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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.
26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London
26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.
26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)
26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.
Institute of Contemporary Arts
The home of radical art in the middle of London.
Location: The Mall, SW1Y 5AH
Description: The Institute of Contemporary Arts (The ICA) is an artistic and cultural centre on The Mall featuring galleries, a theatre, two cinemas, a bookshop and a bar.
Founded in 1946, the ICA is a membership institute that promotes and encourages an understanding of radical art and culture via a vibrant programme of exhibitions, films, talks and events.
Adam and the Ants played in the restaurant in their first ever gig by pretending to be a country band in 1977. After one song they pulled the plug,and they reconvened in the theatre next door.