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Previous Lectures and Events

Showmen of the Streets - a documentary film by John Lawrenson

29 Sep 11

Positive Psychology - The Psychology of Meaningful Life

21 Sep 11

Researching London Ancestors

6 Jul 11

Firefighters and the Blitz

14 Jun 11

The London Underground

10 May 11

From Lamplighters to Puttymakers: the Story of the London Tradecard

13 Apr 11

Smithfield Market

15 Mar 11

Danger UXB - the Bomb that Almost got St.Pauls

15 Feb 11

London's Disasters: from Boudicca to the Banking Crisis

4 Jan 11

Leprosy and the City: civic responses to leprosy in Medieval London and Rouen

7 Dec 10

Spirit Visitation: ghosts, angels or family?

29 Oct 10

Execution City: the rituals of death and ghosts

28 Oct 10

Poltergeists: evil among us?

27 Oct 10

The Psychology of Ghosts and Hauntings

26 Oct 10

Exorcisms of Grounded Entities

25 Oct 10

How Londoners Reacted to Danger: from Bonnie Prince Charlie to the Blitz

12 Oct 10

Camden's Railway Heritage

21 Sep 10

How to maintain good energy levels

7 Sep 10

Plague and Pestilence in London

15 Jun 10

The Italian Boy: Murder and Grave-Robbery in 1830's London

13 Apr 10

A Unity of Form: Robert Grant's Museum of Victorian Zoology

16 Feb 10

Jack Sheppard: the Surprising Life, Crimes and Escapes of an 18th Century Criminal

19 Jan 10

Ghost Lore of Old London Town

29 Oct 09

The Haunted London Underground: what lies beneath?

28 Oct 09

Haunted West End Theatres

27 Oct 09

Unknown Ghosts of London

26 Oct 09

London's Docklands: the Lost Quarter

29 Sep 09

Health and Medicine on the Home Front: London 1939-45

15 Sep 09

Cast Upon the Billows of London with no more Protection but his Brains: Thomas Hardy in 1860s London

11 Aug 09

The Whole Place Deserved Destruction: the Old Nichol Slum in the 1880's

9 Jun 09

Henry VIII - Tactics to Tournaments

2 Jun 09

Little Italy: the story of London's Italian Quarter

5 May 09

UFOs over London

7 Apr 09

The Siege of Sidney Street by Don Rumbelow

20 Jan 09

Livery Company Records for Family Historians

4 Dec 08

A History of the Dock Police In London

9 Sep 08

Building St.Paul's Cathedral

24 Jun 08

Shoe Lane: monks, murder and mummery

22 May 08

The Red Hand Gang: Surgeons in Georgian England

7 May 08

The Great Fire of London

15 Apr 08

The Red Hand Gang: Surgeons in Georgian England

20 Mar 08


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