List of News Articles

  1. Gallery: Kink in the Archive

    Summary: We recently explored the different sides of love and romance at Kink in the Archive, an event curated by The London Vagabond.

  2. Long Reads

    Women’s History Month: The Hewins Sisters

    Summary: The Hewins sisters are the self-published authors of ‘Lest We Forget’.

    8 min read

  3. Women's History Month: Angela Christofilou

    Summary: Pip Wills-Braddock, from our Campaigns team, has been inspired by the the work of protest photographer Angela Christofilou. Here she asks Angela some questions about her work and about the women who inspire her.

    3 min read

  4. Women's History Month: Edith Wensley and Friends

    Summary: We highlight the friendship circle of Edith Wensley.

    2 min read

  5. Women's History Month: Brenda Prince

    Summary: Brenda Prince's work captures the reality of women and other marginalised communities.

    2 min read

  6. Women's History Month: Agnes Dawson

    Summary: Barbara Vesey, from our Special Collections and Archives team, highlights Agnes Dawson and her sisters – leading figures in the world of education, women’s rights and London politics.

    2 min read

  7. Gallery: Out and About! Exhibition Opening

    Summary: Bishopsgate Institute has taken over The Curve at Barbican, with an archive installation of objects, ephemera and media highlighting 40 moments and stories in London’s LGBTQ+ history.

    3 min read

  8. The Many Colours of LGBTQ+ Pride

    Summary: Every day in February, for LGBTQ+ History Month, on social media we shared some of the flags that represent the different identities in the LGBTQ+ community. Here, we collect them together, as well as speak with artist Guillaume Vandame about his installation, symbol, that celebrates their power.

    5 min read

  9. From the Collections: Society of Public Librarians Archive

    Summary: Interpretation Manager, Michelle discusses the Society of Public Librarians archive here.

  10. Dragging the Archive: Preserve drag king history

    Summary: We opened the doors of our library to welcome the drag king community of London. Dragging the Archive blended panel discussions with drag performances, socialising with zine and badge making.

    6 min read

  11. From the Collections: Derek Brook

    Summary: Campaigns Manager Jeroen discusses the Derek Brook photographic archive here.

    4 min read