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                                                                                                                    Events and exhibitions for
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                                             www.museumoflondon.org.uk                                              August 2011 – January 2012
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 DISCOVER                                                               MUSEUM OF LONDON
                                                                        150 London Wall, near St Paul’s

 SOMETHING                                                              Step inside the Museum of London for an unforgettable

 NEW ABOUT                                                              journey through the capital’s turbulent past, from a time
                                                                        when hippos and lions roamed Trafalgar Square to the


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                                                                        everyday issues facing 21st century Londoners.
                                                                        Discover prehistoric London, see how the city changed as
                                                                        Romans gave way to Saxons, wonder at the splendour of
     At the Museum of London and the Museum of London                   medieval London and examine the tumultuous years when
     Docklands you can journey to the heart of London’s story           London was ravaged by civil wars, plague and the Great
     and discover the hidden treasures in our city’s history from       Fire of 1666. Then venture into the Galleries of Modern
     450,000 BC to the present day.                                     London where you can walk the streets of Victorian
                                                                        London, take a stroll in recreated 18th century pleasure
     From talks, walks and courses to evening events and film            gardens and marvel at the magnificent Lord Mayor’s Coach.
     screenings there’s always something happening at both of our
                                                                        Explore the objects in our galleries through free
     venues. Alternatively, take a closer look at London past and
                                                                        daily highlights tours and objects in focus sessions.
     present with our changing programme of exhibitions.                www.museumoflondon.org.uk
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     Planning your visit to the
     Museum of London
     150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN

     Admission FREE
     Group visits
     From exclusive tours to catering offers, find out how we can make
     your group visit a day to remember. Call 020 7001 9844 for more
     information or visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk/traveltrade.

     Opening times
     Open daily 10am – 6pm. Closed 24-26 December.                        MUSEUM OF LONDON DOCKLANDS
                                                                          West India Quay, Canary Wharf
     Eating and drinking
     The Museum’s two cafés, run by benugo, offer a menu of
     delicious hot and cold deli salads, freshly made sandwiches          From Roman settlement to Docklands’ regeneration, this 200
     and cakes. A lunch space is also available during weekends and       year old warehouse reveals the long history of London as a port
     school holidays. Our restaurant London Wall Bar & Kitchen is         through stories of trade, migration and commerce.
     a great place to unwind with family and friends before or after
     your visit. Enjoy expertly made cocktails, a glass of wine and       Discover a wealth of objects from whale bones to World War II
     food from a menu of British classics. Open Mon-Fri, 11am – 11pm.     gas masks in state-of-the-art galleries, including Sailortown, an
     www.londonwallbarandkitchen.com, call 020 7600 7340.                 atmospheric recreation of 19th century Wapping, and London,
                                                                          Sugar & Slavery, which reveals the part the capital played in the
     Access and facilities for visitors with disabilities                 transatlantic slave trade.
     The Museum is fully accessible to wheelchair users. The Galleries
                                                                          With archaeological finds, unusual objects, fascinating talks,
     of Modern London include induction loops, Braille panels, touch
                                                                          films and events, as well as an extensive archive and library, the
     objects and audio guides for the visually impaired. Please call
                                                                          Museum of London Docklands is one of the capital’s hidden gems.
     or visit our website to find out about the facilities that may help
     you during your visit. Free Vocaleyes tours are also available for   Explore the objects in our galleries through free highlights tours.
     visually impaired visitors and some lectures and walks can be        www.museumoflondon.org.uk/docklands
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     your journey so please check www.tfl.gov.uk before you visit.

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     Planning your visit to the
     Museum of London Docklands
     West India Quay, London E14 4AL

     Admission FREE

     Group visits
     From exclusive tours to catering offers, find out how we can make
     your group visit a day to remember. Call 020 7001 9844 for more
     information or visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk/traveltrade.

     Opening times
     Open daily 10am – 6pm. Closed 24-26 December.

     Eating and drinking
     Enjoy a drink, snack or freshly-made cake in our Museum café,
     or stop in at our new bar and restaurant, Rum & Sugar, where
     you can enjoy classic dishes with a contemporary twist, along
     with cocktails, beers and ales. www.rumandsugar.co.uk, or call
     020 7538 2702. A picnic area is available during weekends and
     school holidays.

     Access and facilities for visitors with disabilities
     The Museum is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Please
     call or visit our website to find out about the services and facilities
     we provide that may help you during your visit. Free Vocaleyes
     tours are available for visually impaired visitors and some lectures
     and walks can be BSL interpreted on request. To book a Vocaleyes
     tour or to enquire about BSL interpreted events please call
     020 7001 9844 at least two weeks before your intended visit.

     Host your event at the Museum of London Docklands
     Located over five floors of a late Georgian warehouse, the Museum
     is Canary Wharf’s only Grade I listed building and offers a stunning
     backdrop for private dinners, drink receptions, conferences and
     boardroom meetings. To find out more call 020 7001 9879 or email
     events.docklands@museumoflondon.org.uk.

     Museum of London Docklands is easy to get to!
                                                                              JOIN THE FRIENDS OF
          West India Quay (14 minutes from Bank)
                                                                              THE MUSEUM OF LONDON
                                                                              Get a backstage pass to the capital with free entry to exhibitions,
          Canary Wharf (11 minutes from Waterloo)
                                                                              exclusive tours, special offers, reduced-price tickets to events
          Canary Wharf Pier (13 minutes from London Bridge Pier)              and discounts in our Museum shops and cafés.
          15, 115, 135, 277, D3, D6, D7, D8
                                                                              Become a Friend of the Museum from just £40 a year.
     Planned engineering works on the DLR and
     Underground may disrupt your journey so                                  For more information call 020 7814 5507 or visit
     please check www.tfl.gov.uk before you visit.                            www.museumoflondon.org.uk/friends

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  EVENTS AT A GLANCE
  Various Tours of Mortimer Wheeler House            Archaeology p16       21 Oct Roman fort visit                         Archaeology p16
  dates
                                                                           22 Oct Bespoke London                                  Walk p17
  11 Aug Fabulous fifties @ late                     Special event p12
                                                                           26 Oct Adam Corsini                          Meet the expert p15
  12 Aug The London Nobody Knows PG Docklands Cinema Club p14
                                                                           29 Oct Hauntings and hangings                          Walk p17
  19 Aug Archaeology up close                        Archaeology p16
                                                                           30 Oct Hauntings and hangings                          Walk p17
  19 Aug Roman fort visit                            Archaeology p16
                                                                           31 Oct London through a lens: beginners              Course p19
  20 Aug The art of… archaeological illustration          Course p18
                                                                           11 Nov Pool of London PG              Docklands Cinema Club p14
  20 Aug The Great Exhibition                                Walk p16
                                                                           12 Nov Medieval mayhem                                 Walk p17
  24 Aug In conversation with Steven Berkoff        Special event p12
                                                                           18 Nov Archaeology up close                     Archaeology p16
  31 Aug Jim Gledhill                            Meet the expert p15
                                                                           18 Nov Roman fort visit                         Archaeology p16
  31 Aug Street photography today                   Special event p12
                                                                           19 Nov London at war                                   Walk p17
  3 Sep   The art of… archaeological illustration         Course p18
                                                                           24 Nov East end humour                         Special event p13
  3 Sep   The art of… street photography                  Course p18
                                                                           30 Nov Hilary Davidson                       Meet the expert p15
  9 Sep   Quadrophenia 18                 Docklands Cinema Club p14
                                                                           9 Dec    Sus 15                       Docklands Cinema Club p15
  10 Sep Gardens in the City                                 Walk p16
                                                                           9 Dec    Dickens and London @ late             Special event p13
  12 Sep Hidden treasures                                 Course p18
                                                                           10 Dec Victorian Christmas                             Walk p17
  16 Sep Archaeology up close                        Archaeology p16
                                                                           16 Dec Archaeology up close                     Archaeology p16
  16 Sep Roman fort visit                            Archaeology p16
                                                                           16 Dec Roman fort visit                         Archaeology p16
  17 Sep Uptown girls                                        Walk p16
                                                                           17 Dec Dickens fact from fiction: Southwark             Walk p17
  24 Sep Pirates study day                          Special event p12
                                                                           6 Jan    London Short Film Festival            Special event p13
  28 Sep Writing London                                   Course p18
                                                                           9 Jan    Anglo-Norman London                         Course p19
  28 Sep Jelena Bekvalac                         Meet the expert p15
                                                                           11 Jan   Mysteries of London                         Course p19
  3 Oct   Roman and Saxon London                          Course p18
                                                                           11 Jan   London Short Film Festival            Special event p13
  3 Oct   Port of London study group                      Course p18
                                                                           13 Jan   Great Expectations PG        Docklands Cinema Club p15
  4 Oct   East London guiding                             Course p19
                                                                           14 Jan   Walking the Roman Wall                        Walk p17
  5 Oct   Understanding Museums                           Course p19
                                                                           20 Jan Archaeology up close                     Archaeology p16
  8 Oct   Fleshing out the bare bones                     Course p19
                                                                           20 Jan Roman fort visit                         Archaeology p16
  8 Oct   The Battle of Cable Street                         Walk p16
                                                                           21 Jan   Dickens fact from fiction: Holborn             Walk p17
  14 Oct Carry on Screaming PG            Docklands Cinema Club p14
                                                                           23 Jan   Dickens on screen                     Special event p13
  18 Oct Modern slavery in London                   Special event p13
                                                                           25 Jan   Rose Briskman                       Meet the expert p15
  21 Oct Archaeology up close                        Archaeology p16


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   MAJOR EXHIBITIONS                                                                                          DISPLAYS
                                                            Media partner
   London Street Photography                                                                                  Hand-drawn London
   Last chance to see!                                                                                        Until 11 September 2011
   Until 4 September 2011                                                                                     Explore maps created by




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   ‘A captivating portrait of an                                                                              Londoners that reflect their own
   evolving city’ Metro                                                                                       personal landscapes, experiences
   From sepia-toned scenes                                                                                    and perceptions of the capital.
   of horse-drawn cabs to 21st                                                                                Museum of London. FREE
                                                                                                              In partnership with londonist.com
   century Londoners digitally
   ‘caught on film’, explore how
                                                                                                              Your 2012
   street photography has evolved
                                                                                                              22 July 2011 – 5 February 2012
   from 1860 to the present day
   and examine the relationship                                                                               Trace the development of the Olympic Park site through
   between photographers,                                                                                     photographs taken by our Museum hosts.
                                                                                                              Museum of London Docklands. FREE




                                                                            © Cyril Arapoff
   London’s streets and the people
   who live on them in our most
                                                                                                              Freedom from: Modern slavery in the capital
   popular exhibition to date.
                                                                                                              23 August – 20 November 2011
   Museum of London. FREE
                                                                                                              Consider the impact of human trafficking and enslavement
   Pirates: The Captain Kidd Story                        Media partner                                       in London today. At the Museum of London we share the
   Until 30 October 2011                                                                                      experiences of Londoners who have been personally affected
   Discover the truth about the                                                                               or are working to combat this exploitation. At the Museum of
   real pirates who ruled our seas                                                                            London Docklands an international Survivors Quilt, alongside
   over 300 years ago. Through                                                                                new patches created by Londoners as part of this project, will
                                                                            Courtesy of Mrs Pamela Curry




   maps, letters, illustrations and                                                                           be the centrepiece of the display.
                                                                                                              Museum of London. FREE
   interactive exhibits, follow the
                                                                                                              Museum of London Docklands. FREE
   true story of Captain Kidd in
                                                                                                              In partnership with Anti-Slavery International
   this family-friendly exhibition
   and learn how Kidd’s legend still                                                                          The Dispossessed
   shapes our idea of pirates today.                                                                          23 August – 20 November 2011
   Museum of London Docklands
   Book in advance for discounted
                                                                                                              Reflect upon some of the success stories from the Evening
   tickets (booking fee applies)                                                                              Standard’s campaign to counter poverty in London.
                                                                                                              Museum of London. FREE
   Dickens and London                                     Media partner                                       In partnership with the Evening Standard

   9 December 2011 – 10 June 2012
                                                                                                              Streets of Gold
   Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens
                                                                                                              Opens 20 January 2012
   with this new special exhibition. Original artefacts, manuscripts
                                                                                                              View London as seen by four artists new to the city, each
   and audio-visual experiences will recreate the atmosphere of
                                                                                                              making a personal connection with a figure from London’s past.
   Victorian London, taking you on a haunting journey to discover
                                                                                                              Museum of London. FREE
   the places and subjects which inspired his writings.                                                       A motiroti project led by artist Daniel Saul www.motiroti.com/sog
   Museum of London
   Book in advance for discounted tickets (booking fee applies)
   Part of Dickens 2012 festival www.dickens2012.0rg




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                                                                                                                                      Modern slavery in London
   SPECIAL EVENTS                                                                                                                     Tue 18 Oct, 7-8.45pm
   Fabulous fifties @ late                                                                                                            Richard Martin, DCS of the Metropolitan
   Thu 11 Aug, 6.30-9.30pm                                                                                                            Police, and Aidan McQuade, Director of
   Celebrate all things 1950s at a late event to mark the 60th                                                                        Anti-Slavery International, discuss how
   anniversary of the Festival of Britain. Hear about London’s                                                                        modern slavery affects London and what
   fifties youth culture, learn to jive to a live band, take part in a                                                                 initiatives can combat it. Includes a screening
   retro craft workshop with designers from Tatty Devine, and be                                                                      of the documentary ‘Britain’s Secret Slaves’.
   transformed into a post-war pin-up. Fifties dress welcome!                                                                         Museum of London Docklands. FREE
                                                                                                                                      In partnership with Anti-Slavery International and Unchosen
   Museum of London. Book in advance £8 (concs £6, Friends £4.50)
   In partnership with Tatty Devine
                                                                                                                                      East end humour
   In conversation with                                                                                                               Thu 24 Nov, 7.30-10pm
   Steven Berkoff                                                                                                                     ‘Have a bubble’ with some of the brightest new comics this side
   Wed 24 Aug, 7-8pm                                                                                                                  of the Bow Bells. With Paul Sweeney, Jim Campbell, Suzi Ruffell
   Join internationally-renowned                                                                                                      and Mock the Week’s Miles Jupp.
   actor, director and playwright                                                                                                     Museum of London Docklands
                                                                                                                                      Book in advance £6 (concs £4.50, Friends £3)
   Steven Berkoff as he speaks                                                                                                        In partnership with CK Productions
   about his memories of growing
   up in London’s East End with                                                                                                       Dickens and London @ late
   author Jerry White.                                                                                                                Fri 9 Dec, 6.30-9.30pm
   Museum of London Docklands
                                                                                                                                      Visit our new exhibition Dickens and London after-hours on
   Book in advance £8 (concs £6,
   Friends £5)                                                                                                                        its opening day with live music from the London Gay Men’s
                                                                                                                                      Chorus and a paying bar serving seasonal food and drinks.
   Street photography today                                                                                                           Includes entrance to the exhibition.
   Wed 31 Aug, 7-8pm                                                                                                                  Museum of London. Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
   Mike Seaborne, curator of London Street Photography, is
                                                                                                                                      London Short Film Festival:
   joined by photographers Peter Marshall and Matt Stuart to talk
   about the development of street photography and its future.                                                                        London Lives 15 & My London 15
   Chaired by photographer Stephen McLaren.                                                                                           Fri 6 & Wed 11, 6.30-8.30pm
   Museum of London. Book in advance £6 (concs £4.50, Friends £3)                                                                     Join us for short films that show the glory
                                                                                                                                      and diversity of the capital, made by some of
                                                                         © The Art Archive / Private Collection of Eileen Tweedy




   Pirates study day                                                                                                                  the country’s most exciting new film-makers. Friday will
   Sat 24 Sep, 10.30am – 5pm                                                                                                          focus on fiction while Wednesday explores documentary.
   Delve deeper into Pirates:                                                                                                         Museum of London Docklands
                                                                                                                                      Book in advance £5 (concs £4, Friends £3) per night
   The Captain Kidd Story as                                                                                                          In partnership with the London Short Film Festival
   leading academics, including
   Angus Konstam and Jo Stanley,                                                                                                      Dickens on screen
   discuss the history and cultural                                                                                                   Mon 23 Jan, 7-8pm
   resonance of pirates and
                                                                                                                                      To commemorate the bicentenary of Dickens’ birth the BBC will
   piracy. Includes tea, coffee and
                                                                                                                                      be launching a series of new Dickens adaptations. Join Diarmuid
   exhibition entry.
                                                                                                                                      Lawrence, Director of the BBC’s forthcoming version of Edwin
   Museum of London Docklands
   Book in advance £20 (concs £15,
                                                                                                                                      Drood, to find out how he converted Dickens’ words into film.
   Friends £12.50)                                                                                                                    Museum of London. Book in advance £6 (concs £4.50, Friends £3)
                                                                                                                                      In partnership with the BBC


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   DOCKLANDS CINEMA CLUB                                                                            Fri 9 Dec, 7-9.30pm
   Watch a great film every month screened in a Grade I listed                                       A black man is detained by two police officers on the night of
   Georgian warehouse, with introductions by leading writers,                                       the 1979 General Election. Barrie Keeffe, writer of The Long
   directors, critics and fans.                                                                     Good Friday, presents this film version of his much-admired,
                                                                                                    hard-hitting stage play.
   Film screenings take place on the second Friday of every                                         Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5)
   month. Tickets can be bought for individual screenings, or
   for an annual fee of £25 (£18 concs) members can enjoy 6 free                                    Great Expectations (1946) PG
   Docklands Cinema Club tickets per year.                                                          Fri 13 Jan, 7-9pm
   The London Nobody Knows (1967) PG                                                                David Lean directs this academy award winning adaptation
                                                                                                    of the Dickens classic. Speaker to be announced closer
   Fri 12 Aug, 7-9pm
                                                                                                    to the time.
   This iconic London documentary will be preceded by a special                                     Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5)
   interview with the film’s scriptwriter, Brian Comport.
   Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5)
                                                                                                    MEET THE EXPERT
   Quadrophenia (1979) 18
   Fri 9 Sep, 7-9.30pm                                                                              On the last Wednesday of the month (excluding Dec),
   Described by the NME as ‘the                                                                     enjoy free daytime talks by Museum of London curators,
   greatest British youth film ever                                                                  conservators and archaeologists. Find out what our experts get
   made’, this Mod classic will be                                                                  up to behind-the-scenes and what current research or recent
                                                                         The Kobal Collection


                                                                                                    finds they are working on.
                                                                         © Curbishley-Baird/




   introduced by the film’s highly
   acclaimed director, Franc Roddam.
   Museum of London Docklands
                                                                                                    Jim Gledhill, Social and Working History
   Book in advance £7 (concs £5)                                                                    Wed 31 Aug, 2-3pm
                                                                                                    Museum of London Docklands. FREE
   Carry on Screaming (1966) PG
   Fri 14 Oct, 7-9.15pm                                                                             Jelena Bekvalac, Human Osteology
                                                                                                    Wed 28 Sep, 2-3pm
   Kenneth Williams stars in this
                                                                                                    Museum of London. FREE
   tongue-in-cheek pastiche of the
   popular Hammer Horrors. Two                                                                      Adam Corsini, Archaeological Collections
   Victorian detectives are sent to
   investigate suspicious goings-on
                                                                                                    and Archive
                                                                         © Ethiro Productions/




                                                                                                    Wed 26 Oct, 2-3pm
                                                                         The Kobal Collection




   at a dummy factory. Speaker to
   be announced closer to the time.                                                                 Museum of London Docklands. FREE
   Museum of London Docklands
   Book in advance £7 (concs £5)
                                                                                                    Hilary Davidson, Fashion and Decorative Arts
                                                                                                    Wed 30 Nov, 2-3pm
   Pool of London (1950) PG                                                                         Museum of London. FREE
   Fri 11 Nov, 7-9pm
   This hard-hitting post-war thriller looks at race, romance and
                                                                                                    Rose Briskman, Conservation
   the criminal underworld of the London docks. The screening                                       for Dickens and London
   will be introduced by our Curator of Maritime and Community                                      Wed 25 Jan, 2-3pm
   History, Tom Wareham.                                                                            Museum of London. FREE
   Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5)



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                                                                            Bespoke London
   ARCHAEOLOGY EVENTS                                                       Sat 22 Oct, 11am – 1pm
                                                                            Rachel Kolsky puts gentlemen’s clothing centre stage as she
   Tours of Mortimer Wheeler House                                          leads a walk around Jermyn Street and Savile Row.
   Various dates, see website for further details                           Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
   Visit the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre to see
   and handle some of the thousands of finds not yet in our galleries.       Hauntings and hangings
   Mortimer Wheeler House. Book in advance £5                               Sat 29 & Sun 30 Oct, 6-8pm
                                                                            An evening stroll through the darker side of London, with tales
   Archaeology up close                                                     of churchyard murders, public executions and body snatchers.
   Fri 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Oct, 18 Nov, 16 Dec & 20 Jan, 12-2pm              Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
   Drop in on monthly object-handling sessions with members of
   the Museum’s Archaeological Collections department.                      Medieval mayhem
   Museum of London. FREE                                                   Sat 12 Nov, 2-3.30pm
                                                                            Hear about feasting, rioting and rebellion in Medieval London.
   Roman fort visit                                                         Book in advance £7.50 (concs £6, Friends £5)
   Fri 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Oct, 18 Nov, 16 Dec & 20 Jan,
   2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm                                                      London at war
   Tour the remains of the western gate of London’s Roman                   Sat 19 Nov, 11am – 1pm
   military fort, located beneath the streets next to the Museum.           Uncover stories of spies, bomb scares and refugees in this
   Museum of London. FREE but tickets allocated on arrival
                                                                            World War I walk around London.
                                                                            Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
   WALKS
                                                                            Victorian Christmas
   The Great Exhibition                                                     Sat 10 Dec, 11am – 1pm
   Sat 20 Aug, 11am – 1pm                                                   Find out how the Victorians celebrated Christmas.
   150 years on, explore how South Kensington evolved from                  Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
   Prince Albert’s vision for the Great Exhibition.
   Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
                                                                            Dickens fact from
                                                                            fiction: Southwark
   Gardens in the City                                                      Sat 17 Dec, 11am – 1pm
   Sat 10 Sep, 11am – 1pm                                                   Discover how Dickens used
   Combine horticulture and history with a late summer walk                 his childhood experiences in
   through some of the City’s hidden gardens.                               his novels.
   Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)                               Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)

   Uptown girls                                                             Walking the Roman Wall
   Sat 17 Sep, 11am – 1pm                                                   Sat 14 Jan, 2-4pm
   Discover the west end establishments that clothed royalty and            Follow the Roman wall of the City of London and trace
   celebrities past and present.                                            where it still exists today.
   Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)                               Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)

   The Battle of Cable Street                                               Dickens fact from fiction: Holborn
   Sat 8 Oct, talk 11am – 12pm, walk 2-4pm                                  Sat 21 Jan, 11am – 1pm
   Join curator Jim Gledhill for a talk on the Battle of Cable Street       Learn how Dickens was inspired by Victorian Holborn.
   followed by a walk tracing the main sites of the 1936 clash.             Book in advance £10 (concs £8, Friends £6)
   Book in advance £12 (concs £10, Friends £8)


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                                                                                 East London guiding
   ADULT COURSES                                                                 Starts Tue 4 Oct, 2.30-4.30pm (10 weeks)
                                                                                 Learn about the history of east London and train to be a tourist
   To find out more about our adult courses visit
                                                                                 guide for areas including the Olympic site in this informative
   www.museumoflondon.org.uk/courses
                                                                                 new certificated course.
                                                                                 Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance† £300 (concs £150)
   The art of... archaeological illustration                                     In partnership with Birkbeck College
   Sat 20 & Sun 21 Aug; Sat 3 & Sun 4 Sep, 10.30am – 4pm (4 days)
   Using objects from our collections, learn the basics of                       Understanding Museums
   archaeological illustration with specialists from Museum of                   Starts Wed 5 Oct, then Sat 1-4.30pm (6 weeks)
   London Archaeology. No experience necessary.                                  Discover why objects are displayed in certain ways and how
   Museum of London. Book in advance £40                                         exhibitions can affect the way we experience the past.
   In partnership with Museum of London Archaeology                              Museum of London. Book in advance† £300 (concs £150)
                                                                                 In partnership with Birkbeck College
   The art of… street photography
   Sat 3 & Sun 4 Sep, 10.30am – 4.30pm (weekend)                                 Fleshing out the bare bones
   Develop confidence and gain a better understanding of the key                  Sat 8 & Sun 9 Oct, 10.30am – 4pm (weekend)
   techniques and challenges of street photography.                              This practical weekend course is for those who have attended
   Museum of London. Book in advance £100 (concs £35)                            our Bare Bones course or have a basic knowledge of and
                                                                                 experience in osteology and handling skeletal remains.
   Hidden treasures: an amble through the City’s past                            Museum of London. Book in advance £100 (concs £35)
   Starts Mon 12 Sep, 2.30-4.30pm (5 weeks)
   Using our objects and galleries for context, beginner historians              London through a lens: beginners
   will discover the secrets hidden beneath the City’s streets in a              Starts Mon 31 Oct, 2.30-4.30pm (5 weeks)
   series of guided walks.                                                       An introduction to digital photography. Learn to use a digital
   Museum of London. Book in advance* £40 (concs £15)                            camera to record London’s rich historical past and take your
   In partnership with City of London Adult and Community Learning Services      own photo album home.
                                                                                 Museum of London. Book in advance* £40 (concs £15)
   Writing London                                                                In partnership with City of London Adult and Community Learning Services
   Starts Wed 28 Sep, 11am – 1pm (20 weeks)
   Inspired by the objects, galleries and exhibitions in the Museum,             Anglo-Norman London
   learn how to produce writing that comes alive for your reader.                Starts Mon 9 Jan, 6.30-8.30pm (10 weeks)
   Museum of London. Book in advance** £140 (concs FREE)                         Using written sources, archaeological evidence and art, this
   In partnership with WEA                                                       course looks at the development of London and what life was
                                                                                 like for Londoners between 1000-1200.
   Roman and Saxon London                                                        Museum of London. Book in advance† £300 (concs £150)
   Mon 3 Oct, 6.30-8.30pm (10 weeks)                                             In partnership with Birkbeck College
   Discover the changing role and status of Roman and Saxon
   Londinium, Lundenwic and Lundenburg through historical and                    Mysteries of London: researching the
   archaeological evidence.                                                      metropolitan past
   Museum of London. Book in advance† £300 (concs £150)                          Starts Wed 11 Jan, 3-5pm (10 weeks)
   In partnership with Birkbeck College
                                                                                 Learn to research and analyse original documents and objects
   Port of London study group                                                    from the Museum, the Guildhall Library and the London
   Term one starts Mon 3 Oct; term two starts 16 Jan                             Metropolitan Archive in this hands-on course.
                                                                                 Museum of London. Book in advance* £90 (concs £15)
   11.30am – 1.30pm (10 weeks)                                                   In partnership with City of London Adult and Community Learning Services
   Join this self-directed special interest group which meets on
   Mondays to share research ideas.                                              * Book via City of London on 020 7608 2753
   Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £25                               † Book via Birkbeck on 020 7631 6651
                                                                                 ** Book via WEA on 020 7426 1960

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