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Wheelchair Friendly: London History Day 2018 Events

The following events or venues have identified themselves as being accessible to wheelchair users. Please contact venues directly for individual access needs.
  • People holding banners

    Bishopsgate Institute

    Join us to explore the history of protest on the streets of London from the 1950s to today, and its documentation by photographers.

  • British Library entrance

    British Library

    Learn about the Library's history, collections and architecture on a tour of our building.

  • Eastbury Manor House

    Eastbury Manor House

    Enjoy costumed tours and talks about the courage that Eastbury Manor House, a Grade I listed building, represents.

  • Churchill and Big Ben

    Everyday London

    A king faces the axe, knights fight for favour and prestige in the Tilt-Yard and a lady suffragette is found hidden in the crypt of Westminster Hall.

  • Painting of the First London School Board, featuring suffragists Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Emily Davies

    Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre

    Step back in time, sit up straight, and mind your manners to take part in a Victorian school lesson inside Guildhall Art Gallery.

  • Piano

    Handel & Hendrix in London

    A chance to hear Baroque music performed in the intimate setting of Handel’s Music Room, where the composer himself would have played 250 years ago.

  • New Dawn

    Houses of Parliament

    Discover more about the campaign for votes for women and celebrate the 159th anniversary of Big Ben first marking time.

  • Aerial view of airfield

    Kenley Revival Project

    Take a two-mile walk around RAF Kenley with the Kenley Revival Project Manager and learn about RAF Kenley's significant Battle of Britain history.

  • Poster advertising production of Sweeney Todd

    Kingston University Archives and Special Collections

    London Eyes: A View of the City from Kingston University Archives is an exhibition looking at London life through our collections.

  • Painting of the Great Fire of London

    London Fire Brigade Museum

    Be transported back to the Great Fire of London then catapult into the present, enjoy storytelling, craft activities, fire safety talks and demonstrations.

  • 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.

  • View of the side of a van with KINOVan written on the side

    London's Screen Archives and London Metropolitan Archives

    A free archive film screening with the KinoVan (a mobile cinema van) at the Guildhall Yard.

  • Library of the Royal Astronomical Society

    Royal Astronomical Society

    Visit the Royal Astronomical Society in Burlington House to learn more about our history and our members through drama and interactive demonstrations.

  • 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.

  • Images of stffragettes

    The National Archives

    Take a trip behind the scenes at The National Archives and discover some of the incredible suffrage documents in our collection.

  • 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.

  • Tower Bridge

    Tower Bridge Exhibition

    Join in with our family activities and make a bus model to discover the story of Albert Gunter, the courageous bus driver, who jumped Tower Bridge!

  • 'This used to be fields' mural at Valence House

    Valence House Museum

    Join our Archivist and Curator to look at artifacts from the Becontree Estate.