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By prospect   July 2006

The London Fire Brigade Archive goes on show for the first time, including rare photographs of well-known London fires, at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, from 21st July. Galileo’s book The Starry Messenger sits alongside work by John Cage and science fiction magazines in “Visions of the Universe” at Compton Verney, Warwickshire, from 7th July. David Dolan, the Guildhall’s head of classical improvisation, demonstrates the art of the Mozartian cadenza, with a different piano concerto performed each Saturday in July from the 8th, at the Barbican. Most festivals bring in unusual people and events, but Wrights & Sites celebrates the everyday…

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