BBC Radio 4 Analysis, ‘what’s the point of street protest?’
East London primary sources
The Cuckoo Cage at Womad 2022
MERL OSS lantern slide exhibition now online
Frow lecture at the WCML: trespass and enclosure
Histories of privacy
Pavements bibliography
review of Stevenage for Tribune
new: Dan Snow’s HistoryHit podcast on ‘enclosures’

East London primary sources

Goad insurance map

Courtesy of Prof Laura Vaughan of UCL, with my own additions: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10056449/2/Mapping-Society.pdf https://alondoninheritance.com/?s=limehouse Goad Fire Insurance Plans for the area – try https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Insurance_Plan_of_London_East_Vol._G;_sheet_2_(BL_152677).tiff, or one of the adjacent ones (see https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?search=goad+fire+insurance+plans+of+london+east&title=Special:MediaSearch&go=Go&type=image) Old maps portal: https://www.oldmapsonline.org/en/Tower_Hamlets#bbox=-0.03921728991699221,51.5091398980077,-0.02888728991699216,51.51579463880361&q=&date_from=0&date_to=9999&scale_from=&scale_to= Layers of London – Tower Hamlets collection: https://www.layersoflondon.org/map/overlays/tower-hamlets?overlayGroups=eyJlbmFibGVkIjpbInRvd2VyLWhhbWxldHMiXX0%3D O’Day, R. and


Livestream talk on 26 November, 6pm, on the Greening of London

I’m presenting a talk on the impact of war on the open spaces of London for the Institute of Historical Research Gardens and Landscapes seminar. Book here: https://www.history.ac.uk/events/greening-london-impact-crisis-second-world-war-open-spaces-capital I was asked to talk specifically about the impact of WWII on the capital.


Alternative Guide to London Boroughs

The Open House London organisation invited Owen Hatherley to produce a guide to all 33 London boroughs. It’s available here: https://shop.openhouselondon.org.uk/products/pre-order-open-house-london-guide-2020 Given that most of the Open House activities can’t take place in person this year (weekend of 19-20 September 2020), this