The new museum coming in 2026 will be situated at the heart of the capital’s historic Smithfield area next to Farringdon.
Until then, the fun continues at our Docklands museum!
From The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, and from Carnaby Street to West End, here’s how music and fashion were intrinsically linked in 1960s’ London.
These photos of disabled children in specialist schools in 1950s’ London attempt to fill a crucial gap in documenting our history.
The success of the 1889 dockers’ and tailors’ strikes in London showed the growing influence of unions, and the power of a unified workforce.
Forty years after moving from central London to Canary Wharf, and with another move out of town on the cards, the fishmongers of Billingsgate Market have many stories to tell.
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