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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

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

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

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

London 1918

London

This short course explores the experiences of the men and women ‘left behind’ in London as the First World War drew to a close 1918. Using original historical materials from our special collections, i ...
11:00 -
13:00
24 February 2018 -
24 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18205

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

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

150 Years of Housing in London

London

From Victorian slums to super-luxury apartments, housing has always been a hot topic in London. Using pamphlets, photographs, ephemera and oral histories from our extensive archive collections, th ...
11:00 -
16:00
03 March 2018 -
03 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18209

Walking Tours - Hidden Hackney

London

Discover the varied and fascinating history of the often-overlooked borough of Hackney through four neighbourhoods experiencing a renaissance. Hackney Central with its new leisure complexes also has a ...
11:00 -
13:00
20 March 2018 -
10 April 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18207

Walking Tours - East End's Russian Revolution

London

Vladimir Lenin was one of several Russian revolutionaries who settled temporarily in London as a political exile. From the early 1880s, the East End was also home to large numbers of Jews who fled the ...
11:00 -
13:00
24 February 2018 -
24 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18213