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Walk: London History Day 2018 Events

  • Trellis

    Arts and Crafts Hammersmith

    A guided walk along Hammersmith's historic riverside.

  • Aerial view of Barbican Centre

    Barbican Centre

    Discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.

  • Mary Anne Talbot

    Bee Midtown Business Improvement District

    A walk about the life of Mary Anne Talbot, a young woman who, two centuries ago, fought in battles on land and at sea for Britain disguised as a man.

  • British Library entrance

    British Library

    Learn about the Library's history, collections and architecture on a tour of our building.

  • Pilot in biplane

    Centre for Life-Writing Research, King’s College London Archives

    Archive objects, short talks and a guided walk along the Strand with KCL Archives.

  • Exterior of Charles Dickens Museum

    Charles Dickens Museum

    Visitors will be treated to a museum trail and talk and can then follow Boz’s example taking a brief evening stroll through Bloomsbury and Seven Dials.

  • Gun emplacements on Clapham Common

    Clapham Society

    A walk along the south side of Clapham Common seeing how the war came to Clapham and the lasting effect it has had on our streets and the development of South London.

  • Eastbury Manor House

    Eastbury Manor House

    Enjoy costumed tours and talks about the courage that Eastbury Manor House, a Grade I listed building, represents.

  • Churchill and Big Ben

    Everyday London

    A king faces the axe, knights fight for favour and prestige in the Tilt-Yard and a lady suffragette is found hidden in the crypt of Westminster Hall.

  • Huguenot silk merchants' houses in Spitalfields

    Huguenots of Spitalfields

    A walk around Historic Spitalfields exploring the story of the Huguenots and subsequent waves of migration to the area.

  • Aerial view of airfield

    Kenley Revival Project

    Take a two-mile walk around RAF Kenley with the Kenley Revival Project Manager and learn about RAF Kenley's significant Battle of Britain history.

  • Canal lock with ducks in foreground

    London Canal Museum

    A guided walk along the canal from the museum to Camden, led by a museum guide.

  • Brompton Cemetery

    National Army Museum

    Take a walking tour from Brompton Cemetery to the National Army Museum.

  • 'Surveillance Photograph of Militant Suffragettes'

    National Portrait Gallery

    A Suffragette Gallery Tour at the National Portrait Gallery.

  • Statue of Sir John Betjamen on the concourse at St Pancras Station

    St Pancras International

    Enjoy a lunchtime walk and an evening debate exploring some of the highlights of St Pancras International’s rich 150 years of history.

  • Welcome to Altab Ali Park

    Swadhinata Trust

    Explore Bengali history in and around Brick Lane

  • Group of people standing on foreshore with a road bridge in the background

    Thames Discovery Programme

    Explore the archaeology of the Thames and the Walbrook rivers.

  • Old photo of a crowd gathering for meeting

    The Kennington Chartist Project

    A guided walk around Kennington Park focusing on the 1848 Chartist Rally on Kennington Common when thousands marched in support of democratic reform.

  • Victorian Surgical Kit

    The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret

    Join us for a walk on "The Nests of Satan" and/or a talk on "The Courage of Victorian Surgeons and Patients".