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London Stories

In their Own Words

Join us as we welcome well known commentators on London to tell their own stories, in their own words, about the city we live in. Celebrating our latest exhibition, Poster Prize for Illustration: London Stories, a shortlisted selection of stunning illustrations, each capturing a different story that London has to tell.


Robert Elmslondon made us

London Made Us: A Memoir of a Shape-Shifting City

Date: Thursday 4 April 2019
Location: Covent Garden
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
Tickets: Adults £12; Concessions and LTM Friends £10

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‘London is a giant kaleidoscope, which is forever turning. Take your eye off it for more than a moment and you're lost.'

Robert Elms has seen London change beyond all imagining. In conversation with broadcaster and journalist Jason Solomons, he takes us back through time and place to myriad Londons; a place his great-great-grandfather made the Elms' home over a century ago and a city that has borne witness to epoch- and world-changing events.

London Made Us: A Memoir of a Shape-Shifting City will be available to buy from the London Transport Museum shop from 7 March. Robert will be signing copies of his book, published by Canongate, after the talk.

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Day out to Kew Gardens

Join us for a day of flowers and fragrance as we answer spring’s call and hop on a beautifully-restored RT bus to Kew Gardens. Enjoy expert talks, a vintage bus ride, lush scenery and a picnic lunch.

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Object of the Month

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Object of the Month

To celebrate our new London Stories exhibition, our object of the month is a poster telling the story of notorious highwayman Dick Turpin - printed in 1956 to promote sightseeing in the capital..

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