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Social Life in London



London as it is today Social life changed in London as industrialisation set in.


The Small Urban Family

  • New industries in the city provided mass work, and soon the working people needed mass leisure on Sundays and other common holidays.
  • Leisure and Consumption

  • As the need for recreation increased among the working class, cultural events, such as the opera, the theatre and classical music performances increased
  • Working classes also met in pubs to have a drink, exchange news.
  • Many new types of large-scale entertainment for the common people came into existence.
  • In the nineteenth century Libraries, art galleries and museums were built.
  • Music halls and cinemas became popular among the lower classes.
  • British industrial workers spent their holidays by the sea.
  • Places of Leisure

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