Author Archives: Anna Walsh

Cycle September

Cycle September is here, and there’s only one thing for it – look at some books on bicycle design or consider how the bicycle can be a work of art. Marcel Duchamp managed famously with one of his first readymades … Continue reading

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Money Money Money

The new polymer £10 note featuring Jane Austen is to go into circulation on September the 14th, and the Bank of England Museum are commemorating the event with an exhibition exploring the literary connections of the bank. Aldgate library has … Continue reading

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Aldgate in Camera

Aldgate in Camera is a public exhibition organised by  Aldgate Community Events exhibiting images of Aldgate through the years, displayed as close as possible to the original place it was taken. As well as the photos, there are mini exhibitions … Continue reading

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World Honey Bee Day

August the 19th is World Honey Bee Day, and London Metropolitan University will be celebrating on Friday 18th August with trips for staff and students to see our own honey bee hives on the top of the Rocket building at the … Continue reading

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Russian Revolution

2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and has seen numerous exhibitions and events commemorating this extraordinary period in history. “The Russian Revolution stretched from February to October 1917 (Julian calendar), and it was one of the most significant … Continue reading

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Visible Body online resource

‘Visible Body’ is an online resource, now available to London Met staff and students.  It is an interactive human anatomy atlas that allows users to manipulate the torso and strip away layers to reveal muscles, nerves, skeletal structure etc., and to … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

The Design Museum in London currently has an exhibition on about California Design in its new home on Kensington High Street. ‘California: Designing Freedom’ explores the California cool phenomenon, from the 1960s hippies to Facebook, and everything inbetween, that has … Continue reading

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London Festival of Architecture

London Festival of Architecture is on throughout June, with hundreds of events and exhibitions on throughout the city, under the theme of ‘memory’. The Cass will be involved with several events, including  ‘Graffiti, Memory and the City’, a panel discussion … Continue reading

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New E-Resource of plays available

London Met libraries has recently subscribed to a collection of ebooks called ‘Nick Hern Books’, which is one of the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publishers. The collection has approximately 400 plays that can be found on the library catalogue by … Continue reading

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London History Day

Historic England will be celebrating its first ever London History Day on the 31st of May – the date that Big Ben first began keeping time in 1859! There will be special displays and one off events for one day … Continue reading

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