Commemorating its 350th anniversary, this event will focus on the impact of the Great Fire on St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and the role the hospital subsequently played in rebuilding the City.
The day is comprised of talks, document viewings, and an afternoon walking tour. The morning presentations will be supported by the findings of recent excavation works carried out by Museum of London Archaeology.
10:30 - Rachel Merrison Bart’s Hospital and the Great Fire
11:15 - Hazel Forsyth- Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Surviving the Great Fire of London
11:35 - Break
11:40 - MOLA - The archaeology of the Great Fire
12:15 - LMA Collections and the Great Fire
12:30 - Document Viewing
3:00 - Lunch
14:00 - Walking Tour
The image above shows St Paul's Cathedral in the Great Fire so f London, by Wenceslaus Hollar, 1666. You can see the image in greater detail, as well as many others on our newly relaunched website: Collage - the London Picture Archive.