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East London: London History Day Events

  • Eastbury Manor House

    Eastbury Manor House

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

  • Long horned cow

    Epping Forest, City of London, at The View

    A self-guided indoor trail highlighting stories and original archive material about how people (and cows) united and contributed to the fight for Epping Forest.

  • 16th Century clock

    Hackney Historic Buildings Trust

    St Augustines, Hackney's oldest building, offers an exhibition of Hackney’s history, an exciting climb up our spiral staircase and great rooftop views.

  • Huguenot silk merchants' houses in Spitalfields

    Huguenots of Spitalfields

    A walk around Historic Spitalfields exploring the story of the Huguenots and subsequent waves of migration to the area.

  • Welcome to Altab Ali Park

    Swadhinata Trust

    Explore Bengali history in and around Brick Lane

  • 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.

  • '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.

  • Mutton Bone Doll

    V&A Museum of Childhood

    A free midday tour of the V&A Museum of Childhood led by the archivist.