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ProgressTo mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time three great responses to his eternally modern moral tale, A Rake's Progress. David Hockney's Rake's Progress, 1961-3, Yinka Shonibare's Diary of a Victorian Dandy, 1998 and Grayson Perry's The Vanity of Small Differences, 2012 will be shown alongside the original 1735 prints and joined by new work from the artist Jessie Brennan, commissioned by the Foundling for this exhibition in response to Hogarth's masterpiece.

 

About The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells their story. Using oral testimony, original artefacts and photographs, their history is explored and compared to the lives of contemporary children. More about The Foundling Museum

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
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Brunswick Square NCP
 
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Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  22% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Progress
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Hotel Russell London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  39% off
Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes from Progress
The Hotel Russell is a huge Victorian pile with stately art deco reception rooms and luxurious accommodation. The opulent public areas have recently undergone a £20 ... More
 
 
 
Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £51  42% off
36-37 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H | 5 minutes from Progress
Studios 2 Let Apartments on Cartwright Gardens are situated in the beautiful Bloomsbury area. Located right at the heart of the city, the high quality studios ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Progress

Near Progress
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Richard Serra: Backdoor Pipeline, Ramble, Dead Load, London Cross
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February 2015 - 10am-6pm
Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street, 6-24 Britannia Street, WC1X | 7 minutes from Progress
Four large works by the San Francisco-born minimalist sculptor....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 6th September 2015
King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Progress
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Memphis The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th October 2014 to 28th March 2015
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 13 minutes from Progress
Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs of 1950s Memphis. Already a smash ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Progress

Near Progress
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Progress
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Progress
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Progress
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Progress

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Progress
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | Same location as Progress
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Progress
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
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Russell Square
London > Attractions >
Bloomsbury, WC1B | 4 minutes from Progress
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Progress

The best shops and markets near Progress
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Progress
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Progress
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Progress
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Progress

What are the best dining options near Progress London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
U28 The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Progress
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Giraffe - Brunswick Centre
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
19-21 Brunswick Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Progress
The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours and big portions too. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15-17 Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Progress
This branch of the popular pizza/pasta chain Strada is in the Brunswick Centre, a popular destination for eating out and shopping in the Bloomsbury area. The ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Progress

Near Progress
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Progress
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Progress
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Progress
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Progress gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from Progress
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Progress
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 8 minutes from Progress
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Progress

The best pubs near London Progress.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Progress
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Progress
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Progress
... More
 
 
 
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Progress clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Progress
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Progress
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Progress
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Progress.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | Same location as Progress
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Progress
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Progress
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 

The Foundling Museum events

 
Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies And BloomsburySir Jacob Epstein: Babies And BloomsburySir Jacob Epstein: Babies And BloomsburyThe Foundling Museum's winter exhibition explores the life and work of Modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein. Babies and Bloomsbury concentrates on two of his inspirations - children, many of which he drew and sculpted, and Bloomsbury, where he lived between 1914 and 1927. It features bronzes, drawings and archive photographs of the artist, his children28th February 2015Sunday 10th May 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture
DATES  30th January to 10th May 2015
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
The Foundling Museum's winter exhibition explores the life and work of Modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein. Babies and Bloomsbury concentrates on two of his inspirations - children, many of which he drew and sculpted, and Bloomsbury, where he lived between 1914 and 1927. It features bronzes, drawings and archive photographs of the artist, his children... More about this event
 
Foundlings At War: Military BandsFoundlings At War: Military Bands28th February 2015Monday 5th October 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Ongoing
Foundlings At War: Military Bands
Superman Was A FoundlingSuperman Was A FoundlingAward-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role in our culture.28th February 2015Thursday 30th April 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Superman Was A Foundling
Tony McManusTony McManusTony McManus performs a selection of Celtic and traditional music.5th March 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Tony McManus
London Handel Festival: The Amade PlayersLondon Handel Festival: The Amade PlayersTo mark the 300th anniversary of Handel's birth the ensemble performs some of his best loved works, including Ode For The Birthday Of Queen Anne.11th March 2015Wednesday 11th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
London Handel Festival: The Amade Players
Lunchtime ConcertLunchtime ConcertViolist Luba Tunnicliffe performs suites by Prokofiev, JS Bach and Brahms.12th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Lunchtime Concert
Sunday ConcertSunday ConcertPianist Richard Allum performs a programme of works.15th March 2015Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Sunday Concert
Bach To Baby Family Concert In BloomsburyBach To Baby Family Concert In BloomsburyThe Inner Voice: Lower than the violin, higher than the cello, the wonderful viola makes a sound that's sweet and mellow. Discover the heart of the string family in music from across the centuries.19th March 2015Thursday 19th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Bach To Baby Family Concert In Bloomsbury
Clock Conservation DayClock Conservation DayWatch whilst conservators and students work on the Museum's collection of historic clocks.28th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Clock Conservation Day
London Handel Festival: Singalong DayLondon Handel Festival: Singalong DaySing along to Handel's Messiah.28th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
London Handel Festival: Singalong Day
 

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Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies And Bloomsbury
Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies And Bloomsbury
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2015 

The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum's winter exhibition explores the life and work of Modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein. Babies and Bloomsbury concentrates on ...More

 
El Anatsui: Selected Works
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2015 

October Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

A solo exhibition by the internationally acclaimed artist, focusing on an array of magnificent metal wall-hanging sculptures, including works displayed ...More

Eleesha Drennan: Channel Rose
Dance | Until 28th February 2015 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

A contemporary production exploring optimism, freedom and the struggle for utopia, featuring an original live score composed by Mark Bowden ...More

Big Chill Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 2015 

The Big Chill House 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Classic, cosmic, nu and deep disco across two rooms courtesy of James Hillard, The London Disco Society, Tim Ross, Dappa, ...More

Richard Serra: Backdoor Pipeline, Ramble, Dead Load, London Cross
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2015 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Four large works by the San Francisco-born minimalist sculptor....More

DJ Sets From Bombay Bicycle Club, Dexters and XFM
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 2015 

Scala 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

The Mercury Music Prize-nominated indie outfit spins classic alt rock, supported by Dexters and XFM DJs....More

Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring ...More

 
 
 
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