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  1. 1. Cover image: Memento mori, 1810-50© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library Stay up to date with all the latest news and events! Visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk/enews to sign up for our enewsletter and be entered into our regular prize draw to win an iPod nano! Terms and conditions apply. You can also follow us online: www.museumoflondon.org.uk www.mymuseumoflondon.org.uk/blogs twitter.com/MuseumofLondon facebook.com/MuseumofLondon scribd.com/MuseumofLondon Events and exhibitions for adults at both our venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk August 2012 – 020 7001 9844 January 2013
  2. 2. 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 LONDON 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 You can also explore the objects in our galleries through venues. Alternatively, take a closer look at London past and free daily highlights tours and objects in focus sessions. present with our changing programme of exhibitions. www.museumoflondon.org.uk The Museum of London is here for you all year round and GATE REET there’s always something new to see. Or you can simply come BARBICAN BEEC H ST E ST S ILK STR OR EE T along and relax in our cafés or restaurants, find a gift in our ALDERSGAT E AN MO N GL LIVERPOOL LN LO SO STREET shops, catch up with friends or just enjoy the sights and sounds UT OR HP L MO LI TT MOORGATE LE of the world’s greatest city. TE BR IT LONDON WALL GA AI LON N D ON W S OP ARTIN’S LE GRAND AL L There’s so much to discover that the London you know will M A N ST SH TE EET M OO R GA BI T never look the same again. DS WO OD STR NEW CO L E OA GA GRE TE SHA BR MS ST M T R EET OL D ST CHE LE ST ST. PAUL’S APSI DE AD NEED HRE R CH ST. PAUL’S P OU T LTRY CATHEDRAL L E A D E N HA L L S T HU CA N N ON BANK ST R CE C EET KI N = ntrance from E GW GRA Q U E E N V I C TO R I A S T R E E T CLO AK L FEN C H URCH ILL MANSION N street level I AM HOUSE UPP ER TH AM E S STRE ET TOWER OF ST EASTC LONDON HE MONUMENT A MILLENNIUM BRIDGE CANNON P STREET BR For a large print, text only version DGE LOWER THAM K ES STREE WAR T N BRI TH of this leaflet call 020 7001 9844 O SOU LOND TATE MODERN2| www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 3
  3. 3. 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/groups. Opening times Open daily 10am – 6pm. Closed 24-26 December. MUSEUM OF LONDON DOCKLANDS Eating and drinking West India Quay, Canary Wharf 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 through stories of trade, migration and commerce. serves a menu of British classics and is a great place to unwind with family and friends before or after your visit. Open Discover a wealth of objects from whale bones to World War II Mon-Fri, 11am – 11pm. For reservations and information visit gas masks in state-of-the-art galleries, including Sailortown, an www.londonwallbarandkitchen.com or 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 of Modern London include induction loops, Braille panels, touch With archaeological finds, unusual objects, fascinating talks, objects and audio guides for the visually impaired. Please call films and events, as well as an extensive archive and library, the or visit our website to find out about the facilities that may help Museum of London Docklands is one of the capital’s hidden gems. you during your visit. Free Vocaleyes tours are also available for You can also explore the objects in our galleries through free visually impaired visitors and some lectures and walks can be highlights tours. www.museumoflondon.org.uk/docklands BSL interpreted on request. To book please call 020 7001 9844 at least two weeks before your intended visit. PE W ES NN WESTFERRY N T DI Y FIE I A LDS DO Host your event at the Museum of London CK RD POPLAR HIGH STREE T The Museum’s unique venue hire offers over 11 flexible event D ROA ASP EN W spaces for day and evening events, including a 240 seat purpose- S C AST T IGA N OR LA MILL AY NE RRY H E RT S M E R E built theatre, intimate conference space, and exclusive evening WESTFE K RD IN L I M E H O US E L WEST WEST IND INDIA QUAY spaces such as the Galleries of Modern London. To find out more ONTARIO WAY IA QUAY = Walking route call 020 7814 5615 or email venuehire@museumoflondon.org.uk. to the Museum Museum of London is easy to get to! WEST IN DIA AV E CABOT SQ CANARY WHARF DLR NORTH CO LONNAD E ONE CANADA SQ Barbican, St Paul’s, Moorgate CANARY WHARF PIER SOUTH C OLONNAD RIVERBOAT SERVICES E Liverpool Street, City Thameslink, Farringdon HERON QUAYS 4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 172, 242, 521 CANARY WHARF JUBILEE LINE HERON Planned engineering works on the Underground QUAYS may disrupt your journey so please check www.tfl.gov.uk before you visit.4| www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 5
  4. 4. 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/groups. Opening times Open daily 10am – 6pm. Closed 24-26 December. Closed until 16 September 2012 to host Deutsches Haus, the official base for the German National Olympic Committee. Eating and drinking Enjoy a drink, snack or freshly-made cake in our Museum café, or stop in at our bar and restaurant, Rum Sugar (open Tue-Sat) to enjoy classic dishes with a contemporary twist. Visit 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 Canary Wharf’s only Grade I listed building offers a stunning backdrop for private dinners, drinks receptions, conferences and boardroom meetings. To find out more call 020 7001 9879 or email events.docklands@museumoflondon.org.uk. Join the Friends of Museum of London Docklands is easy to get to! the Museum of London West India Quay (14 minutes from Bank) 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 £40 (concs £30) a year. Planned engineering works on the DLR and For more information call 020 7814 5507 or visit Underground may disrupt your journey so www.museumoflondon.org.uk/friends. please check www.tfl.gov.uk before you visit.6| www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 7
  5. 5. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 16 Nov Roman fort visit Archaeology p16 events at a glance 17 Nov St James’s: for gentlemen Walk p18 and ladies Various Behind the scenes at the Archaeology p16 19 Nov Murder and grave-robbery Special event p13 dates archaeological archive in 1830s London 17 Aug Archaeology up close Archaeology p16 24 Nov Lomography workshop Special event p12 17 Aug Roman fort visit Archaeology p16 24 Nov Millwall Docks Walk p18 29 Aug What’s eating the Museum? Meet the expert p15 26 Nov A photographer speaks: Special event p13 15 Sep A post-war bus tour Special event p12 Dorothy Bohm 15 Sep Docklands on film Walk p17 28 Nov Doctors, Dissection and Meet the expert p15 17 Sep London through a lens: Course p20 Resurrection Men absolute beginners 30 Nov Londinium @ late Special event p13 21 Sep Archaeology up close Archaeology p16 1 Dec George Peabody: Walk p18 22-23 Open House London 2012 Archaeology p16 East End to the City Sep 8 Dec Lomography workshop Special event p12 24 Sep Get started using computers Course p20 8 Dec Resurrection men Walk p18 and the internet 14 Dec Roman fort visit Archaeology p17 24 Sep Roman and saxon London Course p20 14 Dec Sparrers Can’t Sing (1962) PG Docklands Cinema Club p14 26 Sep Women capturing the city Meet the expert p15 15 Dec A Victorian Christmas Walk p19 26 Sep A real rum do @ late Special event p12 21 Dec Archaeology up close Archaeology p16 29 Sep Lomography workshop Special event p12 29 Dec The City in the Blitz Walk p19 29 Sep Secrets of the Strand Walk p17 9 Jan London Short Film Festival Docklands Cinema Club p14 1 Oct Body horror in 19th century Course p20 10 Jan London Short Film Festival Docklands Cinema Club p14 literature 12 Jan Spitalfields Walk p19 1 Oct Port of London Study Group Course p21 16 Jan The bare bones: basic anatomy Course p22 3 Oct Writing London Course p21 16 Jan The body politic: society, religion Course p22 6 Oct Shakespeare in lust Walk p17 and medicine in the 19th century 12 Oct Babylon (1980) 15 Docklands Cinema Club p14 16 Jan Mysteries of London: researching Course p22 17 Oct Medicine, the media and me Course p21 the metropolitan past 17 Oct Behind the blog Special event p12 16 Jan Anglo-Norman London Course p22 19 Oct Archaeology up close Archaeology p17 18 Jan Archaeology up close Archaeology p16 19 Oct Roman fort visit Archaeology p16 18 Jan Roman fort visit Archaeology p16 20 Oct Clerkenwell: pubs and breweries Walk p17 19 Jan Buried London Walk p19 24 Oct Creating Canary Wharf Meet the expert p15 21 Jan Port of London Study Group Course p21 27 Oct Lomography workshop Special event p12 26 Jan Bells, beer and bullets: Walk p19 27 Oct Hauntings and hangings Walk p17 industrial Whitechapel 28 Oct Hauntings and hangings Walk p17 30 Jan Our Londinium 2012 Meet the expert p15 31 Oct Doctors and Dissection @ late Special event p13 3 Nov Clerkenwell: housing for Walk p18 the people 5 Nov London through a lens: Course p21 beginners SLR 9 Nov The Skin I Live In (2011) 15 Docklands Cinema Club p14 10 Nov The art of digital drawing: Course p21 an introduction to anatomy and life drawing 16 Nov Archaeology up close Archaeology p168 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 9
  6. 6. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 MAJOR EXHIBITIONS DISPLAYS Doctors, Dissection and Media partner At Home with the Queen Resurrection Men Until 28 October 2012 19 October 2012 – 14 April 2013 This striking photographic display reflects Londoners’ enduring Explore the early 19th century history of human dissection affection for the Queen, capturing them at home with their and the trade in dead bodies through dramatic evidence royal memorabilia. unearthed during Museum of London excavations at the Museum of London. FREE Royal London Hospital. Bringing together human and animal remains, anatomical models and drawings, historical documents Journeys and Kinship and original artefacts, the exhibition will reveal the shadowy Until 18 November 2012 practices prompted by a growing demand for corpses, and the Is the face not currency enough? This display of face casts intimate relationship between the surgeon-anatomists and the responds to the irony that members of the African Diaspora resurrection men who supplied them. must pay to visit sites from which their ancestors were Due to its subject matter this exhibition is not recommended for children under 12. transported into enslavement. Online booking fee and timed entry apply. Museum of London Docklands. FREE Museum of London. Adult £9, child (12+), concs £7 To book tickets call 020 7001 9844 or visit LomoWall www.museumoflondon.org.uk/dissection Until 6 January 2013 Scan this QR code to visit our Virtual Study Zone. Explore this arresting mosaic made up of thousands of photographs taken using analogue cameras, depicting this Olympic year. Museum of London. FREE In partnership with Many East Ends Opens 22 September 2012 Where is the East End today and what are the distinct characteristics that make it so unique? Join us to explore these © Wellcome Library, London questions. This display announces a major new programme at the Museum of London Docklands. Museum of London Docklands. FREE Women in Focus 16 November 2012 – 17 February 2013 Our Londinium 2012 Dorothy Bohm, one of Britain’s greatest living © Dorothy Bohm 2012 Now open photographers, focuses her attention on Young people have reinvented women in London with this selection of colour the Museum’s popular Roman photographs dating from the 1980s to date. Museum of London. FREE London gallery. Through newly- created films, poetry, sculpture, Roman and contemporary objects, discover how Londinium Take Another Look Opens 7 December 2012 still lives on in today’s modern capital. Museum of London. FREE Consider Leslie Braine Ikomi’s unique collection of ephemera Our Londinium 2012 is part of London 2012 Cultural Olympiad programme depicting London’s people of African descent, and what the Stories of the World. images say about the hearts and minds of their times.   Museum of London Docklands. FREE10 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 11
  7. 7. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 Doctors and Dissection Special eventS @ late © Science Museum / Science Wed 31 Oct, 7-9.45pm A post-war bus tour Society Picture Library Discover our new exhibition, Sat 15 Sep, 2-5pm Doctors, Dissection and Enjoy an afternoon touring London’s Resurrection Men, after dark post-war architecture in one of the this Halloween. Immerse yourself city’s 20th century icons – an original in macabre activities and red Routemaster bus. Historian and performances inspired by the world of the early 19th century working London bus driver, Professor body snatchers and the surgeons they supplied. Joe Kerr, will lead this unique tour, In addition to special late events, the exhibition will stay open until 9pm mapping the architectural innovations on 2 Nov 2012, 4 Jan, 1 Feb and 1 Mar 2013. and experiments that shaped Museum of London. Book in advance £10 (concs £9, Friends FREE) post-war London. Museum of London. Murder and grave-robbery Book in advance £18 (concs £16, Friends £15) in 1830s London A real rum do @ late Mon 19 Nov, 7-8.30pm Wed 26 Sep, 7-9.30pm The gory business of body snatching in Enjoy an intoxicating evening exploring the history of rum, 19th century London has an enduring once stored in the building that is now home to the Museum appeal in popular fantasy. Author Sarah of London Docklands. Sample and learn how to mix the perfect Wise reveals that truth can be much cocktail, listen to steel band performances and curator talks, stranger than fiction. Wise explores the and design your very own rum miniature label to take home. grotesque world of the resurrectionists, Museum of London Docklands. and paints a haunting picture of the lives of the hopelessly Book in advance £8 (concs £7, Friends £6) poor in London whose fate, often bound up with this brutal reality, is largely forgotten. Lomography workshops Museum of London. Book in advance £7 (concs £6, Friends £5) Sat 29 Sep, 27 Oct, 24 Nov 8 Dec, 1.30-3.30pm A photographer speaks: Discover the thriving world of Dorothy Bohm analogue photography! Lomography Mon 26 Nov, 7-8.30pm experts will show how to achieve Join one of Britain’s most revered female photographers as she vibrant results with old school cameras speaks about her extraordinary career and her new exhibition and film, just like those in our LomoWall. Women in Focus: Colour Photographs by Dorothy Bohm. Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands Museum of London, Book in advance,£7 (concs £6, Friends £5) Book in advance £12 (concs £10, Friends £9), including camera hire, one roll of film and 10% discount on film processing. Londinium @ late Fri 30 Nov, 7-9.45pm Behind the blog Begin the festive season in style with this creative evening of Wed 17 Oct, 7-8.30pm fashion, craft and performance, all inspired by Roman London Join us for an open discussion with a group of prominent and its contemporary influences. Curated by the Museum’s London bloggers, exploring the rise of blog culture in youth panel, Junction and students from the University of the the capital. How have blogs transformed the way we read and Arts London. write about London and experience the capital? Museum of London, Book in advance, £7 (concs £6, Friends £5) Museum of London. Book in advance £7 (concs £6, Friends £5)12 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 13
  8. 8. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 Docklands Cinema Club Meet the Expert Watch a great film every month screened in a Grade I listed On the last Wednesday of the month enjoy free daytime talks Georgian warehouse, with introductions by leading writers, by curators, conservators, historians and archaeologists, from directors, critics and fans. Screenings take place on the second the Museum of London and beyond. Friday of every month. Tickets can be bought for individual screenings, or for an annual fee of £25 (£18 concs) members can What’s eating the Museum? enjoy 6 free Docklands Cinema Club tickets per year. Wed 29 Aug, 1-2pm Adrian Doyle, Collections Care Conservator at the Museum, Babylon (1980) 15 discusses the daily war he wages on insect pests and the Fri 12 Oct, 7-9pm importance of collections care in museums. To mark black history month, join us for a film which is a Museum of London. FREE potent mix of music and social commentary about the young black community in 1980s South London. Screenwriter Martin Women capturing the city Stellman and director Franco Rosso have crafted a superb, Wed 26 Sep, 1-2pm truthful film which stands up more than thirty years later. Join Curator of Photographs, Charlotte Samuels, as she Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5) discusses the work of some of the pioneering female photographers in the Museum’s Historic Photographs collection. The Skin I Live In (2011) 15 © El Deseo S.A. / The Kobal Collection Museum of London. FREE Fri 9 Nov, 7-9pm Join us for this chilling ‘body horror’ from Creating Canary Wharf one of Spain’s leading directors, Pedro Weds 24 Oct, 1-2pm Almodóvar. A brilliant doctor, haunted by Author Kevin d’Arcy uses his book, London’s past tragedies, creates a synthetic skin 2nd City, to explore the origins of the new designed to withstand any damage. financial centre of the world. Spanish with English subtitles. Museum of London Docklands. FREE Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5) Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men Sparrers Can’t Sing (1962) PG Weds 28 Nov, 1-2pm Fri 14 Dec, 7-9pm Exhibition curator, Jelena Bekvalac, reveals how human skeletal Joan Littlewood’s cinematic debut is a real cockney comedy and remains can help us understand the story of early 19th century a fascinating snapshot of a rapidly changing East End of London anatomical study, human dissection, comparative anatomy and in the 1960s. Populated with real-life locals including Queenie the trade in dead bodies. the landlady and Momma the baker. Museum of London. FREE Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £7 (concs £5) Our Londinium 2012 London Short Film Festival: Weds 30 Jan, 1-2pm Urban Shorts and London Lives Join the young people and curator Wed 9 Thu 10 Jan, 7-9pm responsible for reinventing our new Join us for a special Cinema Club where we will host two Roman gallery to find out how we evenings of short films by emerging filmmakers that show off can still draw parallels between the glory and diversity of the capital. Wednesday explores Londinium and today’s capital. documentary while Thursday focuses on fiction. Museum of London. FREE Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance £6 (concs £5, Friends £4) per night In partnership with the London Short Film Festival – celebrating 10 years.14 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 15
  9. 9. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 ARCHAEOLOGY EVENTS Walks All walks are £10 per person (concs £8, Friends £7) Behind the scenes at the Archaeological Archive Various dates, see website for details Visit the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre to see and handle some of the thousands of finds not yet in the Museum’s galleries. Mortimer Wheeler House. Book in advance £5 Docklands on film Sat 15 Sep, 11am – 1pm Archaeology up close Tour the Canary Wharf estate and discover how the area has Fri 17 Aug, 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov, 21 Dec 18 Jan, 12-2pm appeared on film in ways you would never imagine. Drop in on monthly object-handling sessions with members of the Museum’s Archaeological Collections department. Secrets of the Strand Museum of London. FREE Sat 29 Sep, 11am – 1pm Roman fort visit Weave through alleyways leading down to the Thames and uncover the little known sites of the Strand from a centuries- Fri 17 Aug, 19 Oct, 16 Nov, 14 Dec 18 Jan, 2-2.30pm old public bath to a present day palace and glorious gem of a 3-3.30pm Gilbert Scott chapel. Tour the remains of the western gate of London’s Roman military fort, located beneath the streets next to the Museum. Shakespeare in lust Please note that due to the terrain on site at the Roman fort Sat 6 Oct, 11am – 1pm this tour is not accessible to wheelchair users. Poet, Niall McDevitt, takes a revealing walk in Museum of London. FREE but tickets allocated on arrival London’s East End, discussing Shakespeare and his relationship with the Anglo-Jewish feminist poet, Emilia Lanier, and visiting the sites of the Theatre and the Curtain. Clerkenwell: pubs and breweries Sat 20 Oct, 11am – 1pm Join City Highlights guide, Chris Everett for a daytime ‘pub crawl’ around hostelries past and present. Discover Liquorpond Road and why we should be grateful to Lady Meux. Hauntings and hangings Open House London 2012 Sat 27 Sun 28 Oct, 6-8pm Sat 22 Sun 23 Sep A spine-tingling, evening stroll through the darker side of London, On Sat 22 and Sun 23 Sep tour the remains of the rarely-seen with tales of churchyard murders Billingsgate Roman house and baths between 11am and 4pm and public executions. or on Sat 22 Sep find out more about the Roman military fort beneath the Museum of London between 12-4pm. FREE16 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 17
  10. 10. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 Clerkenwell: housing for the people A Victorian Christmas Sat 3 Nov, 11am – 1pm Sat 15 Dec, 11am – 1pm Explore the rich history of social housing. Learn how Join us on this festive walk exploring how the Victorians have almshouses gave way to Victorian philanthropic tenements and shaped the way we celebrate Christmas. 20th century council facilities. The City in the Blitz By Kind Permission of The Commissioner St James’s: for gentlemen and ladies Sat 29 Dec, 11am – 1pm Sat 17 Nov, 11am – 1pm See the crucial sites and St James’s, usually associated with gentlemen, has a wealth of hear the poignant stories of of the City of London female links too. Hear about its famous clubs and fascinating ordinary Londoners and personalities such as Beau Brummell and the ‘Duchess of fire-fighters on the Jermyn Street’. We end with a treat, a visit to one of the area’s anniversary of the worst most historic shops. night of the Blitz in London. Millwall Docks Spitalfields Sat 24 Nov, 11am – 1pm Sat 12 Jan, 11am – 1pm Wander around these Victorian docks and learn how Isambard Hear stories about those who have lived in and helped to shape Kingdom Brunel, Millwall FC and World War II all left their mark Spitalfields through the centuries. on the Isle of Dogs. Buried London George Peabody: Sat 19 Jan, 11am – 1pm East End to the City From single burials to ‘plague pits’ and mass graves, the history Sat 1 Dec, 11am – 1pm of London is made present through the silent witness of these Stroll through 150 years of Peabody history, bodies across the city. from the earliest estate through to the seat of his financial successes and his statue Bells, beer and bullets: industrial Whitechapel next to the Royal Exchange. Sat 26 Jan, 11am – 1pm Learn about Whitechapel’s industrial history. Hear about its Resurrection men famous Bell Foundry, the headquarters of the Worshipful Sat 8 Dec, 11am – 1pm Company of Gunmakers and the famous Albion Brewery. Encounter the grisly haunts of London’s infamous body snatchers, from the Barber-Surgeons’ Hall to St Bartholomew’s hospital and execution sites.18 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 19
  11. 11. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 Port of London Study Group courses Term one starts Mon 1 Oct; term two starts Mon 21 Jan, 11.30am – 1.30pm (10 weeks per term) To find out more about our adult courses visit Join this self-directed special interest group which meets www.museumoflondon.org.uk/courses on Mondays at the Museum of London Docklands to share research ideas. London through a lens: absolute beginners Museum of London Docklands. Book in advance † † £30 Starts Mon 17 Sep, 2.30-4.30pm (5 weeks) Learn to use a compact digital camera from scratch, while Writing London recording London’s rich historical past. Term one starts Wed 3 Oct; term two starts Wed 16 Jan, Museum of London. Book in advance* £48 (concs £14) 10.30am – 1pm (20 weeks – 10 weeks per term) In partnership with City of London Adult Skills and Community Learning Inspired by the objects, galleries and exhibitions in the Museum, learn how to produce writing that comes alive for your reader. Museum of London. Book in advance** £187.50 (concs FREE) In partnership with WEA Medicine, the media and me Starts Wed 17 Oct, 2-4.30pm (8 weeks) How do the media influence our responses to medical developments, past and present? How do we respond when it is our body in the press? Museum of London. Book in advance** £75 (concs FREE) In partnership with WEA Get started using computers and the Internet London through a lens: beginners SLR Starts Mon 24 Sep, 6-8pm (10 weeks) Starts Mon 5 Nov, 2.30-4.30pm (5 weeks) This practical course for beginners will provide you with the An introduction to SLR (single lens reflex) digital photography. skills and knowledge needed to get started using computers Learn more about your SLR camera to gain confidence in and the internet safely. capturing London’s rich history. Museum of London. Book in advance** £75 (concs FREE) Museum of London. Book in advance* £48 (concs £14) In partnership with WEA In partnership with City of London Adult Skills and Community Learning Roman and saxon London The art of digital drawing: © Science Museum / Science Society Picture Library Starts Mon 24 Sep, 6.30-8.30pm (10 weeks) an introduction to anatomy Discover the changing role and status of Roman and Saxon Londinium, Lundenwic and Lundenburh through historical and and life drawing archaeological evidence. Starts Sat 10 Nov, Museum of London. Book in advance † £325 10.30am – 4.30pm (weekend) In partnership with Birkbeck College This beginners course explores ways of using digital tablets to create Body horror in 19th century literature drawn responses to the human body. Starts Mon 1 Oct, 2.45-4.45pm (10 weeks) Museum of London. Book in advance † † Rediscover 19th century horror classics, such as Frankenstein, £150 (students £90, concs £35) Dracula and The Island of Doctor Moreau, and explore their status as contemporary myths. Museum of London. Book in advance** £75 (concs FREE) In partnership with WEA20 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 21
  12. 12. Book online at www.museumoflondon.org.uk/events or call 020 7001 9844 The bare bones: basic anatomy Museum of London apps Images © Science Museum / Science Society Picture Library Starts Wed 16 Jan, 6.30-8.30pm (4 weeks) Take the Museum to the streets with our award-winning apps! An introduction to the human skeleton and the techniques used for assessing age and sex. Streetmuseum™ (iPhone/Android) Museum of London. Download our original, multi award-winning app and Book in advance † † £50 (concs £20) be guided to over 200 images of London from the Museum’s extensive art and photographic collections. The body politic: society, Explore in 2D or use the 3D augmented reality view to compare past and present views in situ. religion and medicine in FREE to download from iTunes and Android Market the 19th century Starts Wed 16 Jan, 2-4.30pm Streetmuseum Londinium (10 weeks) (iPhone/iPad) Explore social and religious attitudes Presented by the Museum of London and to medical experiments in the early HISTORY™, Streetmuseum Londinium 19th century. combines the latest map of Roman London with the present Museum of London. day capital to reveal the hidden city beneath your feet. Book in advance** £94 (concs FREE) Unearth exquisite artefacts; listen to the sounds of the city; In partnership with WEA and watch scenes of Roman London overlaid on today’s modern backdrop. Mysteries of London: researching FREE to download from iTunes the metropolitan past Starts Wed 16 Jan, 2.30-4.30pm (10 weeks) Dickens: Dark London (iPhone/iPad) Research and analyse real documents and objects from the Our serialised graphic novel app brings to life Museum, the Guildhall Library and the London Metropolitan Dickens’s short stories through evocative Archive in this hands-on course. illustrations by David Foldvari and narration by actor Museum of London. Book in advance* £115 Mark Strong. Bonus material features passages from Dickens’s In partnership with City of London Adult Skills and Community Learning most famous novels, while all five editions are brought together on an 1862 map of London, overlaid with today’s satellite view. Anglo-Norman London First edition FREE to download from iTunes Starts Wed 16 Jan, 6.30-8.30pm (10 weeks) Each subsequent edition is £1.49 Using written sources, archaeological evidence and art, this course looks at the development of London and what life was Royal Timetrip (iPhone/iPad) like for Londoners 1000-1200 AD. This unique iPhone and iPad app, produced with Museum of London. Book in advance † £325 Hydrogen Films, celebrates the capital’s enduring In partnership with Birkbeck College relationship with the royal family. Watch iconic royal events in the same locations today, create souvenir photos of yourself as a Prince or Princess, and test your royal knowledge! £1.49 to download from iTunes * Book via City of London on 020 7608 2753 Soundtrack to London (Nokia smartphones) † Book via Birkbeck on 0207 631 6316 Impress your friends with this London music trivia ** Book via WEA on 0800 328 1060 app. Search over 200 locations and 160 artists to † † Book via our box office on 020 7001 9844 discover why London is one of the world’s greatest To find out more about our adult courses visit cities for music. www.museumoflondon.org.uk/courses FREE to download from the Ovi Store22 | Key: Museum of London | Museum of London Docklands | Other venues www.museumoflondon.org.uk | 020 7001 9844 | 23

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