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Foresight

The week ahead

The Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester, has opened a new gallery - the 1830 Warehouse - housed in the UK's oldest railway shed. Life-size video projection helps to invoke the original working environment.

Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester (0161) 832 2244

4 March

Crash: Part two of the fascinating documentary series on the Southall rail crash.

6.10pm, BBC2

5 March

Six experiments that changed the world - Faraday's doughnut: Comedian Ken Campbell retreats to his garden shed to experiment with electro-magnetism.

7.00pm, Channel 4

6 March

Secrets of the ancients: Historian William Sullivan links the Incas with Egyptian and Greek civilisations in his quest to understand why they disintegrated so fast.

8.00pm, Channel 4

10 March

Death Race 2000: Just for traffic engineers. 1975 film directed by Paul Bartel and produced by Roger Corman, with David Carradine and a young Sylvester Stallone spoofing the Whacky Racers. Points awarded for hitting pedestrians as well as final placings.

10.00pm, Channel 4

11 March

Crash: Last episode in the Southall rail crash documentary series.

6.10pm, BBC2

14 March

London's open space: safe in the Mayor's hands? Victorian parks expert Dr Hazel Conway and London Planning Advisory Committee assistant chief planner Giles Dolphin look at prospects for the capital's open spaces.

6.00pm, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1. Contact Fred Trollope (020) 8699 8197.

14 March

House and City: Demetri Porphyrios was central to the post-modernist debate of the 1980s. This lecture should offer a chance to find out how his thinking has moved on since the Thatcher years.

Bath University Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering. Admission by ticket only: Contact

Emma Greeley (01225) 826908.

15 March

City design, regeneration and the New Deal: Conference looking at the Government's initiative for regeneration of dysfunctional urban areas, and opportunity to make proposals for policy generation.

University of North London, Holloway Road, London N7. Contact Eleanor Jupp (020) 7839 9389.

Until 25 March

Visions of the future: Artist Anne Bevan features East of Scotland Water's labyrinthine, subterranean supply network in an exhibition also scrutinising manhole covers and cable-trenches.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (0131) 225 2383

Until 30 April

In the red - a history of debt, 2000BC-2000AD: Poverty, repayments and the consequences of overspending are examined.

Ashmoleon Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford (01865) 311171.

15 March

Movement patterns and cities: lecture by engineer Alan Baxter.

6.30pm, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1. Contact Susie Turnbull (01235) 851415

15 March

Four women architects: Maxwell Hutchinson interviews Zaha Hadid, Eva Jiricna, Elsie Owusu and Sara Wiglesworth.

6.00pm, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1. Booking essential. Contact Cathy Brannon (020) 7911 5789

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