Local History Conference 2001

The 36th Local History Conference: Edwardian London – a New Era?

Date and time: Saturday 17 November 2001, 10.00 am – 4.30 pm

Venue: Museum of London Lecture Theatre

Cost (including afternoon tea): £4.00 (LAMAS members), £5.00 (non-members)

To apply for tickets, please print a copy of the form available on this site, and return it with your cheque. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible, because we cannot guarantee that tickets will still be available on the day.

Morning session

10.00 Exhibitions open

10.10 Introduction

10.15 Heart of Empire – a guided tour of Imperial London
David Gilbert (Royal Holloway College)

11.00 London’s Edwardian Transport Revolution
Roger Brasier (Transport historian)

11.45 Film in the Edwardian Period
Amanda Huntley (London Film Archive)

12.30 - 1.45 Lunch (with opportunity to view displays of recent work)

Afternoon session

1.45 Suffragettes and other Women
Di Atkinson (Historian)

2.30 The Theatre in Edwardian London
Malcolm Jones (Theatre Museum)

3.15 – 3.45

3.45 The White City Exhibitions 1908-1914 at Shepherds Bush
Ketih Whitehouse (Fulham & Hammersmith Local History Society)