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This exhibition showcases the images and stories of older Londoners and their neighbours during lockdown in spring 2020. It is a photography exhibition exploring the lived realities of coping, connecting and remembering alongside current research in ethics, social science and history.

The exhibition is a new collaboration between the photographer Adam Isfendiyar and researchers from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit.

This event is part of the Being Human Festival 2020 and suitable for families and children of all ages.

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Main image: ‘ Peggy’ by Adam Isfendiyar.



The online public launch of the exhibition will be on 12 November 2020 from 16-17:00. This event is free and open to everyone. Join the event.

From 12 November 2020 16:00 onwards, the exhibition will be available indefinitely. This will become available on

The 'in-person' exhibition

Update: Due to the current circumstances, we are sad to announce that we will no longer be able to open the planned 'in-person' exhibition at Toynbee Hall. Please visit our exhibition online instead.



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