25 November, 2018 @ 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
This tour of the V&A profiles its fascinating history and architecture before focussing on highlights with a Jewish association. With pieces from the Gilbert Collection and Montefiore Endowment and the delightful ceramics of de Waal and Rie to Sacred Silver and Benney Bark your morning will be filled with centuries of beautiful works of creativity. Ending with Waldy Bags in the fashion court this tour has something for everyone.
Join this tour led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky. Rachel is a prize winning Blue Badge Guide who worked for over 25 years in the financial services industry as a professional researcher.
With a title inspired by the Eyshes Chayil prayer, discover the stories Jewish and non-Jewish women alike who made an impact on the Jewish community of the East End in this walking tour of Whitechapel and Spitalfields
Camden, Amy's spiritual home, was once a center 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. It is an area full of contrasts and this tour profiles Camden's musical heritage from Pink Floyd to Oh Calcutta and Madness to MTV and ends at the Jewish Museum London.
Discover the streets where fact has often merged with fiction. From 'The Children of the Ghetto' to 'The People of the Abyss' and 'Chicken Soup', the streets of the Jewish East End in and around Brick Lane have inspired Jewish and non-Jewish writers throughout the centuries to the present day