Call for Papers opens for 2017 Symposium

The Call for Papers for the fifth annual Georgian Studies Symposium – ‘Crafting an Enlightened World: Patronage & Pioneers’ – is now open. Find out more about the Symposium and contributing a paper …

Save the King: support keeps coming in

The Drapers Company makes a significant and the generous donation of £10,000 towards the appeal. Many people will not be aware that Grinling Gibbons was indeed a member of the Drapers – one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies in the City of London.

Silver Screen 2017: Heroes & Villains

‘Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night’. The eagerly anticipated 2017 Silver Screen Festival (Friday, 3 February – Saturday, 11 February) and it’s line-up of 11 classic films from the golden age of Hollywood is now released. Find out which edge-of-the-seat films have made the cut…

No. 3

This cricket bat made c.1750 comes to us from the Marylebone Cricket Club Museum at Lord’s and surprisingly was created for use by a left-hander. First mentioned in 1624, Cricket had evolved into a popular spectator sport by the eighteenth century.

Brand new ranges arrive

The Museum Shop has just taken delivery of two new fabulous ranges. Discover the intricate hand-screen printed linen of Thornback & Peel in with their uniquely stylish and playful signature designs. Made in Yorkshire, Fikkerts body products are made from the very best natural ingredients sourced from all over the world and are instantly recognisable by their exquisite fragrances and imaginative design.