We hold events throughout the year - from workshops to talks, family days to tours. Discover what's coming soon.
Lunchtime Talk: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.