The Cultural Directory

Meet the people and organisations who are creating amazing cultural activities around the world.
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The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum explores the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK's first children's charity and first public art gallery. The Foundling Hospital, which continues today as the children's charity Coram, was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram to care for babies at risk of abandonment. Instrumental in helping Coram realise his vision were the artist William Hogarth and the composer George Frideric Handel. Their creative generosity set the template for the ways in which the arts can support philanthropy. Through a dynamic programme of exhibitions and events the Museum celebrates the ways in which artists of all disciplines have helped improve children's lives for over 275 years.
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United Kingdom

Barbican Centre

Barbican Centre

The Barbican innovates with an international programme that crosses artforms, uniting outstanding artists and adventurous partners. We invest in the artists of today and tomorrow, commissioning work, training professionals and presenting in London and around the world.
Country: 
United Kingdom

Chickenshed Theatre

Chickenshed Theatre

Chickenshed is an inclusive theatre company that first began in 1974. Primarily based at our own purpose-built venue in North London, we create professional theatre for all ages and run successful outreach projects, education courses and membership programmes throughout the year.
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United Kingdom

Cast, Doncaster

Cast, Doncaster

Cast is Doncaster's Performance Venue. A place where you can watch incredible shows, share creative ideas and be inspired. Here is a place to enjoy everything from comedy to jazz, plays to ballet, gigs to family shows and much, much more. Photo by Ben Harrison.
Country: 
United Kingdom

The British Museum

The British Museum

Founded in 1753, the British Museum was the first national public museum in the world. From the outset it was a museum of the world, for the world, and this idea still lies at the heart of the Museum’s mission today. The collection tells the stories of cultures across the world, from the dawn of human history, over two million years ago, to the present. Objects range from the earliest tools made by humans and treasures from the ancient world to more recent acquisitions from Africa, Oceania and the Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, as well as the national collections of prints and drawings, and coins and medals. In addition to work in London, the Museum takes part in an extensive programme of loans and tours, both across the UK and throughout the world.
Country: 
United Kingdom

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