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April 2019

British Jews Go Pop

4 April @ 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Sean Connery shooting the James Bond movie "Diamonds are Forever" in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Professor Nathan Abrams sheds light on how Jews transformed the British entertainment industries, creating some of the most iconic characters and images of the twentieth century, including James Bond, Doctor Who, Carry On, and many others. In so doing, British Jews infused their creations with hidden Jewish themes.

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Roundhouse to Winehouse, Stables to Ska: Camden Town Walking Tour

7 April @ 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
£15
A woman in a patterned dress stood outside talking to a group of people

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.

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Curator’s Talks: Great British Jews

8 April @ 3.00 pm - 3.30 pm
A group of people sitting down and listening to a curator's tour in the Cartoons exhibition at the Jewish Museum London

Discover more about the themes, stories, and objects on display in 'Great British Jews: A Celebration' from the exhibition’s curator Jemima Jarman.

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May 2019

Curator’s Talks: Great British Jews

13 May @ 3.00 pm - 3.30 pm
A group of people sitting down and listening to a curator's tour in the Cartoons exhibition at the Jewish Museum London

Discover more about the themes, stories, and objects on display in 'Great British Jews: A Celebration' from the exhibition’s curator Jemima Jarman.

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Belonging and Not Belonging: Émigré Artists in Britain after 1933

21 May @ 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
A blue, black and white painted book cover

This illustrated talk by Monica Bohm-Duchen, initiator and Creative Director of the Insiders/Outsiders Festival, will focus on the experiences of the émigré artists who found refuge in this country in the wake of Hitler’s accession to power in 1933, examining not only their achievements and legacy, but also the challenges - not to say obstacles -  they faced on their arrival.

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Discover your Roots with the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain (JGSGB)

26 May @ 11.00 am - 2.00 pm
A blonde woman and a dark haired man looking at books on a table

Get tailored advice on how to research your Jewish ancestry in this drop-in session.

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Get Creative!

28 May @ 11.00 am - 12.30 pm
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One event on 28 May, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 30 May, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on 30 May, 2019 at 2:00pm

Free
Children and adults sat at a table doing arts and crafts

Get inspired by our latest exhibition Great British Jews: A Celebration and join us for drop-in arts and crafts!

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Get Creative!

28 May @ 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
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One event on 28 May, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 30 May, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on 30 May, 2019 at 2:00pm

Free
Children and adults sat at a table doing arts and crafts

Get inspired by our latest exhibition Great British Jews: A Celebration and join us for drop-in arts and crafts!

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Curious Explorers Morning

29 May @ 9.00 am - 11.00 am
Free
Adults and children sat around a wooden table

A relaxed morning during the school holiday for children with autism or other social communication conditions, their siblings, parents and carers.

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Get Creative!

30 May @ 11.00 am - 12.30 pm
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One event on 28 May, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 30 May, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on 30 May, 2019 at 2:00pm

Free
Children and adults sat at a table doing arts and crafts

Get inspired by our latest exhibition Great British Jews: A Celebration and join us for drop-in arts and crafts!

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