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Discover the fascinating life of our founder Thomas Coram and how he established the first children’s charity with a link to the Arts.

Coram continues to fight for children and young people’s rights and to place their voices at the centre of everything we do.

Discover the fascinating life of our founder Thomas Coram and how he established the first children’s charity with a link to the Arts.

Coram continues to fight for children and young people’s rights and to place their voices at the centre of everything we do.

Thomas Coram

Trailblazer for vulnerable children whose legacy continues today 

Champion for Children

A new book about Thomas Coram, a gift for every primary school in London

Champion for Children

A new book about Thomas Coram, a gift for every primary school in London

Tokens of love

Mothers’ tokens form Britain’s largest collection of 18th century domestic textiles 

Tokens of love

Mothers’ tokens form Britain’s largest collection of 18th century domestic textiles 

Tokens of love

Mothers’ tokens form Britain’s largest collection of 18th century domestic textiles 

The Foundling Hospital

The origin of children’s charity 

The Foundling Hospital

The origin of children’s charity 

Respected and Protected

The birth of children’s rights 

Coram music

The original charity music concert impresario 

Coram music

The original charity music concert impresario 

Voices

Modern day creative writing by children who have been in care 

Voices

Modern day creative writing by children who have been in care 

Tattycoram

and why Dickens was inspired to create her 

Tattycoram

and why Dickens was inspired to create her