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  1. Title:
    Child Health in London exhibition
    Date:
    19-11-2018 - 09-04-2019
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Cost:
    Free. During normal opening hours
    Event description:
    Child Health in London explores the history of the health of the capital's children. It’s a story of young lives blighted by deprivation and disease with little hope of a cure, transformed by breakthroughs in diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and underpinned by advances in public health and science, public administration, the caring institutions and the medical profession. From the medical records of the Foundling Hospital, established in the 18th century by Thomas Coram, one of the first pioneers of child care, through the records of children's hospitals and clinics founded in the 19th century, to those of the school health services set up by the London County Council in the 20th, this exhibition makes connections in a sometimes fragmented history and a provides a fascinating background to the issues facing children and young people in London today.
  2. Title:
    Making Music Together: A celebration of leisure-time music in the UK
    Date:
    16-01-2019 - 23-03-2019
    Location:
    Barbican Library : Barbican Music Library
    Time:
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    An exhibition celebrating the scale and breadth of the leisure-time music scene and the positive impact it has.
  3. Title:
    Writing Course with Rachel Knightley
    Date:
    26-01-2019
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free. To attend this free first session only, email Rachel at http://greeninkwritersgym.com/contact at above link.
    Event description:
    Foundation Stage: Your Creative Writing Toolkit Boost your skills and confidence.
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