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Exhibition: London History Day 2018 Events

  • Aerial view of Barbican Centre

    Barbican Centre

    Discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.

  • Exterior of Charles Dickens Museum

    Charles Dickens Museum

    Visitors will be treated to a museum trail and talk and can then follow Boz’s example taking a brief evening stroll through Bloomsbury and Seven Dials.

  • Patients and nursing staff at Fulham Palace in 1919

    Fulham Palace

    Travel back in time for an action-packed afternoon at the Palace, as part of Historic England's annual celebration of the capital's extraordinary heritage.

  • Institute of Historical Research

    Institute of Historical Research

    Layers of London is an innovative project that will provide access online to London's heritage.

  • Old black and white photo of women wearing placquards

    Kingston Museum and Kingston History Centre

    Kingston Museum and History Centre will be exploring the suffrage movement through new exhibits, and during our children’s Thumbs Up craft event.

  • Girl using a magnifying glass to look at an old document

    London Metropolitan Archives

    The exciting story of London’s women and their power revealed through a programme of workshops, film, talks, tours and document displays.

  • Poster - Women and the Hall

    Royal Albert Hall

    The Royal Albert Hall played an important role in the women’s suffrage campaign as the venue of 24 NUWSS and WSPU rallies. Join a special tour, meet our Archivist & see a display of items from the meetings for the first time.

  • Tandem skydiving

    Royal Hospital Chelsea

    Royal Hospital Chelsea will bring alive the stories of our courageous Chelsea Pensioners through a series of talks and exhibits.

  • Group of people looking at illuminated slides

    South London Gallery

    The South London Gallery presents a small display relating to health and wellbeing in south London from the mid-19th to mid-20th century.

  • Montage of archive images of women

    St Bartholomew's Hospital Museum

    Explore the pioneering medical women of our hospital and get a behind-the-scenes look at the work of our curators and archivists!

  • Emma Brownlow

    The Foundling Museum

    Foundling Museum curators introduce the life and works of Victorian artist Emma Brownlow, including sketches never previously displayed in public.

  • Bed, chair and fireplace

    The Geffrye Museum

    Visit the Geffrye Almshouse for London History day and discover how the pensioners would have lived in 1700s and 1800s.

  • Woman dressed in period costume wearing a sash with the words 'Votes for Women' on it

    The Postal Museum

    Celebrate 100 years of ‘Votes for Women’ and delve into 500 years of social and communications history with one-off events at The Postal Museum.