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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

A-Z of London Radicals

London

London has a vibrant history of challenges to the status quo, and of protest and revolt in the workplace, in local communities and at its centres of power. This course will highlight the life stories ...
18:30 -
20:30
28 February 2019 -
11 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19210

Colonial London - Migration, Trade and Power

London

The skyline of London brims with impressive monuments and buildings which pay testament to its historic place at the heart of global trade. But where did all this wealth come from, and how did London ...
10:00 AM -
16:00 PM
16 February 2019 -
16 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19208

One Hundred Years of Housing (1870s-1960s)

London

Using pamphlets, photographs, diaries and ephemera from our Special Collections, this Hands-on History course examines the history of housing in London. Topics covered include Victorian living conditi ...
11:00 -
14:00
30 March 2019 -
30 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19213

Our East End (1860s-1950s)

London

Five weeks. Five characters. Hundreds of original historical sources to handle and explore. This immersive Hands-on History course takes a fresh look at local history by adopting a biographical approa ...
18:30 -
20:00
31 January 2019 -
07 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19214

Social Housing – History and Design

London

This study session will examine the shifting economic and political contexts for the building of social housing in London. Beginning with a classroom session and ending with a guided walk of some exam ...
14:00 -
16:30
02 February 2019 -
02 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19216

The Changing City - Building in 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 -
16:00
09 March 2019 -
29 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19202

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 ...
18:30 -
20:30
17 January 2019 -
28 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19201