By the People: 150 Lifetimes

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust | 2023

A programme of community events and projects celebrating the 150th anniversary of London’s Alexandra Palace will culminate with the unveiling of a major new exhibition, By the People: 150 Lifetimes, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

This commemorative project will encourage collective discussions about peoples’ connections to Alexandra Palace, past and present; focussing on topics such as heritage, identity and place. A giant photo mosaic will be created and displayed in the Palace’s East Court. Watch this page for announcements.

By the People: 150 Lifetimes

Alexandra Palace Charitable Trust | 2023

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150 Lifetimes

A programme of community events and projects celebrating the 150th anniversary of London’s Alexandra Palace will culminate with the unveiling of a major new exhibition, By the People: 150 Lifetimes, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. This commemorative project will encourage collective discussions about peoples’ connections to Alexandra Palace, past and present; focussing on topics such as heritage, identity and place.

A giant photo mosaic will be created and displayed in the Palace’s East Court. Here’s how you can get involved:

There are many other ways to get involved with the project and the 150th-anniversary programme at Ally Pally, including volunteering. Our volunteers enjoy coming together, learning new skills and having fun with opportunities to curate exhibitions, conserve our archive, deliver workshops, lead tours, steward events and more.  To find out more, contact volunteering@alexandrapalace.com

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150 years of Alexandra Park and Palace

Lifetimes

Opened

Visitors each year

Photo Mosaic

Alexandra Palace was opened in 1873, having been designed as the ‘Palace of the People’, with the intended purpose to provide entertainment and recreation for the masses. Today the Park and Palace are run by a charity – the Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust – which continues this mission by hosting a programme of live music, sport, theatre, comedy, exhibitions and creative learning opportunities for the local community, as well as continuing to care for and restore the listed Palace and 196 acres of award-winning parkland.

By the People is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and made possible by money raised by National Lottery players.

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust is a registered charity no. 281991