The Foundling Hospital was the UK's first children's charity and first public art gallery. Its exhibitions and events celebrate the ways in which artists of all disciplines have helped improve children's lives for over 275 years.
18.30 - Drinks and canapés
19.30 - Welcome by Michael Quicke OBE, chief executive, CCLA
Curators from the Foundling Museum will be on hand to lead tours and speak about 'Handel's Performers', a new display of portraits and documents about the singers who brought Handel's music to the public in the 18th century, and 'Drawing on Childhood', how illustratators from european folklore and fiction brought to life fictional child protagonists who are orphaned, adopted, fostered or found.
20.30 - Close