New Walks

Bethnal Green in So Many Words
Sat, 29 Jul
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: With readings from Iain Sinclair, George Orwell and others, this tour explores the rich story of Bethnal Green, one of crime and poverty, but also one of resilience and survival. Through their words we engage with the human currents of Bethnal Green and its unique flavour.
Secrets of Old London Town
Sun, 30 Jul
Your guide: Paul Surma
Description: See the hidden highlights of the old town of London, from Roman remains, medieval survivors and great stories of quirky sites, origins of old sayings and great legends which make London such a colourful place to live today.
Booze and the Borough
Sun, 30 Jul
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The Borough is redolent of beer and wine, of hops and hospitality. This tour evokes stagecoaches erupting from narrow yards and laden hop wagons arriving from Kent, Sussex and Surrey. It celebrates the grain and the grape, and trade, both in times past and today.
Before the Make-Over
Sun, 6 Aug
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: In 1666, almost the entire City of London was destroyed by fire. Medieval London was lost forever. Or was it? Kings and commoners, merchants and rebels: though they are long gone, their stories have been embedded deep into the fabric of the City.
Booze and the Borough
Fri, 11 Aug
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The Borough is redolent of beer and wine, of hops and hospitality. This tour evokes stagecoaches erupting from narrow yards and laden hop wagons arriving from Kent, Sussex and Surrey. It celebrates the grain and the grape, and trade, both in times past and today.
Booze and the Borough
Sat, 12 Aug
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The Borough is redolent of beer and wine, of hops and hospitality. This tour evokes stagecoaches erupting from narrow yards and laden hop wagons arriving from Kent, Sussex and Surrey. It celebrates the grain and the grape, and trade, both in times past and today.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 13 Aug
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.
Shakespeare - Take Him for All in All
Sun, 13 Aug
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: While Shakespeare is the stuff of legend, he was in so many ways a typical Londoner. In fact, to explore the story of Shakespeare in London is to appreciate an exciting time of social advancement and international development, with London at the centre of England’s coming of age.
Gingerbread and Tea – A Food and Drink Themed History of Mayfair
Tue, 15 Aug
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: Hear about the history of Mayfair via its food and drink connections plus discover hidden cafes and foodie places that can be visited today.
Soho - A Foodie & Bar Themed History Tour
Sat, 19 Aug
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: Discover Soho’s food and drink heritage together with its hidden cocktail bar scene on this late afternoon walk. Over 18s only.
A Question of Supremacy
Sun, 20 Aug
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: When Henry VIII made himself Supreme Head of the English church, it caused individual conscience to smack against the stone wall of political expediency. This tour explores sites connected with those troubled times.
James Bond and the Spies of Mayfair
Thu, 24 Aug
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Mayfair: inspiration to Fleming and Le Carre. Home to real life traitors, defectors. A walk where fact meets fiction.
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