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January 2018

©Genko Genkov (1923-2006). Landscape

Exhibition: The Land of Roses

January 9, 2018 - January 19, 2018

On the occasion of Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, the Embassy of Bulgaria in London and the 12 Star Gallery present an exhibition of 20th century Bulgarian art, predominantly from the collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Land of Roses Exhibition is showcasing work of the abstract and figurative by various leading Bulgarian painters over the last 50 years. Yet, this only in…

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Dr Janet Elizabeth Owen’s ‘Anglo-Saxon Winchester: birthplace of a nation?’

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Our lecture series therefore begins with Dr Janet Elizabeth Owen’s ‘Anglo-Saxon Winchester: birthplace of a nation?’ The talk will centre on the Anglo-Saxon places, dwellings and people described in the ‘Winton Domesday.’

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Exhibition: Irena Sendler 1910 – 2008

January 24, 2018 - February 2, 2018
Free

2018, will see the introduction of our new multi-panel “Irena Sendler Travelling Exhibitions”. These will be on display at our events, schools, conferences and at other venues throughout the country.

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The Castle

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The end of January will see John Goodall presenting his lecture on 'The Castle' at our season of Architectural Heritage lectures at the Europe House in London.

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February 2018

Houses of Power

February 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

We will be starting the beginning of February with another lecture at the Europe House in London; Dr Simon Thurley will holding a talk on 'Houses of Power.'

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Translating Europe: Unlocking the Black Box of Translators’ Eyes and Mind

This event is part of a series of Translating Europe regional workshops being held all over Europe and funded by the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission. These workshops aim to bring together academics, students, practitioners and employers from the world of translation so that they can network, share knowledge and hone best practices. This event will focus on…

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The Houses of Robert Adam – Lectures on Architectural Heritage

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm

Carrying on our season of lectures held at the Europe House in London; Jeremy Musson (LLb MPhil) will holding a talk on 'The Houses of Robert Adam.'

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Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?

February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Finishing our season of lectures held at the Europe House in London; Dr Tim Brittain-Catlin will holding a talk on ‘Pugin's House - A Home for all Europe?.’ This lecture will on the domestic architecture and planning of the architect, with Dr Brittain-Catlin's focusing on Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin who is seen as the father of the house of the professional man or bourgeois, typically at his seminal design for…

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May 2018

The Hilali Network presents: Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Re-Design in Education

May 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Free

The Hilali Network is a collaboration between project partners working hard and hand-in-hand on social impact projects.  This hands-on workshop is aimed at empowering the next generation living curricula for those working across Europe and globally in Cultural Heritage education. A living curriculum can support cross-cultural understandings of cultural heritage in Europe and the celebration of cultural differences. To do this,…

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July 2018

The Frontiers of the Roman Empire

July 18, 2018 - August 10, 2018

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 the North of England Civic Trust (NECT) is organising an exhibition at the 12 Star Gallery from
18 July – 10 August 2018.

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Frontiers of the Roman Empire – A Cultural Connection Spanning 1900 years in Europe

July 18, 2018 - August 10, 2018

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the North of England Civic Trust (NECT), the UK Co-ordinator, will organise an exhibition at the 12 Star Gallery from 18 July – 10 August 2018. The Frontiers of the Roman Empire is a historical zone that spans Europe and its 1,900 years history. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage…

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October 2018

Turbulent Neighbours: 300 years of Europeans in London

October 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, Europe House, the home of the European Commission Representation in the UK  is hosting a series of five lectures by historians, all on Thursday evenings, the first taking place on 4th October.  Lectures will last for approximately one hour, finishing at 7.30pm The first lecture is being given by Professor Jerry…

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Three Circles: Britain and Europe in the Age of Empire

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, Europe House, the home of the European Commission Representation in the UK  is hosting a series of five lectures by historians, all on Thursday evenings, the second taking place on 11th October.  Lectures will last for approximately one hour, finishing at 7.30pm This second lecture is being given by Professor Jan…

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Englishmen Abroad in the Reign of Henry VIII

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

To mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, Europe House, the home of the European Commission Representation in the UK  is hosting a series of five lectures by historians, all on Thursday evenings, the third taking place on 18th October.  Lectures will last for approximately one hour, finishing at 7.30pm The third lecture is being given by Dr Susan…

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War and Peace in 19th Century Europe

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The fourth in a series of five lectures by historians hosted by Europe House, the home of the European Commission Representation in the UK as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage activities. This lecture is being given by Professor Sir Richard Evans of the University of Cambridge.  Entry to lectures is free, but places are limited, so booking…

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November 2018

Lutyens and the Classical Survival

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The first in a series of four lectures being held at Europe House in London on Thursday evenings in November, celebrating 20th Century Architecture, organised by Dr Roderick O'Donnell, FSA. The first lecture is being given by Dr Julian Holder, Departmental Lecturer in Architectural History at the University of Oxford.  His forthcoming book "Beauty's Awakening: The Architecture of the Arts…

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Spanish/Female/Photographer – A Story Half Told

November 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Free

Spain joined the ranks of the nations that embraced the new medium of photography very shortly after its invention in the 19th century.  Over time it has contributed to the development of this important element of European cultural heritage with many names of note and continues to do so to this day.  However, the work and achievements of its female…

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Bauhaus Goes West

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The second in a series of four lectures taking place at Europe House in November on 20th Century Architecture, organised by Dr Roderick O'Donnell, FSA. Tonight's lecture is given by Alan Powers, who teaches at the London School of Architecture and elsewhere. His book,"Bauhaus goes West: Modern Art and Design in Britain and America" is due to be published in…

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Brutalism: 20th Century Architecture

November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The third in a series of four lectures to be held at Europe House in November on 20th century architecture, organised by Dr Roderick O'Donnell, FSA. Tonight's lecture is being given by Elain Harwood, a historian with Historic England, and co-editor of the series Twentieth Century Architecture, the journal of the 20th Century Society. Her book, "Space, Hope and Brutalism"…

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The Twentieth Century: A Retrospective

November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The final lecture in this series on 20th century architecture being held at Europe House and organised by Dr Roderick O'Donnell, FSA. The speaker, Andrew Saint, was the General Editor of the Survey of London from 2006-2016 and has been associated with the series for many years. He was Professor of Architecture at Cambridge from 2006-2015, and has written widely…

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December 2018

Thomas Cromwell: A Statesman at the Heart of Europe

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The final in a series of five lectures by historians, hosted by Europe House, the home of the European Commission Representation in the UK as part of their contribution to the European Year of Cultural Heritage. This final lecture is being given by Professor Sir Diarmaid MacCulloch of the University of Oxford and will take place on Thursday 6th December,…

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What Would You Take? Exhibition at the 12 Star Gallery

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Curated by the writer Frances Stonor Saunders in collaboration with the Estonian photographer Kaupo Kikkas, this exhibition offers a view into the personal stories of individuals who are bearers for the memory of migration, as seen through the cherished objects they have chosen for the journey. What would you take if you had to leave home?  What can be spirited…

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