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Underground Cathedrals Ian Swankie Thursday 28 November 2019

Underground Cathedrals… The world- class art, architecture and design of The London Underground

The world’s first underground railway has a wonderful heritage of architecture, ingenious design, powerful advertising posters and unique calligraphy. In this talk we plot the early development of the Underground, examine the legacy of Frank Pick and Charles Holden, look at some of the iconic posters, and celebrate the award winning architecture of the modern Tube in the Jubilee Line Extension. We’ll also take a peek at some of the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) stations, designed by some of the world’s top architects.