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Refugee Scholars in 1930s London

Scholars fleeing the burgeoning Nazi Party find a safe haven in 1930s Bloomsbury.

A little Eden in the heart of the City

The story of the church of St Dunstan-in-the-East, surviving and not surviving disaster after disaster since its foundation around 1100. Expect the devil having his nose burnt, the Great Fire doing its worst, and Samuel Pepys narrowly avoiding a couple of armed rogues.

Whittington’s Longhouse: A Medieval Public Toilet

One of the largest medieval public toilets stood on this site for over four centuries. Explore the turbulent history of Dick Whittington’s Longhouse, founded by the famous Lord Mayor of London.

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Richard Walweyn’s Trousers at the Guildhall

In Elizabethan London, Richard Walweyn’s trousers were a literal crime of fashion.