A day of talks about London, looking at its stories, old and new.
Speakers for this event will include the following historians and authors:
Ted Sandling - London in Fragments A Mudlark's Treasure
Based on his book 'London in Fragments' , Ted Sandling's illustrated talk offers an introduction to mudlarking and an exploration of history found along the banks of the River Thames.
Matthew Beaumont - London at Night: A Brief History
Explore and discover nocturnal London with historian Matthew Beaumont, as he recounts an alternative history of London through the eyes of those who lived and walked it from the time of Shakespeare to Dickens.
Gillian Tindall - The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London
Novelist and historian Gillian Tindall explores the history of the new crossrail route which turns out to be the latest scheme to traverse an ancient path across London's buried secrets and former fields.
Stephen Alford - London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City
Historian Stephen Alford brings to life the network of merchants, visionaries, crooks and sailors who changed London forever in the 16th century.