Aerial view of central London
Aerial view of central London © Historic England 24414/011
Aerial view of central London © Historic England 24414/011

London History Day

London History Day is an annual celebration of the capital's extraordinary history and heritage, launched by Historic England in 2017.

London History Day takes place every year on 31 May - the day Big Ben first started keeping time.

Here are some ways you can get involved

  • Tell us about the people and places that inspire you on social media using the hashtag #LondonHistoryDay or tagging us @HistoricEngland on Twitter
  • See items from museums, galleries and archives telling amazing stories of London’s past. Follow #LondonHistoryDay on Twitter!
  • Explore the history of London with online maps and add your own

Supported by Mayor of London, City of London Corporation and Museum of London.