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Crime and Punishment in London

London

Marking 150 years since the ending of public executions in Britain, this engaging new course explores crime and punishment in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, through original historical source ...
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
01 March 2018 -
22 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18203

Unreal City: London in Literature, 1800 to Today

London

On this six-week course, we’ll survey fictional representations of the metropolis. From William Blake’s apocalpytic Lambeth to Zadie Smith’s postcolonial north-west suburbs; from Dickens’s bustling pa ...
19:00 -
20:30
20 February 2018 -
27 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18208

Welcome to the East End (1880s-1970s)

London

How well do you know London’s East End? Whether you’re new to the East End and its history or whether you’re already familiar with the subject, this immersive archives course will inform and surprise ...
Call Box Office 02073929200
18:30 -
20:00
18 January 2018 -
08 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18202

Crime and Punishment in London

London

Marking 150 years since the ending of public executions in Britain, this engaging new course explores crime and punishment in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, through original historical source ...
18:30 -
20:00
01 March 2018 -
22 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18204

Tribunes of the People - Changing the East End

London

This course focuses on the 1880s to the 1930s, when London’s East End was engulfed in a series of social, economic and political struggles. It identifies key individuals, examines their personal histo ...
18:30 -
20:30
13 February 2018 -
27 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18215

Walking Tours - Victorian Slums Transformed

London

Victorian writers Charles Dickens, Henry Mayhew and Thomas Beames wrote about London’s notorious “rookeries”, areas beset by crime where people lived in overcrowded slum conditions. These four walks e ...
14:30 -
16:30
25 February 2018 -
25 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18210

Walking Tours - Defending the City

London

We will walk from Smithfield to Liverpool Street, following part of the Roman wall, hearing about the Roman soldiers protecting the city from marauders, the Saxons defending themselves from the Vikin ...
14:30 -
16:30
28 February 2018 -
28 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18212

Walking Tours - The Way of the River Wandle

London

Following the course of the River Wandle in South London from Croydon to Wandsworth. In contrast to the rivers flowing to the Thames from Hampstead, the Wandle is ‘mislaid’ rather than lost, so we sha ...
14:30 -
16:30
07 March 2018 -
28 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18211

Welcome to the East End (1880s-1970s)

London

How well do you know London’s East End? Whether you’re new to the East End and its history or whether you’re already familiar with the subject, this immersive archives course will inform and surprise ...
Call Box Office 02073929200
14:00 -
15:30
18 January 2018 -
08 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18201

Fashion Street: The Making and Wearing of Clothes in London

London

From Huguenot silk weavers to Jewish tailors to Bangladeshi sari suppliers to hipster street style, the East End has played an important part in London's clothing industry for more than 300 years. Thi ...
11:00 -
17:00
10 February 2018 -
10 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18206