free walks in January with Footprints of London

Our January offer – in January as part of our Footprints of London History Festival we’re offering all our walks free – as a thank you to our existing customers over the past year, and to attract new customers for the New Year.   It’s the ideal opportunity to get out and explore London. Go to  www.footprintsoflondon.com to book and find out meeting times etc.

Date & Time Walk Guide Description
05/01/2013 14:00 The Story of Spitalfields: Huguenots to Vintage Clothes Adrian Clarke Explore the rich history of this area.
06/01/2013 14:30 Walbrook where art thou? Tina Baxter Explore one of the hidden Rivers that shaped the City of London.
09/01/2013 14:00 Printers, Publishers, Press Ray Blackburn Explore Fleet street, with it’s alleys and courtyards, and hear about the people behind the printing industry
10/01/2013 11:00 Mayfair Heroes & Villains Vania Gay Explore the playground of the rich and famous and learn that one man’s hero is another man’s villain.
10/01/2013 14:30 Walbrook where art thou? Tina Baxter Explore one of the hidden Rivers that shaped the City of London.
10/01/2013 19:00 The Makers of Modern London Rob Smith Find out about the great people who were behind the development of ModernLondon in this walk around historic Clerkenwell
12/01/2013 10:30 Up The Cally Rob Smith Caledonian Road is far from Londons tourist trail but Rob Smith will introduce you to a host of curiosities
12/01/2013 11:00 Alternative Angel Debbie Pakulski Find our about that stop on the Monopoly board and learn more about Islington
12/01/2013 11:00 Shakespeare in the City Anne Tickell Act 3 – Follow Shakespeare and his King’s Men acting company as they transfer across the river to the wealthy City.
12/01/2013 11:00 Strolling Around the Strand Elaine Wein Explore the streets and alleys around Strand and Fleet Street and visit the Inns of Court
12/01/2013 14:30 Dissenters of Newington Green Rob Smith See London’s oldest houses, learn about the mole man of Hackney, and Daniel Defoe’s Civet Cats
13/01/2013 11:00 Secrets of Clerkenwell David Brown Explore the historic area of Clerkenwell and alleyways, churches, brothels and taverns
13/01/2013 11:30 Dickens in Southwark Neil Sinclair Retrace the steps taken by young Charles Dickens as he trudged from his enforced job in a blacking factory to visit his spendthrift father John in Southwark’s Marshalsea debtors’ prison.
16/01/2013 11:00 Liquid London – The City Anne Tickell Explore the coffee houses, pubs, ale houses, livery halls and hidden rivers that shape the City of London
17/01/2013 11:00 The Guildhall and Guildhall Art Gallery Tina Baxter Visit the heart of the City, explore Guildhall,  the Art Gallery and the Roman Amphitheatre
18/01/2013 12:30 Walbrook where art thou? Tina Baxter Explore one of the hidden Rivers that shaped the City of London.
19/01/2013 13:00 In The Shadows of Victoria Street Richard Watkins See London’s “forgotten” cathedral, an art deco masterpiece and London’s best surviving Georgian street.
20/01/2013 10:00 Walking the Hidden River Fleet – Hampstead to Kentish Town Jenni Bowley See the two sources of the Fleet – this is a longer walk, and goes over the Heath – sturdy shoes recommended
20/01/2013 14:00 The City – 2000 Years in One Square Mile Ray Blackburn This walk tells the story of the City of London – from Romans to the modern world of Finance.
22/01/2013 18:30 Secrets of Cheapside David Brown Explore the Cheapside area of the City of London and hear about its role in medieval history
24/01/2013 14:00 Mayfair Heroes & Villains Elaine Wein Explore the playground of the rich and famous and learn that one man’s hero is another man’s villain.
25/01/2013 11:00 Dickens in the City of London Anne Tickell Learn more about the man who invented our modern Christmas in this stroll.

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