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Germans in Britain opened by Joanna Lumley and Neil MacGregor

We celebrated the launch of our second touring exhibition, Germans in Britain, on 6th October 2014 at the German Historical Institute in Bloomsbury, the first stop on its UK tour. We were thrilled to celebrate the launch with opening speeches from Joanna Lumley (Actress, Campaigner and MMP Distinguished Friend) and Neil MacGregor (Director of the British Museum).… Read more

Connections of time and place – 18 September

By a happy coincidence, our new exhibition, Germans in Britain, opens at the German Historical Institute on Thursday 18 September, the day on which George 1 arrived in England from Germany three hundred years ago. George hadn’t been the obvious successor to Queen Anne, when she died in August 1714: there had been more than… Read more

Germans in Britain – a new exhibition

Germans in Britain – curated by Dr Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at the Museum of London – consists of a series of display panels that tell the story of the relationship between Germany and Britain all the way back to the first arrival on these shores of the Angles and the Saxons. There is also a video featuring three… Read more

Helen Bamber OBE

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Helen Bamber OBE, a Distinguished Friend of the Migration Museum Project. Her work and vision will continue to inspire us. You can read about her tireless campaigning for human rights and advocacy for victims of torture here. Read more