Lunchtime Lecture: A Curious Colony
19 November 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
As part of the Giacometti programme, Peter Barber, former Head of Cartographic and Topographic Material at the British Library, looks at the history of the Swiss association with Leicester Square and its neighbourhoods.
Members of the Unione Ticinese celebrating the centennial of Canton Ticino at Monico's Restaurant, Piccadilly Circus, in 1903.
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