If the shoe fits...


Discover the stories behind some of the fancy footwear in the Cuming Museum collections.

If you love shoes then this is for you.

In the 19th century the streets around Borough were full of artisans and manufacturers of all kinds of goods, including shoemaking.

Find out more about this ancient industry and see some of the beautiful footwear from the Cuming Museum's collections.

There are over 300 footwear related artefacts in the collections, from all around the world and from Ancient Egypt to modern times.

The curators be bringing a wide selection for you to look at up close.

  • 7pm-8pm
  • FREE


John Harvard Library
211 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JA
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