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Tower Hamlets

Stock Bricks to Brutalism: Housing Design History in Poplar
Sun, 30 Apr
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!
A Journal of the Plague Year
Thu, 4 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The stories of the quack doctors, brave neighbours and doom-mongers who filled London in the plague year of 1665 in Defoe's classic account
The Dark Side of the Green
Sun, 7 May
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Bethnal Green’s past is littered with dark deeds and dodgy dudes, but these are also important moments in the history of law and order in this country.
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 10 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Whitechapel. The Charles Booth Poverty Maps.
Sun, 21 May
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 Ripper Enigma
Sun, 21 May
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: What really happened in 1888 when five women were murdered in the Whitechapel area and their dead bodies cruelly mutilated? Neither gore-fest nor wild speculation, this tour explores the world of these most mysterious of murders.
Modernism and Model Dwellings: Housing in Bethnal Green
Sun, 4 Jun
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
Isle of Dogs: Remembering Public Housing
Sat, 10 Jun
Your guide: Oonagh Gay
Description: The Isle of Dogs has rich history of public housing. But private housing has come to dominate the Island in just a generation, Discover how much of the islanders' public housing tradition survives in this fascinating tour, ending near Mudchute DLR.
Modernism and Model Dwellings: Housing in Bethnal Green
Sun, 25 Jun
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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