Southwark, on the south side of the river Thames, has a history as long and fascinating as any part of north London, but it is not as well known. Perhaps this is because over the centuries debtors prisons, abattoirs, primitive hospitals, bawdy taverns and heavy industry have been located here. For many years, Londoners travelledContinue reading “Our tours: Southwark and the South Bank”
Between September 1940 and May 1941, London was bombed nearly every night, with tens of thousands killed or wounded, and millions of homes destroyed or damaged. Night after night, the population of the world’s biggest city was forced into shelters, basements and tube stations as the Luftwaffe tried to destroy the city and the moraleContinue reading “Our tours: Exploring the London Blitz”
Come along as DON BROWN takes us on a 60 minute virtual tour of the town of Shakespeare’s birth – Stratford upon Avon, a market town with more than 800 years of history. This beautiful town still contains many buildings that would have been familiar to Shakespeare, many of them preserved and restored. We’ll lookContinue reading “Our tours: Shakespeare and Stratford”
As we add more events (we’re just putting together our November programme, including a range of shorter, lunchtime, talks – more news on those soon), our page of forthcoming events starts looking a little crowded. So we’ve put everything onto a Google calendar, which we’ll update as new things go in. This lets you seeContinue reading “Our forthcoming events – on google calendar”
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