History

‘I’ve never really kept a diary. But I am an inveterate reader of other people’s’

Writer Travis Elborough on why he's trawled through personal journals spanning the entire 20th ...

The curious history of the Almeida Theatre

The influential Islington theatre is featured in a new book by Michael Coveney. Photography ...

A potted history: Bloomsbury’s top three hidden corners

Author Matthew Ingleby explores the area's identity in a new book - and gives ...

MUST DO: Black History Month at the British Library

What's happening at Euston Road's iconic centre of learning over the next four weeks

Review: Gay UK, British Library

Love, Law, Liberty highlights the changing attitudes to gay love over the last century ...

Lost nightclubs: new photos of Bagley’s and The Cross in 2017

Somers Town Bridge offers nostalgic clubbers a chance to see their old stomping ground ...

We uncover Clerkenwell’s radical secret

It's the centenary of the 1917 revolution. So what role did EC1 play? Plus ...

The curious history of the Metropolitan Line

In this extract from How to Read London, author Chris Rogers looks at one ...

Video: See what lies beneath the huge new Francis Crick Institute

Long before Europe’s largest biomedical research unit was built next to St Pancras Station, ...