0-5 years



Take part in this fun, hands-on cooking class for children.

Children will learn how to make a Jewish dessert and practise their creative skills by decorating biscuits inspired by our Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait exhibition.

Age 0-5. Advance booking essential.

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Intro Talk: Sephardi Voices]]> 14/08/2017 – Discover more about our Sephardi Voices exhibition]]> 14/08/2017 : Discover more about our Sephardi Voices exhibition



Hear from a museum curator who will be discussing the stories, themes and objects in the Sephardi Voices exhibition.

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Monday 12 June and 10 July.

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<![CDATA[How To... Workshop (6-16 years): Singing and Songwriting]]> 16/08/2017 – Get hands on in our singing and songwriting workshop for 6-16 years]]> 16/08/2017 : Get hands on in our singing and songwriting workshop for 6-16 years



Get hands on in our fun and interactive singing and songwriting workshop for 6-16 years. Focusing on similar genres of music to those found in the songs of Amy Winehouse, this workshop will combine elements of singing and song writing.

Advance booking essential.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

This is a drop-off event. On confirmation of your place on the workshop, please complete a copy of the form below for each young person attending and return it to admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk as soon as possible afterwards or at least a week before the event. We will be unable to admit young people on their own without a signed consent form

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<![CDATA[How To... Workshop (6-16 years): Photography]]> 23/08/2017 – Get hands on in our photography workshop for 6-16 years]]> 23/08/2017 : Get hands on in our photography workshop for 6-16 years



Get hands on in our creative and practical photography workshop for 6-16 years.

This session is run by professional photographer Madeleine Waller. Beginners are welcome and no experience is required. Please feel free to bring your own camera if you have one but it is not essential. 

Originally from Australia, Madeleine has been living in London since 1987. A selection of her 'Portraits of Poets' is included in the National Portrait Gallery's     Collection. Her work has been published in several national UK publications and her book East London Swimmers is now available from Hoxton Mini Press. Madeleine has worked extensively in schools as an art educator delivering a wide range of creative photography workshops.

Advance booking essential.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

This is a drop-off event. On confirmation of your place on the workshop, please complete a copy of the form below for each young person attending and return it to http://admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk">admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk as soon as possible afterwards or at least a week before the event. We will be unable to admit young people on their own without a signed consent form

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<![CDATA[How To... Workshop (6-16 years): Sewing with Little Hands Design]]> 30/08/2017 – Get hands on in our sewing workshop for 6-16 years]]> 30/08/2017 : Get hands on in our sewing workshop for 6-16 years



Get hands on in our fun and interactive sewing workshop with Little Hands Design for 6-16 years.

What makes a style iconic? Make an Amy Winehouse inspired headscarf and find out about her truly individual style. 

Fashion designers from Little Hands Design will be at hand to guide you.  You will even get a chance to use a sewing machine!

Advance booking essential.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

This is a drop-off event. On confirmation of your place on the workshop, please complete a copy of the form below for each young person attending and return it to admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk as soon as possible afterwards or at least a week before the event. We will be unable to admit young people on their own without a signed consent form

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<![CDATA[Curator's Talk: Amy Winehouse]]> 06/09/2017 – Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition]]> 06/09/2017 : Hear from our curator about the Amy Winehouse exhibition



Discover more about the themes, stories and objects in Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait from a museum curator.  

This talk is also being given at 2pm on Wednesday 5 April, 3 May, 7 June, 5 July and 2 August

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<![CDATA[Yair Dalal: In Conversation and Concert]]> 07/09/2017 – ]]> 07/09/2017 :



An evening of words and music with Yair Dalal, the acclaimed Oud and violin virtuoso.

The evening opens with a conversation between Yair Dalal and the musicologist and performer Dr Sara Manasseh, chaired by musicologist Dr Malcolm Miller.

This will be followed by a concert given by Yair Dalal, performing music of the Sephardi and Mizrahi repertoires. There will be an opportunity to look around the Sephardi Voices exhibition from 6-7pm.

In partnership with the Jewish Music Institute (JMI) and Sephardi Voices UK

With generous support from The Exilarch's Foundation

By providing us with your contact details when booking your ticket, you give your consent to receive e-newsletters from JMI and to be contacted by the Jewish Museum London. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more details email us

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<![CDATA[Family Workshop (0-5 years): Family Photographs]]> 10/09/2017 – Pose for a portrait in our fun pop-up studio for 0-5 years]]> 10/09/2017 : Pose for a portrait in our fun pop-up studio for 0-5 years



Drop in parent/carer and child photography workshops.  Learn how to compose and capture natural portraits of your child in a fun pop-up photo studio

This session is run by professional photographer Madeleine Waller.

Originally from Australia, Madeleine has been living in London since 1987. A selection of her 'Portraits of Poets' is included in the National Portrait Gallery's Collection. Her work has been published in several national UK publications and her book East London Swimmers is now available from Hoxton Mini Press. Madeleine has worked extensively in schools as an art educator delivering a wide range of creative photography workshops.

Age 0-5. Advance booking essential.

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Tattooed Notes with Henry Hate]]> 14/09/2017 – Hear from Amy’s friend and tattoo artist Henry Hate]]> 14/09/2017 : Hear from Amy’s friend and tattoo artist Henry Hate



Hear from Amy's friend and tattoo artist Henry Hate as he talks about his friendship with Amy and the tattoos he designed for her.

Henry is the owner of Prick and established the studio 15 years ago. Henry has over 20 years experience in the industry.

Henry will be speaking with two guitarists; Matt Jones of Beady Eye and Rob Holliday who has worked with The Prodigy, Marilyn Manson, The Mission, and Gary Human.

Doors: 6pm

Tickets include entry to the exhibition Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait which you can see from 6-7pm and 8-8.30pm.

Image: Amy Winehouse and Henry Hate, around 2004, Photograph: Gift of Henry Hate

Exhibition Events Programme Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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<![CDATA[You Know I'm No Good: Young Women's Empowerment Festival]]> 17/09/2017 – Hear from inspirational speakers including Laura Bates, Gemma Cairney and Susie Orbach]]> 17/09/2017 : Hear from inspirational speakers including Laura Bates, Gemma Cairney and Susie Orbach



Hear from influential speakers and inspirational presenters in this programme of talks, performances and events.

Speakers include: 

Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, an ever-increasing collection of over 100,000 testimonies of gender inequality. Laura writes regularly for the Guardian, TIME magazine, Independent, Grazia, Red Magazine and others. 

Gemma Cairney, Radio 1's resident agony aunt on The Surgery and author of 'Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be'. 'Open' is full of honest advice about the big, bad and beautiful things that growing up is all about: from mental health to families to first love, and everything in between.

Susie Orbach, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic. Susie will be exploring body image and eating disorders.

You can also enjoy live music performances by young artists from Amy's Yard, the Amy Winehouse Foundation's music programme, and more activities, talks and workshops. 

After booking you will receive further information closer to the event, with the option to reserve your place at speaker events. 

Exhibition Events Programme Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

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<![CDATA[Jewish Stokey Walking Tour]]> 24/09/2017 – Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 24/09/2017 : Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Today, the ultra-orthodox community predominates but with its neighbourhood park, numerous synagogues and shops, this tour provides an insight into the early Jewish migration from the East End northwards and community initiatives such as maternity homes, schools and social housing associated with communal leaders such as the Bearsted and Schonfeld families.

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<![CDATA[Jewish Whitechapel Walking Tour]]> 08/10/2017 – Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 08/10/2017 : Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



In and around Commercial Road you can still find reminders of the vibrant Jewish community which lived and worked there.

The streets and buildings evoke memories of local synagogues, street markets, medical missions and the Yiddish theatre. You will also visit Cable Street, the site of the battle against the fascists and home to Dr. Hannah Billig, the Angel of Cable Street.

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<![CDATA[Jewish Theatreland Walking Tour]]> 12/11/2017 – Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 12/11/2017 : Led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Join this fun walking tour of London's Theatreland to explore connections with Jewish actors, impresarios, writers, producers and the early cinema industry.

The cast includes Lionel Bart, Lord Delfont, Oscar Deutsch and Barbra Streisand. Credits are also due to Lyons for the refreshments, Moss Bros for the costumes and Freed for the dance shoes.

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