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David Charnick (guide details)

Law and Order EC
Sun, 28 May
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour explores how the relationship between the City of London and the due processes of law and order has developed because of the City’s unique nature.
Tidemarks from the Pool
Sat, 3 Jun
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.
Just You Wait and See
Sun, 4 Jun
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!
The Seat of Power
Tue, 6 Jun
Your guide: David Charnick
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The Price of Conscience
Thu, 8 Jun
Your guide: David Charnick
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The Ripper Enigma
Sat, 10 Jun
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.
Reaching into the Abyss
Sun, 11 Jun
Your guide: David Charnick
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The Battle for Bethnal Green
Sat, 17 Jun
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.
The Dark Side of the Green
Sun, 18 Jun
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.
A Dickens of a City
Sat, 24 Jun
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Explore the London of Charles Dickens, a city in transition. You are accompanied by readings from his novels - the authentic voice of London.
Bethnal Green in So Many Words
Sun, 25 Jun
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.
Booze and the Borough
Sat, 12 Aug
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The Borough is redolent of beer and wine, of hops and hospitality. This tour evokes stagecoaches erupting from narrow yards and laden hop wagons arriving from Kent, Sussex and Surrey. It celebrates the grain and the grape, and trade, both in times past and today.
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