Vauxhall’s Pleasure Gardens

By sarah madden, blog editor on 18 Mar 2014
The Dancing Platform at Cremorne Gardens

Oil painting of ‘The Dancing Platform at Cremorne Gardens’

As London became more built up in the 17th and 18th centuries, Londoners began to need open spaces to relax in. Pleasure gardens were built at the edge of the city and were privately run with the most famous being the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. Read the full postRead the full post

Meet the museum: Jackie Keily, Archaeological Collections Curator

By jackie keily on 19 Oct 2013
Jackie Keily, Archaeological Collections Curator with chains from the Cheapside Hoard.

Jackie Keily, Archaeological Collections Curator with chains from the Cheapside Hoard.

Every wondered what it’s like to work in a museum? In this blog series, we introduce you to staff from all three sites of the Museum of London and various different departments. This week Jackie Keily, Archaeological Collections and Archive Curator, takes us through a perfect day in London and gives us a glimpse into the work she does at the Museum of London. Read the full postRead the full post