School Workshops

The Marx Memorial Library welcomes school visits and hosts a range of workshops on unique archive and library collections

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MML lecture series

The Marx Memorial Library hosts series of classes and lectures each term - join us for presentations and discussions

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Thursday, 20 August 2015 10:25

MML Hosts School Visits

The Marx Memorial Library is now offering school group visits including:

- 40 minute tour of our historic building from trained tour guide

- special archive talk on our collections (this can be adapted to your needs. Options include the Russian Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, Marx in London, using historical sources)

These are particularly suitable for those studying history at GCSE and A level

Primary Source Workshops for A-Level Students

The Marx Memorial Library now offers A-level student groups a special learning experience including

1. a tour of our historic building including office where Lenin worked in exile (30 min)

2. a workshop on the range of primary source material at the library (including pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, posters and other archive sources) (40-60 mins). This will

- encourage students to understand the value of different kinds of historical sources

- help students to develop a critical eye comparing and contrasting a range of sources

- interest students in historical documents by giving them the unique opportunity to handle the originals

- stimulate debate by asking questions and encouraging group work

- give students materials to quote/cite in coursework and exam questions


Workshops can cover a range of subjects such as 

- The Russian Revolution & the Soviet Union

- the First World War

- the Spanish Civil War

The workshops can be adapted, and other subject areas covered.


To book a session and/or for further information contact Meirian Jump, Archivist & Library Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0207 253 1485

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Are you a teacher? Do you know teachers who might be interested in helping us to develop this programme and related study packs? get in touch! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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