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Charles Dickens' Gads Hill to be opened to the public

This the house in which Dickens died in 1870. BBC News - Charles Dickens' Kent home to be opened to the public

Workshop on the sensuous object (smell and touch, ambience, aesthetic, visual thinking, tacit knowledge, sound and seduction), 29-30 September

A very interesting workshop in Copenhagen Workshop on the sensuous object (smell and touch, ambience, aesthetic, visual thinking, tacit knowledge, sound and seduction), 29-30 September : "Workshop on the sensuous object (smell and touch, ambience, aesthetic, visual thinking, tacit knowledge, sound and seduction), 29-30 September"

Free Guided Walks this weekend

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        sorry about the lack of notice but there are a lot of free walks this weekend given by walk London To see them click here:   http://www.walk4life.info/events/*/1292/*/*   -- If you do not want to receive any more newsletters, this link To update your preferences and to unsubscribe visit this link

Walk London - free walks around London this weekend

Here is a list of free walks around London this weekend Walk London

Londonist - a web site for london

This is a website all about London it has some fascinating content including mental maps of London Victoria maps and much about things to do in an about London About Us | Londonist

We didn't kill off Neanderthals!

New dating evidence suggests Neanderthal died out before homo sapiens reached Europe. So that's one genocide claim that won't be going to the United Nations! Not such a bad species after all perhaps - us homo saps! Dating of Neanderthal fossil suggests they died out earlier than previously thought - University of Oxford

My next walk is the Archaeology of Roman London Walk 4th June

My next walk is the Archaeology of Roman London, St. Paul underground Station exit 2, 10:45, 4th of June 2011. The walk will look at Life in Roman London as well as the rise and fall of Roman London

Current Fashions in Museum display by Salon 254

The following was reported in Salon 254 from the Society of Antiquaries 'Current fashions in museum display Fellow John Blair’s thoughts in the last issue of Salon on new museum displays and the regrettable sidelining of people with real knowledge in their planning and execution, struck a chord with many Fellows. Fellow Lucilla Burn (whose own much-lauded reorganisation of the Fitzwilliam’s collection of Greek and Roman antiquities was a model of how such things should be done) responded to say: ‘My impression is that a lively debate about museum displays, including many of the issues that exercise John Blair, is already in existence. But maybe it takes place too much amongst members of the museum community and within the pages of the Museums Journal, and not everyone who would like to voice an opinion feels he or she has a place to do so. ‘May I draw Fellows' attention to a conference we are holding in Cambridge on 23 September 2011, called “The Past on Display”, where aca

Charity Giving by txt message

JustTextGiving Mobile phone operator Vodaphone and online giving platform JustGiving have collaborated on the development of new software to enable free charity donations via text message. Donors will be able to donate up to £10 at a time under the scheme, which will be free for charities to sign up to and will redistribute 100% of the proceeds. href="http://www.justgiving.com/JustTextGiving?gclid=CJ_T9NXs5KgCFcOEDgodbk_-Cw">JustTextGiving Source News Update for London’s Museums 16/05/2011

Late night culture club | Press Coverage of the Old Operating Theatre Museum

Late night culture club | Events