Walking the city

IMG_6418IMG_6426

Continuing on my London trend today, I was delighted to recently come across the Bishopsgate Institute‘s walking tours.

IMG_6448IMG_6450

I think I may have left it too late to book for some of these, but they cover the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines, the somewhat scary plazas and public art of Canary Wharf, the journey from artisans to artists (Kensington and Chelsea),  London’s villages and many more routes.

IMG_2669

In fact, their courses as a whole look good (who wouldn’t want an afternoon in Edwardian London) and on a par with my treasured CityLit.

IMG_2670

If you want more of these, then Yannick Pucci’s Art Deco routes are always good, and this year’s London Handel Festival is also exploring the parts of London that Handel lived and worked in.

Photos: top 4 from a walk round Hampstead last year, image from the splendid V&A catalogue of Heather Firbank’s wardrobe, St James’s view from Georgian London.

 

One comment

  1. Pingback: My town | theuniversalcabinet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s