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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)
17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective
17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London
17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter
Artists Lead The Way
A cool name and the 1st & only artist-led gallery in SW London
Location: 1a Nelsons Row, SW4 7JR
Description: 'Studio Voltaire' is the first and only artist-led gallery and studio complex in South-West London.
Established in 1994, the organisation has developed a reputation for supporting artists at a pivotal stage in their careers through an ambitious public programme of exhibitions, commissions, live events and offsite projects.
The organisation is committed to widening access to contemporary practice and runs an innovative and wide reaching education programme producing artist-led projects and activities for individuals and communities within the local area.
Plus of course, it has a pretty cool name!