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The Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum

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The Gerald Coke Handel Collection at the Foundling Museum comprises over 12,000 items from the eighteenth century to the present, and is a major research resource for the study of Handel and his contemporaries. Handel was a major benefactor of the Foundling Hospital, a home for children founded...

ASWs past and future: a personal reflection

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My diary tells me that Friday 17th April should have been the first day of the 2020 Annual Study Weekend in Leeds. Planning for the conference had taken more than a year and at the last Conference Committee meeting held on March 11th most of the final details were in place and the committee was...

IAML Annual Study Weekend, April 17-19, 2020, postponed to 2021

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As a result of COVID-19 precautions the IAML (UK & Irl) Conference Committee regrets to announce that the 2020 Annual Study Weekend has had to be postponed. It will now take place from 9th - 11th April 2021, at the same venue: Weetwood Hall, a Grade II listed building, and part of the...

Don't miss the Public Libraries Seminar

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Loxley House, Nottingham

The 2019 Music in Public Libraries Seminar will take place on Friday 27th September from 1pm to 4.30pm in the ground floor Committee Room of Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, close to Nottingham railway station and the city centre.

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A very successful seminar

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Nottingham City Council's Loxley House turned out to be the perfect venue for the "Music in Public Libraries" seminar on Friday, 27 September, with 17 attendees travelling from locations from across from country for a lively afternoon of discussions and updates. Nigel Hawkins, Nottingham City...

Academic Music Librarians' seminar, Cardiff University

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While the turnout for this year's Academic Music Librarians' Seminar might have been smaller than usual (in the end there were nine of us, from Cambridge, Cardiff, London, Manchester and Oxford), there was certainly no lack of ideas or discussion. In fact, we probably needed about another hour...

"Music for the Terrified" in Galway!

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One of the best things about the "Irl" in our Branch's name is the opportunity that it gives us to meet our Irish colleagues. So it was with great pleasure that Geoff Thomason and I recently travelled across the Irish sea to offer Courses & Education Committee's "Music for the Terrified" at...

Two last nights! Showbusiness in Georgian London

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William Heath, Stage Door, 1823. © Gerald Coke Handel Foundation...

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