Childhood in Dickensian London

With 2020 marking the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens’s death, Senate House Library’s exhibition takes you on a journey through Victorian London from the 1830s until the turn of the 20th century, exploring the role of Dickens in creating a better childhood for us all. This free exhibition and events season runs from 20 January - 20 June 2020. 

Explore our online exhibition, find out how to visit in person, and take a look at our exciting exhibition resources. 

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Childhood in Dickensian London introductory video