Friday, 29 May 2015

Museum of London - What's new in June at the Museum of London?

Don't miss Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom, a major new exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands showcasing the works of the UK's first female press photographer. This free exhibition will feature images of London at the start of the 20th century never seen before on public display.

The exhibition is accompanied by a series of talkswalks,photography workshopslate openings, special events for families and the first publication dedicated to the extraordinary story of Christina Broom.
What's new this month
A new display at the Museum of London marks the 100th anniversary of the first Zeppelin raids on London, and reflects on their impact on the city.
Can you help us collect stories of swimming in the Thames past and present from legendary leaps and long distance feats to paddles at Tower Beach. A selection of stories will be used in a display at the Museum of London.

See battle commence with the return of the Gladiator Games at the Guildhall Yard from 8-16 August.

This live action summer spectacular on the site of London's only Roman amphitheater will take you back to Roman Londinium to see warriors clash, hear the crowd roar, and choose who walks free.

Use promocode GLADIATOR20 to get 20% off adult tickets.


Curator, Anna Sparham, Edwardian postcard expert, Guy Atkins and women’s history specialist Di Atkinson, discuss the photographer's remarkable career on Thursday 25 June at the Museum of London Docklands.
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Explore some of London’s unique imports, handle Elizabethan east end booty, and explore exotic imports from around the globe at the Museum of London's Archaeological Archive on Saturday 6 & 20 June.

An opportunity for families with children under the age of 13 with an Autistic Spectrum Condition to visit the galleries before the Museum of London opens on Saturday 13 June.
Got little ones to inspire with photography? Like Christina Broom, embrace technology and get snapping together with our free Digital Creating event onSaturday 27 June at the Museum of London Docklands.

Families can learn about the legacy of the Huguenots in London through crafts and storytelling at a free event at the Museum of London on Sunday 28 June.