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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 7TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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Dates:
6th June 2014 until 7th September 2014
 
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Admission is included with entry ticket to the main museum galleries
 

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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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Underground Stations

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Brunswick Square NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  38% 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  33% 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 > Apartment > Apartment   from £60  23% 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 13 minutes from Progress
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...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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Evita
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th September to 1st November 2014
Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 13 minutes from Progress
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita comes to London's Dominion Theatre for 55 shows from September 2014. With a number of previous adaptations, including the ...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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London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | Same location as Progress
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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?
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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
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
19-21, Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, 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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Leisure near Progress

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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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
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.
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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
 
 
 
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Progress
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Progress

Progress clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Progress

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
 
 
 
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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

 
Foundlings At War: TalkFoundlings At War: TalkFocused talk with curator Stephanie Chapman.21st October 2014Tuesday 21st October 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Today Only
Foundlings At War: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Tuesday 21st October 2014 - 3pm-3.30pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Focused talk with curator Stephanie Chapman.
Dawn ChorusDawn Chorus21st October 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Dawn Chorus
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
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.21st October 2014Thursday 30th April 2015 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Superman Was A Foundling
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  14th June 2014 to 30th April 2015
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role in our culture.
Bach To BabyBach To BabyIntroduce your children to classical music in this concert series which aims to introduce babies to the works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin and many others in a fun and enjoyable way.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Bach To Baby
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 10.30am-11.30am
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Introduce your children to classical music in this concert series which aims to introduce babies to the works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin and many others in a fun and enjoyable way.
Family Workshop: Amazing ArchitectureFamily Workshop: Amazing ArchitectureCreative workshop for families.28th October 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Workshop: Amazing Architecture
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 10.30am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Creative workshop for families.
Family Workshop: Leeches and LesionsFamily Workshop: Leeches and LesionsCreative activity for families.29th October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Workshop: Leeches and Lesions
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 10.30am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Creative activity for families.
Beer StreetBeer StreetDr Steven Parissien leads an evening of beer tasting. Taste porter, IPA and, stout. Suitable for visitors over the age of 18.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Beer Street
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Dr Steven Parissien leads an evening of beer tasting. Taste porter, IPA and, stout. Suitable for visitors over the age of 18.
Family Workshop: Halloween SpecialFamily Workshop: Halloween SpecialCreative activity for families.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Workshop: Halloween Special
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 31st October 2014 at 10.30am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Creative activity for families.
Foundling SundayFoundling SundayTalk about medical charlatans plus a concert performance.2nd November 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Foundling Sunday
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Sunday 2nd November 2014 - 2pm-4pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Talk about medical charlatans plus a concert performance.
Leander KippenbergLeander KippenbergA recital by cellist Leander Kippenberg in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.13th November 2014Thursday 13th November 2014 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
Category: event
On Soon
Leander Kippenberg
event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Thursday 13th November 2014 - 1pm-2pm
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
A recital by cellist Leander Kippenberg in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.
 

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Dawn Chorus
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum

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Foundlings At War: Talk
Exhibitions | On 21st October 2014 

The Foundling Museum

Focused talk with curator Stephanie Chapman....More

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

African Contemporary Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2014 

October Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

A new solo exhibition from Owusu-Ankomah. Working in a new palette of colours, the large-scale paintings reflect the artist's fascination ...More

Mail Rail: An Exhibition Of Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

British Postal Museum & Archive 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Photographs taken throughout the Mail Rail network by Bradley Photography, Northumberland, documenting postal and transport history....More

LCDS: MA Projects
Dance | Until 22nd October 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

A programme of dance performed by talented post graduate students....More

Ballet Level 1: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 9th December 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Learn the art of ballet....More

Contemporary Level 1: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 2nd December 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Dance class....More

Contemporary Introduction: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 2nd December 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Learn the basic techniques of contemporary dance....More

Contemporary Level 3: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 2nd December 2014 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Fast paced, challenging classes....More

 
 
 
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