Angel Tube Station

Angel Tube Station
Islington, London, EC1V 1NE
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Banned Books

This walk is about books that have been banned in London. From political books like Thomas Paine's The Rights of Man to pornography like John Cleland's Fanny Hill there have frequently been restrictions on what Londoners can read. The walk will discuss why the books were banned, and what the consequences were, intended or…

Wed 23 Jan 2019

£12 (£9)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Islington - London's Larder

Islington is famous for its bars and restaurants but its links with food go back to the Middle Ages. This walk looks at how Islington has kept London fed for the last 800 years. In this one and three quarter hour walk around one of London's liveliest areas you’ll hear about dishes like White Conduit Rolls, Islington…

Thu 21 Feb 2019

£12 (£9)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Merrie Islington

Islington is famous for its bars and restaurants but its been a place for merrymaking and entertainment for hundreds of years. This walk looks at the tea rooms, pleasure gardens, spas and alehouses that were popular in 18th century earning the name "Merrie Islington". Although the places themselves have long since gone…

Thu 21 Mar 2019

£12 (£9)

  • 14:30 – 16:45

The New River - Islington's Lost Waterway

The New River was an ambitious 17th century scheme to supply London with water by digging a canal from Hertfordshire. While the New River still flows as far as Stoke Newington, the Islington section is now long gone. However traces of the river still exist. This 90 minute walk looks for signs of the New River and tells…

Wed 20 Mar 2019

£12 (£9)

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Paintings of Islington

This one hour walk around the Angel area of Islington will visit the locations that feature in five paintings by very different artists - Canaletto,  Walter Sickert, Francis Hayman, Thomas Rowlandson and John O'Conner. Clerkenwell and Islington Guide and art history enthusiast Rob Smith will talk about the paintings, the…

Thu 4 Apr 2019

£12 (£9)

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Up and Down The City Road

Up and Down The City Road, In and Out The Eagle   "Up and Down the City Road In and Out The Eagle That's the way the money goes Pop Goes the Weasel" Generations of children have sung about the City Road but today most people think of it as part of London's Inner Ring Road. In this two hour walk I will be looking…

Thu 3 Jan 2019

£12 (£9)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

A Victorian Christmas in Islington

This walk looks at the different ways that Christmas was celebrated in Islington during the Victorian period - whether it was a slice of the celebrated currant cake from Thomas's or dancing at Henry's Assembley Rooms, a Christmas lecture from Rev McGuire or a special lunch for the Boot Black Brigade. There are some…

Wed 19 Dec

£12 (£9)

  • 15:00 – 16:45

Thu 20 Dec

£12 (£9)

  • 19:00 – 20:30

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