• MAD WORLD OF HOXTON

    Throughout the centuries Hoxton has seen numerous changes both demographically and architecturally.

  • YOUNG PEOPLE OF HOXTON

    Hoxton Hall has a history of providing services and opportunities to local young people, particularly those with low income.

  • DEMON DRINK

    Hoxton Street has long flowed with alcohol and the entertainments that come with it!

  • GOOD WIVES

    From 1878 Hoxton Hall was home to the Girl’s Guild for Good Life.

  • THE POOR & THE CITY

    During the Victorian era, times were hard in Hoxton. Many local residents lived in extreme poverty.

  • MUSIC HALL ARCHITECTURE

    McDonald’s Music Hall was quite a success and many of Music Hall’s major names played there in its early years.

  • COMMUNITY ARTS

    Hoxton Hall’s community arts programme owes a sincere debt to May Scott.

  • THE WAR YEARS

    Hoxton’s residents were embroiled in the war effort, many risking their lives on the front or at home working in factories.

  • Hoxton Hall Experience: Small Choices

    A free, multi-sensory journey deep into Hoxton Hall’s hidden spaces.

  • MUSIC HALL

    Our history began with local philanthropist James Mortimer, who built a music hall to “combine instruction with amusement”.

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