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David Charnick (guide details)

To Make the Punishment Fit the Crime
Sun, 25 Feb
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Come visit sites connected with judicial punishment; hear tales of a pickpocket prostitute and a she-wolf, of domestic abuse and the trade in human corpses.
Just You Wait and See
Sat, 3 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, 11 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.
Reaching into the Abyss
Sat, 17 Mar
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This is an exploration of Victorian philanthropy in the dark area that clung to the northeastern corner of the City, a story of the human cost of the new metropolis and of those who set themselves to help.
In and Out of the Aldgate
Sun, 18 Mar
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This is a circular tour which explores the many layers in the development of Aldgate. Once the home of a guild of English knights, the area has become a borderland between the City and the East End
Tidemarks from the Pool
Sun, 25 Mar
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: A tour to the heart of London’s maritime trade, when the river and docks were alive with shipping and the area full of sailors ashore after months of hardship.
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