In February the Museum of London was visited by the cast and creatives from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Henry IV parts 1 and 2. Read the full post
As midnight approached on 27 July 2012 the London 2012 Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick was finally revealed. Read the full post
Object of VIP13 – Round 1
One of the favourite aspects of our Volunteer Inclusion Programme is that we come across loads of incredible artefacts spanning London’s history. And during our current project we’ve encountered some beauties. What we then like to do is get them battling it out, with you, The Great Blog Reading Public, helping to decide which is the very best. No real reason to do this apart from fun. So let’s get started.
On 26 June 2014 we celebrated the opening of Bridge at Museum of London Docklands. In his welcome speech Chair of Arts Council England, Sir Peter Bazalgette, asked our guests to vote for their favourite London bridge. Find out what our guests said below! Read the full post
I’ve often been struck by the number of people I know who feel there’s something very special about crossing a London bridge. Read the full post
Some of the highlights of the Museum of London’s medieval collection are the pilgrim souvenirs from Thomas Becket’s shrine in Canterbury. This shrine was the most important in the country in the medieval period and thousands of Londoners would have made the four-day journey to Canterbury Cathedral, bringing back small pewter badges and holy water bottles as proof of their visit. Read the full post
In a city as built up as London it can be a stretch of the imagination to visualise what our prehistoric landscape would have looked like, but there are glimpses if you look for them. Read the full post