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, 27 Aug

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

The Real London of Peaky Blinders

Thu, 28 Sep

Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore the mean streets of Clerkenwell thsat were run by the gangster Sabini – a real person portrayed by Noah Taylor in the tv series Peaky Blinders 

The Nether World: George Gissing's Clerkenwell

Wed, 11 Oct

Your guide: Jen Pedler
Description: Recapture the atmosphere of slum life in 1880s Clerkenwell by following in the footsteps of the characters vividly portrayed in George Gissing’s rather bleak novel The Nether World.

 

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