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The Likes of Us

Fancy seeing a musical about Dr Thomas Barnardo, founder of the Ragged School? Then book your tickets for The Likes of Us, which was the first musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, and is about Dr Barnardo and his efforts to help the destitute children in the East End. The musical is […]

Jim Fitzpatrick visits the Ragged School Museum

We were delighted to welcome our local MP Jim Fitzpatrick to the museum on Monday 27th October!

Ragged School Museum on the Daily Politics!

This week we were visited by Loyd Grossman and the Daily Politics show. Loyd was making the case for a tax cut for the repair and restoration of older buildings, which is currently charged at 20%. You can read more and see a clip here. And you can see full report here (we’re at 1hr […]

Holly & Kelly Willoughby photoshoot for You Magazine

The museum was looking rather beautiful in June’s edition of You Magazine… and Holly Willoughy and big sister Kelly scrubbed up rather well too! Click the link below to see their fantastic photo shoot and hear all about their new children’s book – inspired by their school days! The Willoughby’s go back to school!

Made in Chelsea taught some discipline!

We were visited recently by some of the chaps and gals (and mums!) from E4’s ‘Made in Chelsea’. In the face of some fearsome old-school discipline, the boys spill the beans on their ‘code’. Quite what our Miss Perkins would make of them, we don’t know! See Made in Chelsea at the museum!

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