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With the end of the academic year comes the time where everyone packs their bags and treats themselves to a holiday. But the types of holidays people are choosing to go on has changed significantly over time. The East Midland Oral History Archive holds over 400 interviews that were conducted during the 1980s with residents […]
The artist and illustrator John Leech, who became one of the foremost contributors to Punch and created the artwork for some of Dickens’ most popular works, notably A Christmas Carol, was born in 1817 in London, the son of the assistant proprietor of the London Coffee House. He was sent to Charterhouse School from the […]