New Walks

Tracing the Tudors: The real London of Wolf Hall
Sat, 20 Jan
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: Wolf Hall brought to life the personal and political machinations of this most turbulent period, but the Great Fire rendered physical traces of the Tudor age hard to find in today’s London. Unless, that is, you know where to look... Join me to discover the places that tell the stories behind the stories of Wolf Hall.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates: The Man Accused of Murdering Himself
Sun, 21 Jan
Your guide: Robin Rowles
Description: Sherlock Holmes investigates the mysterious disappearance of Mr Neville St. Claire, last seen in a vile opium den when he should have been on the 5.14 train to his wife and family. Can Sherlock Holmes crack the case...
The Real London of Peaky Blinders
Wed, 24 Jan
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 Long Good Friday Revisited
Sat, 27 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Stock Bricks to Brutalism: Housing Design History in Poplar
Sun, 28 Jan
Your guide: Andrew Parnell
Description: The walk focuses on social housing design in the massive redevelopment of the East End of London in the 20th century, taking in the influential Lansbury Estate and two controversial modernist developments: Balfron Tower and Robin Hood Gardens -- so long as it is preserved from demolition!
For parliament or the king?': Civil War Connections 'round St Paul's and Cheapside
Sun, 28 Jan
Your guide: Robin Rowles
Description: A thrilling overview of how the English Civil War impacted on the City of London, its citizens, and other stakeholders.
Engineering Change
Sun, 28 Jan
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Mechanical, electrical and civil engineering ventures have shaped the City of London as they have helped it grow. This tour explores both familiar and unfamiliar ventures, both successes and failures.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 4 Feb
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in and around the streets, clubs, restaurants and drinking dens of Soho, from the first arrival of American musicians in 1919 through to the contemporary scene by way of legendary venues such as Ronnie Scott's club.
St Albans Day Out
Wed, 7 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: St Albans is just 25 minutes by train from London. Walk its historic streets with Rob in the morning, then after a pub lunch, visit Roman Verulanium, St Albans Abbey and the market.
The Hinge of Fate: One Month in WW2 Westminster
Sat, 10 Feb
Your guide: Jack Yeomanson
Description: Part of a weekend of commemorations this walk looks at the story of the war cabinet crisis in World War 2
Hidden Streets and Secret Alleys
Sun, 11 Feb
Your guide: Paul Surma
Description: Walk the historic alleys, which legend says are paved with gold. Discover secret Roman foundations, folklore characters, the doorway into Diagon Alley and streets of a thousand names and events, where you choose your own path through time.
Finding Bridget Jones
Wed, 14 Feb
Description: Fans of Helen Fielding's chaotic and lovestruck leading lady will enjoy this romp around London. A fun walk that discusses the books and the films as well as talking about how the world of Bridget Jones can compare to real life and speculating how she would cope in today's dating world.
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