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100 Years of Housing in London

London

Using pamphlets, photographs, scrapbooks and ephemera from our Special Collections, this archives course examines the contested history of housing in London. Topics include Victorian living conditions ...
18:30 PM -
20:00 PM
14 November 2019 -
05 December 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20109

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 workshop introduces the social history of food and eating in London. The topic ...
11:00 AM -
16:00 PM
12 October 2019 -
12 October 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20106

An Introduction to Charles Booth's London

London

This course explores Charles Booth’s landmark survey Life & Labour of the People in London (1889-1903), which can be read in the Bishopsgate Institute Library. Booth investigated working-class politic ...
19:00 PM -
20:30 PM
04 November 2019 -
09 December 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20121

Colonial London - Migration, Trade and Power

London

The skyline of London brims with impressive monuments and buildings - testament to its historic place at the heart of global trade. This session will explore the often-overlooked history of London’s ...
10:00 AM -
16:00 PM
12 October 2019 -
12 October 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20112

Daily Life in the Late-Victorian City

London

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and sensations of late-Victorian London. This entertaining short course will revisit an optimistic moment in the story of the city. The subject will be studied ...
11:00 AM -
14:00 PM
19 October 2019 -
19 October 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20107

Living Together - Squatting and Communes

London

IMAGE: Street Life in London
10:00 AM -
16:00 PM
23 November 2019 -
23 November 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20116

London After Dark (1890s-1980s)

London

With the nights drawing in, we take an entertaining look at one hundred years of life in London after dark. We’ll wander from rough-and-ready penny gaffs in the East End to exclusive members’ clubs in ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
12 December 2019 -
12 December 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20110

London Riots, Rebellions and Protests

London

Where do protests end and riots begin? This five-week course looks at the history, causes and impact of popular disturbances in London. While London’s streets have often been a place of protest they ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
26 September 2019 -
24 October 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20117

London. World City (1880s-1970s)

London

Immigration. Tourism. Multiculturalism. This course will provide an informative introduction to London’s changing position as a world city. Gain unique access to hundreds of thought-provoking histor ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
17 October 2019 -
31 October 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20108

London's Punk History - Spaces and Places

London

For more information about this course and what you will learn, see the course outline. Have a question? Send us an email or give us a call on: 020 7392 9200.
11:00 AM -
16:00 PM
26 October 2019 -
26 October 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN20113