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Tower Hamlets

The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 1 Mar
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, 4 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
The Battle for Bethnal Green
Sun, 5 Mar
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: When London expanded to become the world’s first Metropolis, its semi-rural suburbs were swamped. This tour examines the challenges urbanisation brought to Bethnal Green, and how they were met. In many ways, these challenges continue to be met today.
Whitechapel. The Charles Booth Poverty Maps.
Sun, 12 Mar
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 Dark Side of the Green
Sun, 12 Mar
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.
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Thu, 16 Mar
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, 18 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
Just You Wait and See
Sun, 19 Mar
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: While the East End was facing the deprivations of the Home Front, plans were being formulated to create a brand new London. We were looking forward to blue birds over the white cliffs of Dover – just you wait and see!
Bethnal Green in So Many Words
Sun, 26 Mar
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.
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
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