29 March 2019 - 23 June 2019
What do the high street shop Marks and Spencer, a plate of fish and chips, and the bawdy humour of Carry On films have in common?
That’s right, you guessed it. They are all great, all British and all Jewish.
This playful exhibition celebrates the huge contribution that Jews have made to this country across a variety of cultural, scientific and commercial fields.
The Jewish Lives Project and Exhibition have been made possible through the generous support of the Kirsh Family Foundation.
11 June @ 10.00 am - 11 June @ 1.00 pm
Jump on board a classic Routemaster! In this tour with architecture expert Joe Kerr, you will have the chance to see buildings designed by famous Jewish architects whose work was crucial to the rebuilding of twentieth century London, including modernist icons by Erno Goldfinger, Denys Lasdun and Berthold Lubetkin.
21 May @ 3.00 pm - 21 May @ 4.00 pm
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.