History Courses in London

Check out our diverse collection of history courses, ranging from the history of art, music & fashion to power politics, globalisation & empires, and our popular London history and walks. Discover events that shaped today’s world, through courses in European, Asian, African and American history.

No prior knowledge is required, courses are open to everyone and tutors will spark and indulge interests in classes covering a broad range of topics.

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  1. World War into Cold War

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore how the "Grand Alliance" of the USA, Britain and the USSR degenerated into a Cold War that divided Europe for forty years. See where the Cold War got hot in other parts of the world.

    NOTE: Break week - no class session on Thursday, 30 May 2019. Tutor: Alison Appleby.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  2. Medieval London

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Where and how did Londoners live? What did they eat and drink? What illnesses did they suffer from, how were they treated and how did they deal with sanitation? These and other questions will be addressed on this course.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £61.00

  3. Stories of London

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Walk 2,000 years of London’s history. Explore the lanes and alleyways of the city of London and learn about the lives of its people, both rich and poor. Initial lecture at Build followed by six walks.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £57.00

  4. Africa: the legacy of colonisation

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to colonialism, on this interactive lecture-based course, we will cover: the imposition of colonialism, focusing on the Scramble for Africa and the main legacies of colonialism, a modernizing force or brutal exploitation that had devastating consequences for African development?
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. An introduction to 18th century liberties

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore 18th century Europe by examining how different ideas about freedom emerged as a springboard for investigating 18th century soceity, culture and politics. Tutor: John Goff.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  6. The music of Revolutionary Russia

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The revolutions of 1917 marked the beginning of huge musical changes in Russia. Come and delve into this turbulent musical world. No previous muscial knowledge is necessary.

    NOTE: Break Week - no class session on Friday, 31 May 2019.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  7. London at war: 1939-1945

    Course Date: Tue 7 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street


    Explore in this interactive lecture course how Londoners faced many challenges: bombing, fires, destruction, caring for the vulnerable while also dealing with work, rationing and blackouts. How did Londoners experience these things, and with what legacy?
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  8. Early London: an introduction to the primary sources

    Course Date: Tue 7 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    How do we study London’s past? This course will introduce the methods and tools of historical analysis: what different types of primary source exist, and what research skills are required to make sense of them?
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  9. Queens of the Middle Ages

    Course Date: Sat 11 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Apart from bearing sons, what else did queens do? If there were no male heirs, were women merely conduits by which a crown was passed to a husband, or could she expect to wield power? We consider these questions and more in a study of the careers of the Empress Matilda and Melisende of Jerusalem. Tutor: Vanessa King.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  10. The lost town of Lundenwic: mid-Saxon London 600-900 CE

    Course Date: Sat 11 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Look at the least known episode in London's history, mid-Saxon town Lundenwic (AD 600-900). Includes an introductory lecture, a museum visit and a guided walk around Covent Garden.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £26.00

  11. 19th century Britain and empire

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An interactive lecture course that explores the Second British Empire, which emerged after the loss of North America took new forms. We will study debates about the nature of empire, motivations, structures, expansion and relationships between centre and peripheries over time.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £61.00

  12. Underground tales: London's cemeteries

    Course Date: Thu 16 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    London's cemeteries are a treasure trove of social history, funerary monuments and the human stories behind the graves. Discover four very different cemeteries from the non-conformists at Abney Park to Hoop Lane Jewish Cemetery.

    FIRST MEETIING PLACE: Abney Park Cemetery-Meet at the main gates at Stoke Newington High Street

    (215 Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London N16 0LH). FIRST MEETIING PLACE: Abney Park Cemetery-Meet at the main gates at Stoke Newington High Street

    (215 Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London N16 0LH).
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £35.00

  13. Gardens of the Blitz (City tour)

    Course Date: Sat 18 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Discover the delightful gardens of the City of London created from WWII bomb sites. Revealing the history of the sites - including past industrial buildings, Roman ruins, and the sites of a former Wren churches and a Roman bath house - this walk spans the length of the City.

    Starts outside the main entrance to the Museum of London. Ends St Dunstan in the East a short Walk from Monument and Tower Hill stations. Starts outside the main entrance to the Museum of London. Ends St Dunstan in the East a short Walk from Monument and Tower Hill stations.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £8.00

  14. Pepys and the Great Plague of London

    Course Date: Sat 18 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Living through the Great Plague and Great Fire, Pepys’s diary reveals intimate details about life, death and sex in the City.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  15. 'Something in the air': an outline history of radical thought and action in Britain, 1945-1970

    Course Date: Sat 18 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With the 1930s rejected, radical government policies, eventual prosperity and new ways of thinking/ acting emerged postwar. Aspects covered include Celtic nationalism, squatting, CND, popular music and the making of the‘permissive society’.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

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