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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Child Migrant Voices from East London

Book readings, film and discussion

Join Eithne Nightingale, East End author and film maker, to celebrate the publication of …



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Summer Lecture Series: Barnardo’s East End

Join us for our Summer Lecture Series on Barnardo's East End.

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