Until 21 August 2005.
Marking the centenary of the Aliens Act, this exhibition examines the effect of immigration on British life over the last 100 years. It will explore migrants struggle for survival and ways they have enriched British society with food, language and cultural traditions. Drawing on personal testimonies, photographs, objects and documents, the exhibition will consider issues that have affected generations of immigrants - finding housing, employment and healthcare, how to acquire a new language while retaining valued cultural traditions, and the hostility often encountered from the existing community. The exhibition displays the various cultures flourishing in Britain today. Documents, photographs, textiles, religious objects, cooking utensils and musical instruments are among the many colourful exhibits. The exhibition is accompanied by a wide-ranging programme of talks and discussions, and creative workshops for children.
Admission: 3.50, 2.50 for seniors, 1.50 for students/UB40/disabled.
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Closing the Door? Immigrants to Britain 1905-2005
Mon-Thurs 10.00-16.00, Sun 10.00-17.00 (Last admission 30 mins before closing) Closed Fridays, Saturdays and Jewish Festivals Jewish Museum Camden Town, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB Nearest Tube: Camden Town Tel. +44 020