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LMA Book Group

  1. Date:
    13 December 2017
    Venue:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Location:
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    Time:
    18:00 - 19:00
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
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    020 7332 3851
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    Event description:
    ​LMA Book Group is a reading group that meets monthly to explore a range of London writing, with a remit covering fiction and non-fiction for all periods in London's history. December's reads are Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
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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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