Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814The summer of 1814, following the exile of Napoleon to Elba, saw 'the English popping across the Channel like champagne corks released from a bottle, eager to visit a country that had been so long out of bounds,' as one author has put it. The Paris that confronted them was one of marked contrasts between the splendours of its architecture, the metropolitan pleasures that it offered and the destitution of many of its inhabitants caused by two army occupations. Sir John Soane was amongst this group of eager English visitors and was particularly impressed by Napoleon's architectural achievements. The summer of 1814 saw unprecedented celebrations being held across the United Kingdom as peace was declared between Britain and France and also between Britain and the USA. This exhibition, drawing upon Sir John Soanes Museum collections and an extensive private collection, will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Treaty focusing on this little-know celebration. It will look at the impact that Paris had on its British visitors during the heady summer of 1814 and how that influenced Sir John Soane.

 

About Sir John Soane's Museum

An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking in nooks and crannies within the sprawling rooms and halls of neo-classical architect Sir John Soane's former residence are over 30,000 architectural drawings and antiquities. More about Sir John Soane's Museum

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252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
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36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
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Sir John Soane's Museum
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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
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Sir John Soane's Museum events

 
Friday ToursFriday ToursWeekly tours.19th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
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Now On
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DATES  Friday 19th and Friday 26th September 2014 - 11.30am-12.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Weekly tours.
Tuesday ToursTuesday ToursWeekly guided tours.23rd September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
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event > Tours
DATES  Tuesday 23rd and Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 11.30am-12.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Weekly guided tours.
Wednesday ToursWednesday ToursWeekly guided tours.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
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Wednesday Tours
event > Tours
DATES  Wednesday 17th and Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 3.30pm-4.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Weekly guided tours.
Wednesday ToursWednesday ToursWeekly guided tours.1st October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
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event > Tours
DATES  1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th Oct 2014 - 2.30pm-3.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Weekly guided tours.
Thursday ToursThursday ToursGuided tours.2nd October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
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Thursday Tours
event > Tours
DATES  2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th Oct 2014 - 2.30pm-3.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Guided tours.
Topographical Drawing Over Saint Paul'sTopographical Drawing Over Saint Paul'sA workshop at One New Change with architect Benedict O'Looney.3rd October 2014Friday 3rd October 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
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Topographical Drawing Over Saint Paul's
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  Friday 3rd October 2014 - 10.15am-4pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
A workshop at One New Change with architect Benedict O'Looney.
Friday ToursFriday ToursWeekly tour.3rd October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
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Friday Tours
event > Tours
DATES  3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st Oct 2014 - 11.30am-12.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Weekly tour.
Tuesday ToursTuesday ToursWeekly guided tours.7th October 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
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Tuesday Tours
event > Tours
DATES  7th, 14th, 21st and 28th Oct 2014 - 11.30am-12.30pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
Weekly guided tours.
Lines Of InquiryLines Of InquiryA drawing workshop which engages with Soane's architectural styles and ideas.10th October 2014Friday 10th October 2014 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
On Soon
Lines Of Inquiry
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  Friday 10th October 2014 - 10.15am-4pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
A drawing workshop which engages with Soane's architectural styles and ideas.
Face To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art CollectionFace To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art Collection10th October 2014Saturday 24th January 2015 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3BP
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Face To Face: British Portraits From The Clifford Chance Art Collection
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th October 2014 to 24th January 2015 - 10am-5pm
VENUE  Sir John Soane's Museum 
 

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Tours | Until 26th September 2014 

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Exhibitions | On 19th September 2014 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th September 2014 

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War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 5 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

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Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 5 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 10th June 2015 

Fortune Theatre 5 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 6 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
DesignJunction
DesignJunction
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

The Old Sorting Office 6 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

DesignJunction returns to London for a fourth year to give you an exciting insight into some of the most innovative ...More

 
Royal Opera: II Barbiere Di Siviglia
Concerts | Until 5th October 2014 

Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

Moshe Leiser directs Rossini's comic opera of romance, mischief and disguises. Conducted by Mark Elder and starring Serena Malfi, Michele ...More

Tea Dances
Dance | Until 28th November 2014 

Linbury Studio Theatre 7 minutes walk from Sir John Soane's Museum

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