Islington

Islington

Footprints of London run lots of guided walks in Clerkenwell and Islington. Our Islington walking tours are full of surprises, with tales of riot and rebellion, literary treats like walks following Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, hidden history walks that take you to tucked away alleys that have a story to tell, as well as some beautiful architecture. Walks take place all year round – here are the walks in Islington we have coming up

Islington

Clerkenwell. The Charles Booth Poverty Maps.

Sun, 30 Apr

Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Follow social researcher Charles Booth around Clerkenwell and learn about London’s sausage king

Merrie Islington

Thu, 4 May

Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: In the 18th Century Londoners flocked to Islington to visit tea rooms and pleasure gardens to enjoy bizarre entertainments

Clerkenwell's Literary connections

Fri, 19 May

Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Explore Smithfield and Clerkenwell’s literary connections and hear readings from authors who wrote about this fascinating area.

Il Quartiere - Tales From Italian Clerkenwell

Thu, 25 May

Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Stories of love, crime, bravery and friendship from Clerkenwell’s Italian Community 1820-1950

Elizabethan Islington

Thu, 25 May

Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Step back in time to visit sites from Elizabethan Islington, where people dodged arrows in the Finsbury fields, queued at the Clerks Wells, and marvelled at the new class of rich and powerful moving into former religious buildings

Six Islington Squares

Thu, 8 Jun

Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at the domestic architecture of 19th century Islington. Six squares, all very different, all representing an early example of a great British invention – suburbia

 

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