New Walks

Law and Order EC
Sun, 28 May
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour explores how the relationship between the City of London and the due processes of law and order has developed because of the City’s unique nature.
20th Century Buildings in Hoxton and Haggerston
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk looking at 20th Century architecture in Hoxton and Haggerston from the Edwardian splendor of the former public baths to a school designed be Erno Goldfinger
The Americans in Mayfair
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Take a walk round Mayfair to discover its special relationship with America. Explore the streets and squares that presidents, rock stars and Hollywood icons have called home.
20th Century Buildings in Hackney
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: From the grandeur of the famous Hackney Empire, civic pride of Hackney Town Hall, and the post war simplicity of St Michael and All Angel Church, to more recent buildings like Sutton Square and Homerton Hospital, Hackney has a range of buildings built in response to a variety of needs.
Tidemarks from the Pool
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: A tour to the heart of London’s maritime trade, when the river and docks were alive with shipping and the area full of sailors ashore after months of hardship.
Modernism and Model Dwellings: Housing in Bethnal Green
Sun, 4 Jun
Your guide: Andrew Parnell
Description: A walk through housing history looking at fine examples of buildings produced by Victorian philanthropists and distinguished architects for 20th century councils, illustrating changing visions for new, better ways of living in our cities. Click on Walk to get more information
Just You Wait and See
Sun, 4 Jun
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: While the East End was facing the deprivations of the Home Front, plans were being formulated to create a brand new London. We were looking forward to blue birds over the white cliffs of Dover – just you wait and see!
Through the Marshes - Along the Thames from Rainham to Purfleet
Tue, 6 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through the now peaceful Rainham Marshes which once echoed to the sound of machine gun fire when it was a military firing range. The walk ends at Purfleet Military Heritage centre.
Pomp and Power:  Election night special!
Thu, 8 Jun
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: Join me for an early evening stroll round Westminster and Whitehall to feel the buzz as the nation decides and the politicos fret and sweat over who will next rule the roost! 
Behind the Stucco: the scandals of Belgravia
Fri, 9 Jun
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Belgravia is an area of grandeur and apparent calm. But behind the stucco, there's often a different story. This walk contrasts public image and private behaviour.  We'll meet reckless gamblers, scandalous peers and lonely billionaires who made this exclusive enclave their home.
Through the Marshes - Along the Thames from Rainham to Purfleet
Sat, 10 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through the now peaceful Rainham Marshes which once echoed to the sound of machine gun fire when it was a military firing range. The walk ends at Purfleet Military Heritage centre.
Henrietta’s Dream: Arts and Crafts of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Sat, 10 Jun
Your guide: Marilyn Greene
Description: Discover Henrietta Barnett’s vision for a Garden Suburb for all classes. Walking across the Heath Extension, Central Square with its Lutyens churches, and the artisans quarter, we trace the early history and developments of Hampstead Garden Suburb.
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