Christmas in the City? It’s all here…

By annie duffield on 20 Nov 2014
Victorian Christmas Card: c.1890

Victorian Christmas card, c.1890 showing a girl skating on a pond

Planning a festive visit to the museum see our critically-acclaimed Sherlock Holmes exhibition? We’ve put our detective hats on to discover the best the City of London has to offer this Christmas to turn your cultural trip into a full festive experience in the heart of the city! Read the full postRead the full post

Taking to the ice!

By jackie keily on 21 Dec 2013
Bone skate from the 12th century. The bone skate is original but the leather handle is a recent addition.

Bone skate from the 12th century. The bone skate is original but the leather handle is a recent addition.

Medieval Londoners liked to partake in winter sports just as much as people today. But whilst Londoners today might be jetting off to Scotland or Switzerland to enjoy the snow and ice, in medieval times you could enjoy your winter sports much closer to home. Read the full postRead the full post