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City of London

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.
But is it art? A Stroll along the 2017 Sculpture in the City trail
Sat, 20 Jan
Your guide: Stephen Benton
Description: See some of the 16 artworks which have been installed as part of the 2017 Sculpture in the City project and hear about the artists and some of the unusual features of these artworks.
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...
A Dickens of a City
Sun, 21 Jan
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Explore the London of Charles Dickens, a city in transition. You are accompanied by readings from his novels - the authentic voice of London.
Dickens After Dark:  In the Steps of the Night Walker
Thu, 25 Jan
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: Dickens said "But the streets of London, to be beheld in the very height of their glory, should be seen on a dark, dull, murky winter’s night…" Join me along the paths of his epic night walks to hear how his observations of the slumbering city inspired his legendary themes and characters.
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.
Wren, Romans and Liverymen: A brief history of The City of London
Sun, 28 Jan
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: All Londoners know that this is the where the real London lies; The City, the “Square Mile”, the historic beating heart of London founded by the Romans.  Nearly 2000 years of history in two hours and a must-do for Londoners and visitors alike, because until you know The City, you don’t know London…
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.
Alexander Pope's The Dunciad
Wed, 31 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk visiting the locations mentioned in this satirical 18th century poem
Business, Banks and Bombs
Sat, 3 Feb
Your guide: Marilyn Greene
Description: The City of London is built on business with evidence of trade from Roman times. Discover the foundations for trade and historical business institutions, learn about the attempts to destroy the City's financial infrastructure, and about how business is continually changing the City’s sky-line.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates: The Red-Headed League
Sat, 10 Feb
Your guide: Robin Rowles
Description: Beginning at Blackfriars station, we investigate the trail of the Red-Headed League, through streets that would be familiar to Holmes and Watson.
Bradshaw's City
Sun, 11 Feb
Your guide: Jack Yeomanson
Description: A walk through the City of London using George Bradshaw's 1862 guide to London. Featuring readings and looking at the differences between the tourism of the Victorians and the tourism of today.
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.
Chessboard to Totem Pole - The Art of Craft
Thu, 15 Feb
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: One might assume this is just another Art & Sculpture walk, and you might be right. However, we also explore here the element of ‘fit for purpose’, as well as the client’s brief and how the craftsman explored this and extended the remit to create a piece that was so much more than that!
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Thu, 22 Feb
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Hidden Streets and Secret Alleys
Sat, 24 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.
Secrets of Old London Town
Sun, 25 Feb
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.
IWD - Women Through Time - 'Press for Progress'
Thu, 8 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: The newspaper business has always been considered a man's world. However there were some extraordinary women in the past and near present who also made an impact on the industry. We are going to meet these ladies as part of the celebration of IWD 'Press for Progress'.
IWD - Women of Fleet Street - 'Press for Progress'
Thu, 8 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: The newspaper business has always been considered a man's world. However there were some extraordinary women in the past and near present who also made an impact on the industry. We are going to meet these ladies as part of the celebration of IWD 'Press for Progress'.
IWD - Women Through Time - 'Press for Progress'
Sat, 10 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: The newspaper business has always been considered a man's world. However there were some extraordinary women in the past and near present who also made an impact on the industry. We are going to meet these ladies as part of the celebration of IWD 'Press for Progress'.
IWD - Women of Fleet Street - 'Press for Progress'
Sat, 10 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: The newspaper business has always been considered a man's world. However there were some extraordinary women in the past and near present who also made an impact on the industry. We are going to meet these ladies as part of the celebration of IWD 'Press for Progress'.
Finding Bridget Jones
Wed, 14 Mar
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.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Thu, 15 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sun, 25 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Chaucer - His life and work in the City of London
Sun, 1 Apr
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: Find out about the Canterbury Tales and what it tells us about the people who lived in the City of London and visit the places that Chaucer knew.
Walbrook - Hidden River Hidden Temple
Thu, 12 Apr
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: We will follow part of the ancient route of the Walbrook to the River Thames. An interesting way to view the City, through this lost water course and how it shaped the area through which it flowed. A visit to the newly opened Temple of Mithras is included (free).
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 21 Apr
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Chessboard to Totem Pole - The Art of Craft
Thu, 26 Apr
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: One might assume this is just another Art & Sculpture walk, and you might be right. However, we also explore here the element of ‘fit for purpose’, as well as the client’s brief and how the craftsman explored this and extended the remit to create a piece that was so much more than that!
Finding Bridget Jones
Wed, 9 May
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.
Walbrook - Hidden River Hidden Temple
Thu, 10 May
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: We will follow part of the ancient route of the Walbrook to the River Thames. An interesting way to view the City, through this lost water course and how it shaped the area through which it flowed. A visit to the newly opened Temple of Mithras is included (free).
Chessboard to Totem Pole - The Art of Craft
Sun, 13 May
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: One might assume this is just another Art & Sculpture walk, and you might be right. However, we also explore here the element of ‘fit for purpose’, as well as the client’s brief and how the craftsman explored this and extended the remit to create a piece that was so much more than that!
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 26 May
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 23 Jun
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Walbrook - Hidden River Hidden Temple
Thu, 28 Jun
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: We will follow part of the ancient route of the Walbrook to the River Thames. An interesting way to view the City, through this lost water course and how it shaped the area through which it flowed. A visit to the newly opened Temple of Mithras is included (free).
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