Charity history on Placecloud

As the summer sun first starting to make an appearance, with many of the lockdown restrictions just lifted, I spent a day taking a friend on a history walking tour of London. It was an opportunity for me to find out or remind myself what it's like to see for yourself each of the charity …

Labour and its rivals in Bristol: some historical perspective

This recent round of council elections provided plenty of worrying headlines for the Labour Party, including losing my home city of Bristol to No Overall Control. They won the region's metro mayor race against the Tories and saw their incumbent city mayor re-elected, but it was clear something unusual was happening from the fact that …

Teaching History Online in Lockdown

When it comes to teaching online, some of the key thinking and advice can be helpful regardless of discipline. But we also need to think about what works for our own subject in particular. I've shared some thoughts in a blog post which you can read over at the Social History Society's Teaching Exchange.