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 …

Shopping for a cause? Discussing the history of charity shops

For the last few years, I've been researching the history of charity shops - and, importantly, the various types of shops set up and run by charities that don't look so much like what we picture when we image a 'charity shop'. When I'm not busy just coping with the chaos and uncertainty of the …

Retail and Community history workshop

The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) at the University of Wolverhampton will be hosted a workshop that exploring the social, activist and communal aspects of retail from a historical perspective on Thursday 9 May 2019. Please find the programme and information on registration below. PROGRAMME 10.00 – 10.30 COFFEE AND WELCOME 10.30 …