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Muybridge Week

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14th November to 18th November

Location: Kingston Museum

Join us and celebrate Kingston’s very first Muybridge Week, honouring the life and work of photography pioneer and inventor Eadweard Muybridge, from 14 to 18 November 2017.

Muybridge Week events

Short film on Eadweard Muybridge
Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18 November
Free, no booking required. 
Drop in and watch a short film called ‘The Muybridge Gallery’, produced by Markus Schneider.

Talk by Professor Barber on Muybridge’s scrapbook
Thursday 16 November, 6pm to 7pm.
Free, no booking required.
Join us as Professor Stephen Barber from Kingston University explores Muybridge’s own collection of newspaper cuttings. There will also be the opportunity to handle a physical copy of Muybridge’s scrapbook.

Paper theatre performance - ‘Hovering Horse’
Saturday 18 November, performances from 11am to 12noon and 2pm to 3pm.
Free, no booking required.
Kids and big kids alike are invited to come along and watch a special paper theatre performance about the life and work of Muybridge. Presented by Martin Haase Paper Theatre, who are travelling from Germany to Kingston to perform.

Old and new photographic equipment: handling session
Saturday 18 November, 12noon to 2pm
Free, no booking required.
Drop in, explore and handle old and new photographic equipment.

Stage reading of ‘Helios’, a play script of Muybridge’s life
Saturday 18 November, 3pm to 4pm.
Free, no booking required.
Come and enjoy stage reading of 'Helios', a new play script about Muybridge's dramatic life. Not suitable for young children.

All events are hosted at Kingston Museum.

To find out more about Eadweard Muybridge click here.

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