New Workshop! Mapping Corner Shop stories

Corner Shop Stories:

A National Trust & Layers of London Volunteering Workshop

When? (Thursday 20th February), 14.00-16.00 ; 18.00-20.00

Where? IHR Training Room (N318), Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

The National Trust is looking for volunteers to gather information and record the history of London’s corner shops.

Volunteers will be tasked with gathering stories, images and anecdotes celebrating the role of corner shops in local community life.

In collaboration with Layers of London, Information and media will be used to create records which will form a new collection on Layers of London.

To find out more about what’s involved, including how to explore and contribute information to Layers of London, sign up for a free workshop on (Thurs 20th February).

Workshops are held at the Institute of Historical Research at Senate House in London and take place from 14.00-16.00 & 18.00-20.00 

A volunteer role description can be downloaded here: National Trust Corner Shop Stories Volunteer Opportunity

For further information and to book your space at a workshop please contact: [email protected]

Expressions of interest deadline: 13th February 12pm

[image (c) London Metropolitan Archives]