Alongside Archives for London’s regular events and news programmes, we work with others on discrete pieces of work to benefit London’s archives and their users.


AfL is passionate about London’s archives and works with local authorities, organisations, membership groups, users and practitioners to help preserve and make archives accessible to all. The AfL healthcheck [3] has been designed to help archive services identify key information and opportunities in light of current economic and political environment. AfL also facilitates discussions between archive custodians and users where services are looking for new ways forward – for updates on these please see News and follow us on Twitter.

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Through the Door

In 2014 Archives for London teamed up with Poet in the City for a project that paired seven outstanding contemporary poets with London’s archives to create new work and reach new audiences in a project funded by Arts Council England

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