Tag: Fitzrovia

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

To mark International Women’s Day this month, we invite you to come and hear extracts from Mary Wollstonecraft’s classic proto-feminist tract, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects. Written in 1792, the book states: “my main argument is built on this simple principle, that if [woman] be not...

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Pass through Fitzrovia’s Fitzroy Square and you’ll spot a blue plaque which marks the time one of our greatest writers lived there (1907 to 1911). Virginia Woolf, novelist, critic, playwright, a towering woman of letters, moved to the square with her brother Adrian in April of that year. She wrote: ‘ All the lights in...

Dwelling

Dwelling

Come with us on a journey though the dwellings of Fitzrovia. Explore what our neighbours display in their places of rest. Listen to free talks on art, beauty and the domestic setting. Enter our Dwelling.

Come visit our dwelling at the chapel this November

Come visit our dwelling at the chapel this November

This November, join us as we explore ideas about beauty, attachment and design in our second exhibition, Dwelling. With works and images gathered from homes, hotels, the BT Tower, the Indian YMCA and nooks and crannies all across Fitzrovia, the show will be a fascinating study of the objects which sit in our hearts as...

9 Oct 201810 Apr 2019