THEMED WALKING TOURS, London
Freud in Hamstead Walking Tour
Explore the memories of the Freud family in Hampstead. Sigmund Freud escaped Nazi occupied Vienna in 1938 to 'die in freedom' and his home in Hampstead became a magnet for other European refugees. This walking tour profiles Sigmund and his friends, his daughter Anna whose work with children continues, and his son, Ernst, an architect whose modernist houses remain as testament to his talent. The tour ends at the Freud Museum.
Riots, Reggae, Muruls and Markets: Brixton Walking Tour
Once London's premier suburban shopping centre with a unique surviving set of arcaded markets and early picture palaces, Brixton was transformed in the mid-twentieth century by the vibrant Caribbean community. This walking tour follows its changing fortunes and recent transformation which has brought a wonderful series of public murals, cafe culture, and even a new currency.
Cosmopolitan London Walking Tour: Brick Lane
The East End has always been known for its diversity and has attracted numerous immigrant groups. On this tour we will discover how each group has contributed to the area. French street names , old synagogues, a soup kitchen and an exotic indoor market building built by Jews from eastern Europe; Mosques, textile businesses and restaurants run by the current Bangladeshi Community.
Jewish East End Walking Tour
This is the classic tour to explore the late 19th century Jewish community. They may no longer live in Spitalfields but the streets and buildings still evoke memories of the synagogues, schools and soup kitchens. Not forgetting Yiddish theatre and the street markets in and around Petticoat Lane. Stories of other immigrant communities of the area, such as the Huguenots and Bengalis are also woven into the tour.
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
As the night sets in and the long shadows fall set off into the crooked, cobbled alleyways of Spitalfields and Whitechapel to follow in the footsteps of the World’s most infamous serial killer. An exciting and 90 minute crime hunt through London’s Victorian East End entering the mind-set of this infamous murderer.