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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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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  38% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 3 minutes from Progress
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  24% 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
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £76  22% off
Southampton Row, WC1B | 6 minutes from Progress
The gorgeous Victorian building that houses the Thistle Bloomsbury Park is tall enough to offer great views of London from the top rooms. Located between the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Child's Play
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd February to 30th April 2017
Progress, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | Same location as Progress
Child's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at play in diverse environments around the ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 24th March 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
Progress, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from Progress
...More
 
 
 
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The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th November 2016 to 16th April 2017 - 10am-5pm
Progress, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 5 minutes from Progress
John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Progress
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... 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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Progress
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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, Bloomsbury, London 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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The best shops and markets near Progress
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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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School of Life
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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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31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London 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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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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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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The best pubs near London Progress.
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The Harrison
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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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Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
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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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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
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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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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | Same location as Progress
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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
 
 
 

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Child's PlayChild's PlayChild's PlayChild's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at play in diverse environments around the world. Taking place at a time when up to 13 million children have been displaced due to armed conflict, the exhibition comes as a reminder of our responsibility to ensure that all children ac2017-03-24T10:00:00+00002017-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING  Adult £7.50, concession £5.50, under 16s Free
DATES  3rd February to 30th April 2017
VENUE  The Foundling Museum 
Child's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at play in diverse environments around the world. Taking place at a time when up to 13 million children have been displaced due to armed conflict, the exhibition comes as a reminder of our responsibility to ensure that all children ac... More about this event
 
7 Week Criminal And Forensic Psychology Course7 Week Criminal And Forensic Psychology CourseLiterary & Education, Conference.2017-03-28T18:30:00+01002017-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Play PhotographyPlay PhotographyLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-04-04T10:30:00+01002017-04-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Knots & RopesKnots & RopesLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-04-07T10:30:00+01002017-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Foundling Museum, 40  Brunswick Square      WC1N 1AZ
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Free EventOn Soon
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Folk At The Foundling: Jimmy And Sid & Samantha WhatesFolk At The Foundling: Jimmy And Sid & Samantha Whates2017-04-28T19:00:00+01002017-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Folk At The Foundling: Jimmy And Sid & Samantha Whates
 

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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Concerts | Until 31st March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Progress

Kasper Holten ends his tenure as The Royal Opera's Director of Opera with this new production of Wagner's opera about ...More

 
The Royal Ballet: Human Seasons / After The Rain / Flight Pattern
Dance | Until 24th March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Progress

The company celebrates contemporary ballet which includes new work by Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite, The Human Seasons by visionary British ...More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Progress

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Progress

A collection of designs and findings drawn from new research that the RCA has developed through public workshops with over ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Progress

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

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Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Progress

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

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Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Progress

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
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Limehouse
Theatre | Until 15th April 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Progress

A thrilling new drama by Steve Waters, Limehouse fictionalises a power struggle at the heart of British politics in 1981 ...More

 
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Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
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