History

Spotted the WW1 Tommies yet?

A trio of haunting silhouettes have just landed in St Pancras, commemorating a centenary ...

Can you unearth a hundred stories over the last century?

We meet Story Palace, the team of social historians documenting life in King's Cross ...

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 ...