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1950s London and the Festival of Britain

London

What new technologies were on display at London’s South Bank during the 1951 Festival of Britain? What types of refreshments were enjoyed by Festival visitors? This micro-history session provides ...
11:00 AM -
16:00 PM
15 June 2019 -
15 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19303

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 Bisho ...
19:00 PM -
20:30 PM
11 June 2019 -
16 July 2019
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LN19316

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 stor ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
06 June 2019 -
18 July 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19317

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
22 June 2019 -
22 June 2019
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LN19314

Fin de Siècle to the Swinging Sixties - a Social History of Modern London (1880s-1960s)

London

Late-Victorian. Edwardian. World War One. The Jazz Age. World War Two. The Swinging City. Each week of this new chronological introduction to London’s social history provides a snapshot of the city at ...
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18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
09 May 2019 -
13 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19308

Mapping London's Social History (1850s-1960s)

London

Explore the history of three key London locations through original sources including guidebooks, press cuttings, transport maps and photographs. We will look at the West End, East End and Suburbs, ...
18:30 PM -
20:00 PM
27 June 2019 -
11 July 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19302

The Story of the Crystal Palace (1851-1936)

London

This immersive session uses Victorian guidebooks, illustrations and ephemera to recreate the sights, sounds and cloakroom arrangements at the 1851 ‘Great Exhibition’ in Hyde Park. It also explores ...
11:00 AM -
14:00 AM
01 June 2019 -
01 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19305

The Story of the Port of London

London

Shipping and trade have been vital for London since the Romans, and Thames ports remain a crucial part of the city’s infrastructure. Using film and archive material, this course looks at how the port ...
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18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
02 May 2019 -
13 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19319

Tour of Earl's Court

London

Queer Tours of London launched in 2017 for the 50th anniversary of partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in Britain. The tours exist to shine a light on London’s rich LGBTQ+ history through inter ...
18.00 -
20.00
15 June 2019 -
15 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19320

Tour of South London - Gay Liberation Front activists and Kevin Wilson

London

Explore Brixton's radical black queer history with members of the original Gay Liberation Front, alongside a newer generation of black LGBTQIA+ activists. Learn about the pioneering movements which ...
18:00 PM -
20:00 PM
04 July 2019 -
04 July 2019
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LN19301