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Oct
3
Thu
House of Life exhibition @ Willesden Library, London
Oct 3 2019 – Feb 16 2020 all-day
House of Life exhibition @ Willesden Library, London | England | United Kingdom

A never before seen showcase of the heritage of Willesden Jewish Cemetery, London’s preeminent Victorian Jewish Cemetery, established in 1873.

The House of Life Exhibition previews new displays of the cemetery’s rich history, ahead of its opening to the wider public in 2020.

The exhibition introduces visitors to the  lives of selected individuals buried there, describes the Jewish approach to death and mourning, and gives a glimpse of the the cemetery buildings and landscape. 
The displays further invite us all to reflect on the people we have lost and how we like to remember them. 

The exhibition is presented by the United Synagogue in partnership with Brent Museum and Archives.

Researched by volunteers and designed by Philip Simpson Design, the exhibition is part of the House of Life heritage project of the United Synagogue, which is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

 

Jan
22
Wed
Songs Unearthed: Music from Willesden Jewish Cemetery @ The Library at Willesden Green
Jan 22 @ 19:00 – 23:45
Songs Unearthed: Music from Willesden Jewish Cemetery @ The Library at Willesden Green | England | United Kingdom

A specially curated programme of music spanning many genres. Numbers familiar from stage and screen will surprise you with their connections to Willesden.  Event for adults.

Admission £8, Concessions (job-seekers, students, over 65): £4

Booking – www.theus.org.uk/exhibition

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