Events

4th April 1997 at 01:00
ENDS APRIL 13

GOYA: THE DISPARATES (1819-1824)

Last chance to see Goya's final series of etchings about the folly of mankind at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Representing a savage satirical attack on the political and social customs of the time, they include macabre images of the disasters of war, the frenzied, grotesque side of carnival festivity, and a Dance of Death. Free admission. Details: 01273 290900.

EXTENDED TO MAY 8

LAND OF LAUNDRIES

Al Johnson's installation at the Ragged School Museum of East End Life, 46-50 Copperfield Road, London E3, celebrates the unsung heroines of the washtub. Seven pairs of bronzed hands trapped in pillories set on plinths engage in soaping, pegging and folding. The plinths are connected by a stream of white laundry stitched with stories, songs, verse and anecdotes told by laughing women. Some of the recorded voices belong to women living in Hackney. Details: 0181 980 6405.

APRIL 6 AND 9

CHILDREN'S ART WORKSHOPS

Children of all ages are invited to drop in, handle and draw unusual and exciting objects from the Museum of Reading's collection (2.15-4.30pm). On April 9 (11am, 1.30pm, 3.15pm), a potter will take children aged seven upwards around the Silchester gallery to look at Roman pottery including oil lamps, tiles and pots. They will then make their own designs in clay. Details: 0118 939 9800. The nearby Blake's Lock Museum is running "Drop in and draw a wild thing" workshops for all ages on April 13, 1-4.30pm. Details: 0118 939 0918.

APRIL 10-MAY 3

THE AMEN CORNER

Sister Margaret, a proud woman certain of her faith, leads a thriving gospel-singing community in Harlem. Then her husband Luke, a burnt-out jazz musician, unexpectedly reappears. Can she offer him salvation and what will it cost her if she does? The Bristol Old Vic is staging the first regional production of James Baldwin's novel. Details: 0117 987 7877.

MAY 2

THEOLOGY AT OXFORD

Open day for students interested in reading theology or philosophytheology at Oxford. Details: Anita Holmes, Theology Faculty Centre, 41 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW, 01865 270790.

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