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A Social History of Food in London (1860s-1970s)

Saturday 09 March - Saturday 09 March

  • Time: 11:00 - 13:00
  • Days of Week: Saturday
  • Course Code: LN19212
  • Subject: London
  • Level: SUITABLE FOR ALL
  • Tutor: Dr Michelle Johansen
  • Max students: 16
  • Number of Sessions: 1
  • Status: Available/A
  • Cost: £15.00 to £19.00
  • Concs. : £15
From Victorian watercress sellers to Second World War rationing to the rise of vegetarian lifestyles, this informative and enjoyable Hands-on History workshop introduces the social history of food and eating in London. The topic is approached using original historical materials from our Special Collections, including Victorian press cuttings, Edwardian journal articles, interwar menus, post-war restaurant guides, and late-twentieth-century women’s magazines.

For more information about this course and what you will learn, see the email or give us a call on: 020 7392 9200. This course is part of our series of hands-on history archive sessions led by our Interpretation Manager.

Call Box Office 02073929200