All Tours: 10

This walking tour shows some of the ways in which the war affected families in Southwark.

London was the centre for numerous entertainment industries: some traditional, some new. During the First World War, increased earnings and new technology meant that both flourished. The cinema emerged as a wildly popular phenomenon, with 14 cinemas…

This tour examines wartime life in London schools and the events and aftermath of the bombing of Upper North Street School in 1917

On the declaration of war, the British Empire sought to rally a multi-cultural and diverse imperial army that fought in several theatres and throughout the entirety of the Great War. Consequently, soldiers from across the Empire came to London, an…

Hospitals throughout London served a vital role in the care of sick and wounded soldiers. The First World War put unprecedented strain upon local convalescent homes, hospitals, and asylums. The East End saw hospitals requisitioned in Mile End and…

This tour explores the role of women in war work, particularly in the factories of Silvertown.