Discover the story of London’s largest Victorian Ragged School, opened by Dr Barnardo in 1877. For thirty years the school served some of the poorest children in the Victorian East End.

Find us on the Regent’s Canal by Mile End Park our former warehouses have undergone major refurbishment funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. All floors are accessible by lift and our atmospheric Ragged Café opens onto the Canal towpath.

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Grand Union Orchestra Free Workshops

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Ragged School Museum reopens following major refurbishment

The Ragged School Museum, set in warehouses along the Regents Canal, which were converted into one of the largest Ragged …

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