Museum Book Club: A Companion Guide to the City of London

By peter matthews on 5 Apr 2014
A teacher reading to two pupils at the Rachel McMilllan College of Education, 1971 © Henry Grant

A teacher reading to two pupils at the Rachel McMilllan College of Education, 1971 © Henry Grant

Welcome to the first in a series of book reviews from staff at the Museum of London, who will be delving into the shop’s selection of fiction, non-fiction, art and reference! First up, the museum’s Book Buyer Peter Matthews looks at a companion to The City of London, edited by the Barbican’s Nicholas KenyonRead the full postRead the full post

Top spots for Christmas shopping in the City!

By annie duffield on 16 Nov 2013

Christmas in the City of London

With the winter days getting colder and countless clocks ticking down the ‘shopping’ days to Christmas, the thought of spending a day in crowded central London might not feel like the most appealing prospect. As a fan of a) Christmas, b) shopping and c) historic and beautiful parts of the city, I’ve been giddy with excitement as the square mile around us has started to glisten and shimmer this winter. Read the full postRead the full post