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Walking Tours - Exploring South London

London

In these four walking tours we visit some underexplored areas of the metropolis. Woolwich, Deptford, Stockwell and Walworth take centre stage as we uncover the hidden histories of these south London ...
2:30 PM -
4:30 PM
07 October 2018 -
28 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19102

Unwrapping Christmas Carols

Arts and Culture

Journey through 300 years of musical history throughout Europe and further afield. Learn the stories and legends behind your favourite Christmas carols, as well as discovering new gems. The session wi ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
10 December 2018 -
10 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19102

Unreal City - London in Literature (1800-Today)

Words and Ideas

From William Blake’s apocalyptic Lambeth to Zadie Smith’s postcolonial north-west suburbs; from Dickens’s bustling panoramas to Patrick Hamilton’s hangover-ridden 1940s haunts, London has inspired man ...
7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
06 November 2018 -
11 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WRW19102

Unbuilt London - An Architechtural History That Never Was

London

London is forever being reimagined and rebuilt, and for every design that is realised in bricks and mortar (or in concrete, glass and steel), there are countless others that never make it off the arch ...
11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19108

The Threat of War - Everyday Life in the 1930s

Arts and Culture

Our archives hold personal diaries, political pamphlets and Spanish Civil War photographs which provide us with valuable insights into people’s lives in 1930s Britain. During this turbulent decade, do ...
11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
20 October 2018 -
20 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19115

The Story of the Port of London

London

The history of London has been shaped by its port. This seven week course will look at how shipping and trade have been vital for London since the Romans, covering the explosion in trade during the Tu ...
6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
27 September 2018 -
08 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18107

The East End in Fiction and Fact

Words and Ideas

A one-day session exploring East London history via some of the vividly realised fiction written about its various districts in the years between 1820 and 1920. Among our tour guides are Dickens, GWM ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19103

The Changing City - Building the Square Mile

London

Explore the architectural history of The City of London, starting with Sir Christopher Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral, taking in Sir John Soane, and working our way through to the present day’s ‘starchi ...
10:00 AM -
4:00 PM
10 October 2018 -
10 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19110

The Art of Meditation and Mindfulness - Level 2

Body and Exercise

Meditation and mindfulness are vibrant, alive, profound practices of being present in the moment - directly relevant today as they always have been for the human body, heart and mind. Meditation condu ...
08:00 AM -
08:50 AM
02 October 2018 -
06 November 2018
LEVEL 2 -
BE19103

The Art of Meditation and Mindfulness - Level 2

Body and Exercise

Meditation and mindfulness are vibrant, alive, profound practices of being present in the moment - directly relevant today as they always have been for the human body, heart and mind. Meditation condu ...
08:00 AM -
08:50 AM
13 November 2018 -
18 December 2018
LEVEL 2 -
BE19104