Uneathing Havering: Beyond the museum

By adam corsini on 6 Dec 2013

Havering's History UncoveredHavering locals hold a piece of history in their handsVisitors learn about Havering's history from Adam CorsiniHavering's history is uncovered in the local shopping centre!

Quite some time ago, a visitor to the 1851 Great exhibition in Hyde Park bought a souvenir tobacco pipe, smoked it and headed east out of London where they threw it away. A long time ago, a Roman Londoner heading to Colchester stopped off along the way somewhere near Romford. An exceptionally long time ago, a group of people followed the migrating wildlife to what would become the north eastern section of the Thames, knapped some flint and set up camp. This past month, the Museum of London has followed suit and I’ve been popping up in East London too, bringing back the past to the people of Havering. Read the full postRead the full post