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Tower Hamlets

Bethnal Green in So Many Words
Sun, 26 Nov
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.
Whitechapel. The Charles Booth Poverty Maps.
Sat, 9 Dec
Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Explore London's East End, following in the steps of social reformer Charles Booth who explored this area in the 1890s
Whitechapel. The Charles Booth Poverty Maps.
Sun, 14 Jan
Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Explore London's East End, following in the steps of social reformer Charles Booth who explored this area in the 1890s
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 17 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
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!
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Wed, 31 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Sat, 3 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
Radical Women of the East End
Sun, 11 Feb
Your guide: Oonagh Gay
Description: Discover radical women and how they changed lives in the East End for the better
Modernism and Model Dwellings: Housing in Bethnal Green
Sun, 18 Mar
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
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