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Specialist walks

Engineering Change
Sun, 26 Feb
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Mechanical, electrical and civil engineering ventures have shaped the City of London as they have helped it grow. This tour explores both familiar and unfamiliar ventures, both successes and failures.
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
Islington - London's Larder
Thu, 2 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through 800 years of Islington's food history
20th Century Buildings in Hoxton and Haggerston
Thu, 2 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk looking at 20th Century architecture in Hoxton and Haggerston from the Edwardian splendor of the former public baths to a school designed be Erno Goldfinger
True Spy Stories
Thu, 2 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk about espionage and the security services. See buildings used by MI5 and SIS past and present, and hear true tales of treachery among spies
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
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 5 Mar
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in and around the streets, clubs, restaurants and drinking dens of Soho, from the first arrival of American musicians in 1919 through to the contemporary scene by way of legendary venues such as Ronnie Scott's club.
Coffee Houses and Clubs - A Food & Drink Themed Tour of St James's
Tue, 7 Mar
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: A food and drink themed walk around one of London's most exclusive areas.
The Americans in Mayfair
Sat, 11 Mar
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Take a walk round Mayfair to discover its special relationship with America. Explore the streets and squares that presidents, rock stars and Hollywood icons have called home.
Coffee Houses and Clubs - A Food & Drink Themed Tour of St James's
Sat, 11 Mar
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: A food and drink themed walk around one of London's most exclusive areas.
Soho Rock n' Roll: how Soho's clubs changed the world of music
Sun, 12 Mar
Your guide: Alan Fortune
Description: Visit the locations which spawned the UK’s first genuine rock star, hosted Jimi Hendrix’s first UK gig and recorded the Beatles' Hey Jude. Chris will link the music with the fashions and countercultures of the time.
Made in London - A Tour of The British Museum
Wed, 15 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The British Museum contains thousands of beautiful objects from all over the world. This tour concentrates on the ones made, used or found in London, from Bronze age shields to Bow pottery
True Spy Stories
Thu, 16 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk about espionage and the security services. See buildings used by MI5 and SIS past and present, and hear true tales of treachery among spies
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!
Walbrook where art thou?
Sat, 25 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: Explore one of the hidden Rivers that shaped the City of London.
Soho - A Foodie & Bar Themed History Tour
Sat, 25 Mar
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: Discover Soho’s food and drink heritage together with its hidden cocktail bar scene on this late afternoon walk. Over 18s only.
The Gentlemen’s clubs of St James’s:  Victorian London’s LinkedIn
Tue, 28 Mar
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: We take social networking for granted, but how did the Victorians go about it in the days of the horse and carriage and strait-laced social conventions?  Join me for a stroll around genteel St James’s to hear the story of the explosive growth (and dramatic decline) of the St James’s Gentlemen’s clubs.
20th Century Buildings in Hoxton and Haggerston
Thu, 30 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk looking at 20th Century architecture in Hoxton and Haggerston from the Edwardian splendor of the former public baths to a school designed be Erno Goldfinger
The Americans in Mayfair
Sun, 2 Apr
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Take a walk round Mayfair to discover its special relationship with America. Explore the streets and squares that presidents, rock stars and Hollywood icons have called home.
Suited and Booted: Savile Row and the birth of British style.
Sat, 8 Apr
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Hardy Amies said "a man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten about them." Join my Saville Row stroll to hear tales of the London enclave where royalty and celebrities visit the world’s best designers to get the best bespoke look.
Coffee Houses and Clubs - A Food & Drink Themed Tour of St James's
Sat, 8 Apr
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: A food and drink themed walk around one of London's most exclusive areas.
St Albans Day Out
Wed, 12 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: St Albans is just 25 minutes by train from London. Walk its historic streets with Rob in the morning, then after a pub lunch, visit Roman Verulanium, St Albans Abbey and the market.
Gainsborough's People
Thu, 13 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: During the 1780s Thomas Gainsborough was the leading portrait painter of his age. This two hour walk looks at some of the people that Gainsborough painted, their lives and some of the back stories behind the paintings
Suited and Booted: Savile Row and the birth of British style.
Sat, 15 Apr
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Hardy Amies said "a man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten about them." Join my Saville Row stroll to hear tales of the London enclave where royalty and celebrities visit the world’s best designers to get the best bespoke look.
Paintings of Islington
Thu, 27 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: This walk visits the locations featured in five very different paintings of Islington. Rob will talk about the paintings, the artist who made them and the history of the buildings featured in them
20th Century Buildings in Hoxton and Haggerston
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk looking at 20th Century architecture in Hoxton and Haggerston from the Edwardian splendor of the former public baths to a school designed be Erno Goldfinger
20th Century Buildings in Hackney
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: From the grandeur of the famous Hackney Empire, civic pride of Hackney Town Hall, and the post war simplicity of St Michael and All Angel Church, to more recent buildings like Sutton Square and Homerton Hospital, Hackney has a range of buildings built in response to a variety of needs.
Henrietta’s Dream: Arts and Crafts of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Sat, 10 Jun
Your guide: Marilyn Greene
Description: Discover Henrietta Barnett’s vision for a Garden Suburb for all classes. Walking across the Heath Extension, Central Square with its Lutyens churches, and the artisans quarter, we trace the early history and developments of Hampstead Garden Suburb.
The Battle of Waterloo Remembered
Sun, 18 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: On the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo this walk looks at how the news reached London, and how victory was celebrated
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