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May 2021

KQ Virtual Private View: The Silk Road, A Living History

13 05 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join the Knowledge Quarter for our series of Virtual Private Views, showcasing the cultural offering of our square mile in the digital realm. The Aga Khan Foundation UK present an an exclusive virtual private view of their open-air photography exhibition about the people, places and cultures encountered across 17 countries between the UK and China along the ancient Silk Road.

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August 2021

KQ Private View: Quentin Blake’s Gifted

24 08 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join the Knowledge Quarter for our series of Virtual Private Views, showcasing the cultural offering of our square mile in the digital realm. The Foundling Museum present an incredible gift of works from Sir Quentin Blake, with newly commissioned poetry that responds to his drawings as part of the Foundling’s programme of live and digital events – What do you think about when you think about nothing?

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September 2021

KQ Virtual Private View: Joy and Tranquillity

30 09 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join the Knowledge Quarter for our series of Virtual Private Views, showcasing the cultural offering of our square mile in the digital realm. This Summer, the Wellcome Collection launches On Happiness, a season of free events, activities and two exhibitions - Joy and Tranquillity - which bring together voices from across the cultural, scientific and spiritual fields to reflect on the elusive subject of happiness.

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October 2021

KQ Private View: Outwitting Cancer – Making Sense of Nature’s Enigma

6 10 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road
London , NW1 1AT United Kingdom
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Join the Knowledge Quarter for the first of our post-lockdown in person private views, in partnership with the Francis Crick Institute. Through an immersive art-installation, and a series of extraordinary films, you’ll discover the big questions, hopes and challenges that drive these remarkable scientists to try and outsmart this constantly evolving disease.

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March 2022

Income Inequality in the Knowledge Quarter

3 03 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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According to the latest ONS Household Finances Survey, the gap between the richest in society and the rest of the population has widened over the last 10 years. For this special conference legacy event, a panel of economists and policy experts will discuss the causes and impacts of pay and income inequality on KQ organisations and the area they call home.

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KQ Private View: Slade 150

9 03 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online,

While we have to take a break from our in-person private views, we are working with curators to bring the KQ’s cultural offering to the digital realm! Join us at 3pm on Wednesday 9th March for an online experience brought to you by the UCL Slade School of Fine Art and UCL Culture.

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KQ Policy and Public Affairs Network: Levelling Up

16 03 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GuildHE, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9HB United Kingdom
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For this special event brought to you in partnership with GuildHE, policy and public affairs experts from across the Knowledge Quarter will present their response to the Government's Levelling Up white paper, to discuss what it means for Kings Cross, London, and beyond.

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April 2022

KQ Private View: Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics

21 04 2022 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The Founding Museum, 40 Brunswick Square
London, WC1N 1AZ United Kingdom
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This spring, the Foundling Museum presents the first major exhibition to explore the representation of foundlings, orphans, adoptees, and foster children in comics. Join us for a private view exploring over a century of mainstream comics, graphic novels and sequential art from around the world.

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May 2022

KQ Private View: The World of Stonehenge

3 05 2022 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
British Museum, Great Russell St
London, WC1B 3DG United Kingdom
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In this special private view of their blockbuster exhibition, the British Museum will reveal the secrets of Stonehenge, shining a light on its purpose, cultural power and the people that created it.

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June 2022

KQ Private View: Central Saint Martins Degree Show

16 06 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross
London, N1C 4AA United Kingdom
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Free

For the first time in two years Central Saint Martins are opening their doors and hosting a physical end-of-year show. Reflecting the creative energy and joy of being back together, this is the first time all disciplines will be showing at the same time and in the same place. Join us to meet the artists, designers and innovators of the future as they spring into the world.

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