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Walking Tours - Victorian Slums Transformed

London

Victorian writers Charles Dickens, Henry Mayhew and Thomas Beames wrote about London’s notorious “rookeries”, areas beset by crime where people lived in overcrowded slum conditions. These four walks e ...
14:30 -
16:30
25 February 2018 -
25 March 2018
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LN18210

Walking Tours - Defending the City

London

We will walk from Smithfield to Liverpool Street, following part of the Roman wall, hearing about the Roman soldiers protecting the city from marauders, the Saxons defending themselves from the Vikin ...
14:30 -
16:30
28 February 2018 -
28 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18212

Walking Tours - Brick Lane Battlegrounds, 1970s

London

The 1970s was a dramatic decade in East End history: decline on the docks, a changing population, new immigrants, renewed fascist activity, and blood on the streets. Struggles around housing and schoo ...
11:00 -
13:00
10 March 2018 -
10 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18214

Walking Tours - The Way of the River Wandle

London

Following the course of the River Wandle in South London from Croydon to Wandsworth. In contrast to the rivers flowing to the Thames from Hampstead, the Wandle is ‘mislaid’ rather than lost, so we sha ...
14:30 -
16:30
07 March 2018 -
28 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18211

A People's HIstory of the East End - 17th Century

London

The first of four one-day-long classes that explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End. From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping and overseas trade, ...
10:00 -
17:00
27 January 2018 -
27 January 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18216

An Introduction to Victorian and Edwardian Architecture

London

A relaxed and informal introduction to Victorian and Edwardian Architecture. Learn about notable Victorian and Edwardian buildings and how to identify different types of design, exploring innovation, ...
10:00 -
16:00
03 February 2018 -
03 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18220

A People's History of the East End - 18th Century

London

One part of our four one-day-long classes that explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End. From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping and overseas trad ...
10:00 -
17:00
10 February 2018 -
10 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18217

A People's History of the East End - Early 19th Century

London

These four one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End. From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping and overseas trade, and the ...
10:00 -
17:00
10 March 2018 -
10 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18218

A People's History of East End - Late 19th Century

London

These four one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End. From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping and overseas trade, and the ...
10:00 -
17:00
17 March 2018 -
17 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18219

Tribunes of the People - Changing the East End

London

This course focuses on the 1880s to the 1930s, when London’s East End was engulfed in a series of social, economic and political struggles. It identifies key individuals, examines their personal histo ...
18:30 -
20:30
13 February 2018 -
27 March 2018
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LN18215