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    Lunchtime Talk:  Online event - Celebrating Black History Month: Stories from the Archive

    Online event - Celebrating Black History Month: Stories from the Archive

    Wednesday 14 October

    For the first time, discover M&S's BAME history and the development of diversity at one of the UK's most iconic retailers.

    Online Event

    This is a pre-recorded talk featuring original archive images and research introduced by our Archivist, who will be available to respond to questions during and following the talk.

    Running time - 30 minutes.

    Booking Details

    Advance booking is essential, you'll receive full details of how to join the event with your booking confirmation email. 

    Booking opens 1st October. A link to access the booking page will appear here. 


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    Future Events

    Lunchtime Talk

    Online event - Making an exhibition of ourselves!

    19th November 2020

    A behind-the-scenes look at how we use our exhibition space to showcase the best of the M&S archive collection, from preservation issues to curatorial choices and co-creation.


    Lunchtime Talk

    Online event - Magic & Sparkle: M&S at Christmas

    11th December 2020

    Festive nostalgia as we trace the story of M&S Christmas food and merchandise through the archive collection, from our first mince pies to all-time favourite stocking fillers.


    Lunchtime Talk

    Online event - Vintage M&S: An Introduction to our Fashion Archive

    19th February 2021

    An introduction to the amazing M&S fashion archive, arguably he best high street fashion archive in the UK - featuring garments from the 1920s to the present.


    Lunchtime Talk

    Online event - M&S's Welfare Warrior: Flora Solomon

    8th March 2021

    To celebrate International Women's Day, discover the lasting legacy of Flora Solomon, who established M&S's pioneering Employee Welfare Department in the 1930s.