2016 Events

Exhibitions

2016 - 2017

 

May 2016 - May 2017  The Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla in California is showing 'Art Meets Cartography: The World of MacDonald Gill', an exhibition presenting its recently acquired Max posters, alongside a selection of American pictorial maps.  http://www.lajollamapmuseum.org

July 22nd 2016 - April 3rd 2017 The National Library of Scotland exhibition 'You are Here: a journey through maps' includes the Cable and Wireless Great Circle map in the “world” section.  NLoS, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW.  www.nls.uk

November 4th 2016 - March 1st 2017 The British Library exhibition 'Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line'  shows the Great Circle Map and the original artwork for the Atlantic Charter map.  www.bl.uk

April 1st - October 2017 Kelmarsh Hall, Northants, 'MacDonald Gill: Charting his Age'. www.kelmarsh.com

Nursery Rhymes of London Town case display
June 6th - July 28th                         Hammersmith Central Library, Shepherds Bush Road. London W6 7AT
September 13th - October 8th     City of Westminster Archives Centre St Ann's Street, London SW1P 2DE
October 11th to November 12th   Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX
November 15th to December 3rd Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, London SW6 5NX

 

July 22nd 2016 - April 3rd 2017   The National Library of Scotland exhibition 'You are Here: a journey through maps' includes the Cable and Wireless Great Circle map in the “world” section.  NLoS, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
www.nls.uk

 

 

Talks

September 13th - October 8th City of Westminster Archives Centre St Ann's Street, London SW1P 2DE

Talk on Monday 3rd October 6pm.
https://www.westminster.gov.uk/archives

October 5th - December 18th Burgh House & Hampstead Museum hosts a small exhibition on Nursery Rhymes of London Town - this will present more detailed displays relating to Eleanor, a Hampstead resident, as well as two Max maps:  a 1914 By Paying Us Your Pennies Wonderground print and Lands of Literature.
Talk on Friday 11th November 2pm
http://www.burghhouse.org.uk/

Talk on Monday 10th October 6pm at Hammersmith Library, Shepherd's Bush Road, London W6 7AT

October 11th to November 12th  Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX
Talk on Thursday 27th October 6.30pm
https://www.rbkc.gov.uk

November 15th to December 3rd Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, London SW6 5NX
Talk on Tuesday 22nd November 6.30pm)  
https://www.lbhf.gov.uk

December 5th to January 28th 2017 Holborn Library (Local Studies) , 32-38, Theobalds Road London WC1X 8PA
Talk on Thursday 12th January 715pm pm                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Nursery Rhymes talks will be given by Anne Harvey and Caroline Walker.  Anne is a writer, teacher, actress and presenter who has edited more than 24 anthologies of poetry and is Eleanor Farjeon's literary executor.  Caroline is MacDonald Gill's great-niece and creator of MacDonald Gill's website.
 

Other talks (speaker Caroline Walker)

Tuesday 1st November 8.30pm 'Discovering MacDonald Gill: Architect, Artist and Mapmaker' at St Mary's College, University of Durham  (college members & guests only)

Monday 12th December 6.30pm 'MacDonald Gill: Mapping his Age', at Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX https://www.rbkc.gov.uk

Thursday 19th January 7.30pm Dorset County Decorative & Fine Art Society, ‘Discovering MacDonald Gill: Architect, Artist and Mapmaker’. http://dorsetcountydfas.org.uk/

100 Years of 'Nursery Rhymes of London Town'
A talk about Eleanor Farjeon's much-loved book by Anne Harvey and Caroline Walker (see article above).  Anne Harvey is a writer, teacher, actress and presenter who has edited more than 24 anthologies of poetry and is Eleanor Farjeon's literary executor.

 

Wednesday 27th July 11am at Askew Road Library. 87-91 Askew Road, London W12 9AS
https://www.lbhf.gov.uk/libraries

 

Monday 3rd October 6pm at City of Westminster Archives Centre, St Ann's Street, London SW1P 2DE
https://www.westminster.gov.uk/archives

 

Thursday 27th October 6.30pm at Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX
https://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

Tuesday 22nd November (time tbc)  at Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, London SW6 5NX
https:/www.lbhf.gov.uk

 

Tuesday 1st November Discovering MacDonald Gill: Architect, Artist and Mapmaker at St Mary's College, University of Durham (college members & guests only)
 

Tuesday 29th November 6.30pm
MacDonald Gill: Mapping his Age, at Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX
https://www.rbkc.gov.uk