Everyone can take part. You might have something interesting to say about the history of your area or people you know.
Whether you're looking for school activities, family fun or ideas for mapping projects, there's lots of ways to get involved in adding content to Layers of London.
Throughout the 2020 lockdown, we have been hosting a range of webinars, exploring our range of layers and collections as well as related topics to the history of London.
Entertaining London is one of several collections curated by the Layers of London team at London Metropolitan Archives (LMA). These collections bring together photographs, films and estate plans from the London County Council archive collection at LMA. London County Council (LCC) was established in 1889. As part of its remit to run public services in the capital, the Council quickly turned it...
A collection created over several months in 2019 by 'Hackney History', a Hackney local history group made up of members of the Friends of Hackney Archives. The collection continues as a work in progress. The Hackney Archives can be visited at Dalston CLR Library. The Friends of Hackney Archves can be joined by visiting www.hackneyhistory.org