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War in London exhibition

Our current exhibition War in London reveals the effects of five conflicts on Londoners and their city, from the English Civil War to the Cold War. The exhibition runs until 27 April 2016.


LMA staff gather to receive accreditation certificate from Jeff James, Chief Executive of The National Archives.


We run a regular programme of talks, walks, tours, workshops, exhibitions and events, many of which are free.

How to book

  • Booking online on the Eventbrite website
  • Email
  • Phone us on 020 7332 3851
  • Write to - Event Bookings, London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB.

If writing or emailing, please quote the name and date of the event you wish to attend.

If you enclose a cheque it should be payable to ‘City of London’. You can also pay by debit or credit card.

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What's happening
Use LMA: Getting Started
03 May 2016
11:00 - 11:45
London Metropolitan Archives
Free - booking essential

Come along and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.

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Speak Out London, LGBTQ+ History Exhibition
04 May 2016 - 24 Aug 2016
00:00 - 23:59
London Metropolitan Archives
Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours

Speak Out London is an LGBTQ+ oral history community project which is creating a contemporary archive. The exhibition reveals stories of LGBTQ+ history, 1395 to the present, from court records to GLC events; medical studies to protest and acts of parliament to campaigns. Heritage Lottery funded.

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