UNTIL JUNE 19
A SINISTER WAY OF LIFE?
Ten per cent of the population is left-handed, yet there are many negative phrases associated with it, such as "left-handed compliment" (an insult). This exhibition at the Ragged School Museum, 46-50 Coperfield Road, London E3, explores the reasons and causes for left-handedness, religious attitudes, experiences of left-handers in education and work, and left-handedness in art, music, sport and film. Details: Claudia Bigg, 0181 980 6405.
UNTIL JULY 27
KRISHNA THE DIVINE LOVER
Many of the legends surrounding this popular Hindu god are depicted in over 120 miniatures from the 16th-19th centuries displayed at the Whitechapel Gallery, London E1. Krishna, the cowherd with blue-black skin, wearing a yellow dhoti and a crown of peacock feathers, was worshipped devotedly as the eighth incarnation of Vishnu. Related events include a Krishna storytelling day on July 26, gallery talks and an evening film series. The exhibition is on tour from the Hayward Gallery. Details: 0171 522 7888.
JUNE 1-AUGUST 3
RADISHES FOR ILSA: A STORY OF THE LODZ GHETTO
The centrepiece of this exhibition at the Manchester Jewish Museum is a poignant note from Ilsa Hofman's husband to a local farmer asking for radishes for her birthday in April 1942. The Jewish community had been sealed off from the outside world on May 1, 1940, and fresh vegetables were particularly hard to come by. Details: 0161 834 9879.
JEWISH STUDIES MULTIMEDIA RESOURCE EXHIBITION
Organised by London Institute of Education at Manchester Jewish Grammar School, Charlton Avenue, 11am-7pm. Displays suitable for formal and informal education include: computer programmes, videos, posters, games plus resources loaned by the Creative Learning Pavilion of New York. At 3.30pm, there will be a lecture on how to make your own resources given by a representative from the Agency for Jewish Education, London. Details: 0161 773 1789.
JUNE 3-JULY 17 (4-6pm)
ROADSHOW: ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART SCHOOLS TECHNOLOGY PROJECT
The RCA project has almost completed its secondary materials. The roadshow will visit 24 towns throughout England offering interested people the opportunity to meetproject team members and find out about the approaches they have developed. Please write to: RCA Schools Technology Project, co Stable Cottage, Upper Bordean, Langrish, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 1ET.
THE HUNDRED LANGUAGES OF CHILDREN
The infant-toddler centres and pre-schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, are renowned for their creative work with very young children. This exhibition at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, celebrates their ideas, feelings, knowledge and understandings through photographs, painting, drawing, collage, video and sculpture. Young visitors will be able to explore shadow rooms, light boxes, computers and mirror structures. Group bookings: 0191 232 6789.
There are programmes to be broadcast, music to be played and silly noises to be captured in glass jars and stored away. Hidden away inside the radio, the "little men" (Dutch theatre company Beumer and Drost), squabble, exercise and provide a captivating insight in to the lives of radio workers. This show for anyone aged over eight is being presented at the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London SE1, 2pm. Tickets: Pounds 6 adults, Pounds 3 children. Details: 0171 960 4242.
A free schools' activity pack entitled "Global stories: get the facts not the fiction" is available for the annual fundraising week. It challenges young people to think about commonperceptions linked to developing countries and includes a competition as well asfundraising ideas. Details: 01460 62972.
EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL: MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION
A study day for education officers, teachers, governors and education social and welfare officers organised by Midlands Region of National Association of Social Workers in Education at Willfield-Queensbury Centre, Stoke on Trent. Speakers include: Dr Carl Parsons, Christ Church College, Canterbury. Fee: Pounds 25, Pounds 20 members. Details: Francis Luckcock, 01782 295389.