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London History Day 2018

London History Day is back and it's bigger and better than ever.

On Thursday 31 May 2018, more than 70 of London's museums, galleries and cultural spaces will open their doors to reveal special behind the scenes tours, rarely seen exhibits and one off events, celebrating the capital's unique identity.

2018 is the year of courage, with many special events for London History Day touching on the pioneering spirit, heroism, initiative and kindness layered in our history.

Plan your London History Day

  • see what's going on near you
  • or browse events by venue below then follow the links to book tickets

Tell us about your #LondonHistoryDay on Twitter.

  • Aerial photograph of London

    Explore by Region

    Find events taking place across London on Thursday 31 May 2018.

  • Explore by Category

    From Walks and Talks to Family Events and Lates, find the perfect London History Day event for you.

  • Children dressed up in costumes standing under a banner which reads London is our classroom

    London History Schools Day

    On Friday 25 May 2018 help to celebrate London History Schools Day in your borough.

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