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Unforgotten Lives

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This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 9th Dec 2023

 Free

Once a month opening of this Mon-Fri only exhibition on a Saturday.

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This exhibition presents the stories of Londoners of African, Caribbean, Asian and Indigenous heritage who lived and worked in the city between 1560 and 1860 and are recorded in London’s archives.

Exploring a range of experiences, these multi-layered stories speak of love, enterprise, wealth and family life; discrimination, hardship, resilience and resistance.

Informed by an ongoing research project which aims to reveal London’s complex and long-standing diversity and developed in partnership with Northeastern University London, the exhibition presents evidence of presence and community in documents created nearly 500 years ago.

It celebrates well known figures from London’s past and introduces some of the thousands of names discovered in the archives.

Ian has visited - here.


Contact and Booking Details

This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 9th Dec 2023

 Free

Booking details and information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

Disclaimer: All information given is correct at the time of compiling the listings. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser. Photos and images used in this listing are supplied by the organiser.

2023-12-09 2023-12-09 Europe/London Unforgotten Lives This exhibition presents the stories of Londoners of African, Caribbean, Asian and Indigenous heritage who lived and worked in the city between 1560 and 1860 and are recorded in London’s archives. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2023/12/09/unforgotten-lives-331414 London Metropolitan Archives,40 Northampton Road, London,London,

Location

London Metropolitan Archives,

40 Northampton Road, London,
London,
EC1R 0HB

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