POSTPONED – AfL March Seminar

Adventures in the Savoy Archive: The American Bar and the Savoy Cocktail Book As a result of recent government guidance we feel we must follow advice and postpone our upcoming seminars. We will bring you further news as soon as we can. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Wednesday 25th March 2020, 18.00 –… Read more »

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POSTPONED – Archives for London 2020 Conference

Flushed with Success: London’s Waterways Engineering As a result of recent government guidance we feel we must follow advice and postpone the 2020 Archives for London Conference. We will bring you news of a new date as soon as we can. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. We are pleased to announce that the… Read more »

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AfL February Seminar

Photographs in the collections at London Metropolitan Archives Wednesday 26th February, 18.00 – 19.30 (doors open at 17.30) Huntley Room, London Metropolitan Archives. Photographs in LMA’s collections range from the 1840s to the present day, cover London and its surrounding areas and also reflect the capital’s national and international outlook. They particularly illustrate the expansion… Read more »

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Join us for our Christmas celebration at the November Seminar!

The curious tale of the lady in the photograph – Love Actually comes to LMA Wednesday 27th November 2019, 18.00 – 19.30 (doors open at 17.30) Huntley Room, London Metropolitan Archives. From one of the earliest photographs at LMA (1848) we will trace not only the story of the young woman who was pictured and… Read more »

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October 2019 Seminar

Creating the V&A: Victoria and Albert’s Museum Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 18.00 – 19.30 (doors open at 17.30) Huntley Room, London Metropolitan Archives. In this bicentenary year of their births, celebrate the contribution made by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the creation of the V&A. This lecture will explore how the young Royal couple… Read more »

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Summer 2019

Join us at our two wonderful events this July! AfL Summer Soirée – Keats House Join us as we gather for our annual Summer Soirée, this year hosted at Keats House in Hampstead! A warm welcome awaits us from Keats House Curator Rob Shakespeare: he will tell us about the house, Keats’ life and escort… Read more »

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AfL June Seminar

The Health of Children in Institutional Care in London 1890-1920 Wednesday 26th June 2019, 18.00 – 19.30 (doors open at 17.30) Huntley Room, London Metropolitan Archives. Using documents held in the London Metropolitan Archives, Dr Schneider will explore the health of children living in state and charitable institutions in the late nineteenth and early twentieth… Read more »

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AfL May Seminar

London Unspooled: Sounds from the Strongrooms The sonic history of London is slipping through our fingers. We possibly have less than 15 years to save a century of analogue audio recordings before degradation and the horrors of ‘sticky shed syndrome’ render them lost forever. London Metropolitan Archives is one of ten hubs across the UK… Read more »

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AfL April Seminar

The Turner Bequest at the National Gallery Wednesday 24th April 2019, 18.00 – 19.30 (doors open at 17.30) Huntley Room, London Metropolitan Archives This talk will consider the history of the Turner Bequest at the National Gallery, starting by looking at Turner’s will, how it was contested by his relatives before the Court of Chancery,… Read more »

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