Blue Badge Guide Caroline Dale

 

 

CITY CENTRE - A NEW VENUE LAUNCHED FOR CITY LOVERS

 MEANWHILE ... housed at the back of the Guildhall Gallery in Guildhall Yard,  a new Corporation-backed City Centre is knocking fresh vision into London's City life. A permanent architectural model of the Square Mile glows in its downstairs gallery highlighting all the latest skyline additions. Programme of events promises to exploit the much under-valued reaches of our Square Mile in all its subtle, historic glory.  A full programme of City Walks, Seminars and Discussion Evenings are being drip-fed to City Nerds throughout the Summer ... Check out the site and sign up for events http://www.thecitycentre.london

  

Hit two themes with one walk ... 

SAMUEL PEPYS AND THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON - 

Feeling adventurous? 350 years on, and we can still walk the same streets the great diarist Samuel Pepys sorrowfully trod on that disasterous first week of September 1666. How did it happen? An intimate account of one man's thoughts as the flames towered above and swallowed up swathes of streets encompassing the City's landmark churches and institutions. More than 30,000 homes destroyed, London's survival was touch and go ... 

Contact me for a guided walk to hear the realondon story. 

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