Category: Camden

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Paul Guest

Walter Sickert (1860-1942)

A protean character Walter Richard Sickert was a natural cosmopolitan. Born in Munich of a Danish-German father and Anglo-Irish mother, he had a full command of English, German and French,

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Sue McCarthy

Radical Theatre in Camden

Camden has a long and honourable history of radical theatre, from social and political issues of the day in the 19th century to the first on-stage nudity in a public

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Paula Pickin

Hogarth and the Foundling Museum

The Borough of Camden is home to many museums and galleries, the most well known probably being the British Museum located in Bloomsbury. But Camden is also home to many

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Kirstie Shedden

The British Museum

In the photo above you can see the wonderful nineteenth century British Museum building we know today, designed by the architect Sir Robert Smirke in Greek revival style. The magnificent

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Richard Cohen

The Art of Bloomsbury podcast

This is a recording of a short interview for Bloomsbury Radio that took place during the recent Bloomsbury Festival with Richard Cohen being asked a few questions by Damilola Michelle

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Lynette Denzey

Art in the Underground

Frank Pick’s legacy This will be my third Blog based on Camden’s tube stations and I do feel I am becoming extremely familiar with, and rather fond of, all 17

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Amber The American Tour Guide

P L Travers and Mary Poppins

Tourists to London often flock to visit locations they have seen in films. With some of the most iconic landmarks on the planet, rich historic locations are used to make

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Sylvia McNamara

Doris Lessing

A life in books I first read the Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (1919- 2013 ) in my twenties, when I was working in Tanzania, East Africa  as a Volunteer

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