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A History of Drag

Arts and Culture

Male cross-dressing performance has endured as an essential part of the fabric of British entertainment. From the Elizabethan boy player, to the bawdy Victorian dame, to the glamorous and avant-garde ...
10:00 -
16:00
26 January 2019 -
26 January 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19214

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 ...
18:30 -
20:30
15 January 2019 -
12 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19206

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

London

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 ...
11:00 -
13:00
09 March 2019 -
09 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19212

An A to Z of London Since 1800

London

This Hands-on History workshop aims to reveal new information about London’s social history since 1800. We’ll explore an eclectic assortment of themes, ranging from ‘Anarchists’ to ‘Zoo’ with plenty o ...
11:00 -
14:00
06 April 2019 -
06 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19215

An Introduction to Charles Booth's London

London

This course will explore aspects of Charles Booth's landmark survey 'Life & Labour of the People in London', published in 17 volumes between 1889 and 1903 (the entire series can be read in the Bishops ...
19:00 -
20:30
26 February 2019 -
02 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19209

An Introduction to LGBTQ+ Histories (1957 – 1988)

Arts and Culture

Join us for a new Hands-on History course that provides an accessible and informative introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender histories. From press coverage of the Wolfenden Report to g ...
11:00 AM -
13:30 PM
23 February 2019 -
23 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19216

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 -
16:30
09 February 2019 -
09 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19209

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. We offer a range of courses for students of all levels in a friendly and supportive environmen ...
19:15 -
20:45
22 January 2019 -
26 February 2019
LEVEL 1 -
PA19214

An introduction to the Ballroom Dances - Level 2

Performing Arts

The popularity of Ballroom and Latin dancing is as high now as in its heyday from the 1950s to the 1970s. We offer a range of courses for students of all levels in a friendly and supportive environmen ...
19:15 -
20:45
05 March 2019 -
09 April 2019
LEVEL 2 -
PA19215

An Introduction to the Irish Language

Languages

At this beginners’ taster session with one of the London Irish Centre charity (LICC) tutors, you will get an engaging, accessible and enjoyable introduction to Gaeilge, the Irish language. There’ll be ...
11:30 -
14:30
09 February 2019 -
09 February 2019
BEGINNERS -
LA19201