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City of Westminster

The Gentlemen’s clubs of St James’s:  Victorian London’s LinkedIn
Tue, 28 Mar
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: We take social networking for granted, but how did the Victorians go about it in the days of the horse and carriage and strait-laced social conventions?  Join me for a stroll around genteel St James’s to hear the story of the explosive growth (and dramatic decline) of the St James’s Gentlemen’s clubs.
The Americans in Mayfair
Sun, 2 Apr
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.
The Hinge of Fate: One Month in WW2 Westminster
Sun, 2 Apr
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
Suited and Booted: Savile Row and the birth of British style.
Sat, 8 Apr
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Hardy Amies said "a man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten about them." Join my Saville Row stroll to hear tales of the London enclave where royalty and celebrities visit the world’s best designers to get the best bespoke look.
Mr Selfridge and his competitors: tales of the greatest West End stores
Sun, 9 Apr
Your guide: Stephen Benton
Description: Fascinating stories about some of the West End’s major stores and the characters behind them.
Monumental! A walk through London's Statues and Monuments
Sun, 9 Apr
Your guide: Jack Yeomanson
Description: A guided tour looking at some of the great and good of British history who have been commemorated in statue, sculpture and monuments.
 Soho Rock n' Roll: how Soho's clubs changed the world of rock and pop
Sun, 9 Apr
Your guide: Alan Fortune
Description: Visit the locations which spawned the UK’s first genuine rock star, hosted Jimi Hendrix’s first UK gig and recorded the Beatles' Hey Jude. Chris will link the music with the fashions and countercultures of the time.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 9 Apr
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.
Literary Covent Garden. Towards A New Sensibility
Mon, 10 Apr
Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Covent Garden Literature from the Restoration to the Napoleonic Wars. Pepys, Fielding, Austen, Gay, Voltaire, Evelyn, Steele and Lamb.
Paintings of London at Tate Britain
Thu, 13 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A tour of Tate Britain looking at paintings of the capital from very different artists
Gainsborough's People
Thu, 13 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: During the 1780s Thomas Gainsborough was the leading portrait painter of his age. This two hour walk looks at some of the people that Gainsborough painted, their lives and some of the back stories behind the paintings
Soho Rock' n' Roll ! How Soho Clubs Shaped Rock and Pop
Sun, 16 Apr
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: On this tour of legendary venues we find out how rock and pop were forged in Soho's trailblazing music clubs of the 1950's, through the 1960's up to the dawn of punk in mid 1970's. We also look at associated youth fashions and the developing counter culture.
Literary Soho
Thu, 27 Apr
Your guide: Alan Fortune
Description: Explore the lives of famous literary figures, like William Blake, Fanny Burney, George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, William Blake, Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud.
Behind the Magic Curtain
Sun, 30 Apr
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The story of London’s Theatreland and of how it has contributed to the development of performance - as told by its playhouses and personalities.
James Bond and the Spies of Mayfair
Wed, 3 May
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Mayfair: inspiration to Fleming and Le Carre. Home to real life traitors, defectors. A walk where fact meets fiction.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 14 May
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.
The Wild and Wonderful Women of Soho
Sat, 20 May
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Three hundred years of Soho history and the women who helped shape London's most bohemian quarter.
Soho Rock' n' Roll ! How Soho Clubs Shaped Rock and Pop
Sun, 21 May
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: On this tour of legendary venues we find out how rock and pop were forged in Soho's trailblazing music clubs of the 1950's, through the 1960's up to the dawn of punk in mid 1970's. We also look at associated youth fashions and the developing counter culture.
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.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 11 Jun
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.
Soho Rock' n' Roll ! How Soho Clubs Shaped Rock and Pop
Sun, 18 Jun
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: On this tour of legendary venues we find out how rock and pop were forged in Soho's trailblazing music clubs of the 1950's, through the 1960's up to the dawn of punk in mid 1970's. We also look at associated youth fashions and the developing counter culture.
The Battle of Waterloo Remembered
Sun, 18 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: On the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo this walk looks at how the news reached London, and how victory was celebrated
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot!
Thu, 2 Nov
Description: Discover the men behind the plot and why we celebrate its foil.
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot!
Fri, 3 Nov
Description: Discover the men behind the plot and why we celebrate its foil.
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot!
Sat, 4 Nov
Description: Discover the men behind the plot and why we celebrate its foil.
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot!
Sun, 5 Nov
Description: Discover the men behind the plot and why we celebrate its foil.
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