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Navigating the Dreams of an Icon: Cy Grant Grand Finale

  1. Date:
    18 February 2017
    London Metropolitan Archives
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    10:00 - 16:00
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    ​Join us to view archives and enjoy performances inspired by an icon. Young and old are invited to learn and share reminiscences in celebration of Guyanese born Cy Grant, RAF WWII Navigator, actor, singer, author, poet, multi-ethnic arts organiser, and the first black celebrity to regularly appear on British television.  (Presented by Cy Grant Trust, in partnership with LMA and Windrush Foundation, and supported by Heritage Lottery Fund)
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Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts
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Between 1700 and 1900, Britain stopped punishing the bodies of convicts and increasingly sought to reform their minds. Exile and forced labour in Australia and incarceration in penitentiaries became the dominant modes of punishment. This exhibition uses the collections of LMA to trace the impact of these punishments on convict lives.

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