Mapping 2750 furniture makers on Layers of London

Mapping 2750 furniture makers on Layers of London

By Adriana Turpin The British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO) project is a partnership between the Institute of Historical Research and the Furniture History Society. It encompasses research, resources, training and events to engage with a global community...
New, free education resources from Layers of London

New, free education resources from Layers of London

Layers of London has created free teacher and student packs to support Key Stage 2 and 3 students and help teachers create their own class collections. Layers of London is a project that aims to engage with hundreds of thousands of Londoners from and provide them with...
Walking and Talking Feminist History in the East End

Walking and Talking Feminist History in the East End

By Jessica Bryant and Lara Mills  On 3rd July 2018, we were given the opportunity to sit down with two childhood friends who became involved in the Women’s Rights Movement during the 1970’s, Clare Manifold and Vanessa Hall-Smith. They created the ‘Feminist History in...

A review of Charles Booth’s London

This post has kindly been written for us by Seif El Rashidi, Project Development Officer for the HLF ‘Layers of London’ Project. Charles Booth’s London (http://booth.lse.ac.uk/) is a new digital resource created by the London School of Economics and Political Science...

Mapping Memory: The Gascoigne Open Estate Project

This post, written by Seif El Rashidi (Project Development Officer for the HLF ‘Layers of London’ Project), originally appeared on the ‘Layers of London’ project blog.  The Open Estate Project is a London mapping project of a different sort- documenting...