• 15 June 2017

BSF logo There are just two weeks to go until the first ever Bedford Square Festival takes place!

The Paul Mellon Centre, along with four other institutions based on Bedford Square, the Architectural Association, New College of the Humanities, Sotheby's Institute and Yale University Press, will open their doors for four days of free cultural talks, workshops, film screenings, walking tours and more. Tickets are still available for some of the events, the full line up and details on how to book can be found here.

Some of the events that still have tickets available:

Understanding Curating - a talk by Dr Lilian Cameron at Sotheby's Institute who will address the role of the curator today, addressing key developments and changes to the profession in the public sector.

Discussion Panel: Curating Now - a panel discussion at Sotheby's Institute which will look at the globalisation of the art world and what that means for curating.

A.C. Grayling: Educating the Future - a talk at New College of the Humanities by A.C. Grayling who will discuss how we can best educate young people in order to prepare them for the challenges and changes in the rapidly changing world.

Exploring the Paul Mellon Centre Library: Bedford Square, Bloomsbury and beyond - a talk by the Library staff which will look at the material relating to the art and architectural history of Bedford Square and Bloomsbury.

AA XX 100: 'A Collection of Scimitar Minds': a talk at the Architectural Association which introduces the AA XX 100 project to celebrate and commemorate the centenary of women's admission to the AA School of Architecture.

All these events and more can be booked through the Festival website.