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A History of British Radicalism (1830s-1980s)

Arts and Culture

Our archivists and librarians have been collecting pamphlets, flyers and campaigning ephemera for over a century. This course provides an accessible introduction to radical political movements in Brit ...
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
01 November 2018 -
29 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19118

A History of Print and Printing

Arts and Culture

This course looks at the history of print and printing in its social, economic and cultural context, exploring: the problems faced by early printers; the economics of early printing and how this affec ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
13 November 2018 -
11 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19124

A People's History of the East End - 17th and 18th Centuries

London

These 4 one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End.  From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping, overseas trade and migration. ...
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM
13 October 2018 -
13 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19113

A People's History of the East End - 20th Century

London

These 4 one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End.  From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping, overseas trade and migration. ...
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM
01 December 2018 -
01 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19116

A People's History of the East End - Early C19th

London

These 4 one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End.  From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping, overseas trade and migration. ...
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19114

A People's History of the East End - Late C19th

London

These 4 one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End.  From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping, overseas trade and migration. ...
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM
10 November 2018 -
10 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19115

An Afternoon in Edwardian London

London

Enjoy an introduction to a fascinating period of rapid social and political change through journals, guidebooks, diaries and press cuttings from our special collections. Exploring these original histo ...
12:00 AM -
4:00 PM
13 October 2018 -
13 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19104

An Introduction to LGBTQ Literature

Words and Ideas

Literature has often been a source of strength for LGBTQ people, of validation or understanding, and a space to enjoy the beauty in same-sex attraction. Part historical overview and part literary anal ...
10:30 AM -
4:30 PM
01 December 2018 -
01 December 2018
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WR19115

An Introduction to Opera

Arts and Culture

Discover the true power of opera. This course will dispel the myths surrounding opera and introduce you to its magic. Through a combination of recorded music, visual aids and group discussion, student ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
23 October 2018 -
23 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19101

An Introduction to the Ballroom Dances - Level 1

Performing Arts

The popularity of Ballroom and Latin dancing is as high now as in its heyday from the 1950s to the 1970s. Join Star Dance to learn the Ballroom basics with fellow beginners or perfect your existin ...
7:15 PM -
8:45 PM
24 September 2018 -
29 October 2018
LEVEL 1 -
PA19111