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The City in the Blitz

  1. Date:
    29 December 2017
    Venue:
    London Metropolitan Archives: ​Meet: St Paul's underground station, street level, exit to cathedral (Central Line)
    Time:
    11:00 - 13:00
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
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    Event description:
    ​Meet: St Paul's underground station, street level, exit to cathedral (Central Line). On 29 December 1940 the City of London was subjected to one of the most intense bombing raids of the Second World War. This walk retraces the sequence and focal points of the raids, and the personal stories and heroism of the people involved. Led by Chris Everett, City Highlights.
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    Walks and tours
    History
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Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts
Date:
11 Dec 2017 - 16 May 2018
Time:
00:00 - 23:59
Location:
London Metropolitan Archives
Cost:
Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours

Between 1700 and 1900, Britain stopped punishing the bodies of convicts and increasingly sought to reform their minds. Exile and forced labour in Australia and incarceration in penitentiaries became the dominant modes of punishment. This exhibition uses the collections of LMA to trace the impact of these punishments on convict lives.

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