Blackfriars Underground Station

Blackfriars Underground Station
167-179 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4DF
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Alexander Pope's The Dunciad

Alexander Pope's satirical poem The Dunciad was written in three versions between 1728 and 1743. The poem highlights stupidity, tastelessness and decay affecting London at the time. The walk will visit some of the locations Pope mentioned in the text and discuss the historical background of early 18th century London that…

Wed 31 Jan

£12 (£9) / 07905 746733

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Chessboard to Totem Pole - The Art of Craft

A walk designed to explore the element of ‘fit for purpose’ of some interesting works of craftmanship around the western section of the City of London. Often passed by without a second glance, but once properly introduced never forgotten. Some of the pieces I will show you on this walk are not in plain sight, so a…

Thu 15 Feb

£12 (£9) / 07905 746733

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 26 Apr

£12 (£9) / 07905 746733

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sun 13 May

£12 (£9) / 07905 746733

  • 14:00 – 16:00

LFA - Chessboard to Totem Pole - Identity and art of craft

LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE  : " While identity is usually something that builds in a place over time – sometimes it can be ‘invented': is this just cynical marketing by developers or a pragmatic response to the rapid pace of change in London? It's a terrific theme that can be interpreted so many different ways – and…

Thu 7 Jun

£12 (£9) / 07905 746733

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Shakespeare In The City Walk

A walking tour tracing Shakespeare's life on the North bank of the River Thames, by means of plaques, busts, statues and memorials, some little known. Your guide, Declan McHugh, is a former professional actor and as well as providing first class information, he delivers a few of Shakespeare's speeches in appropriate…

Fri 26 Jan

£10 (Children £8) / 07905 746733

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Fri 2 Feb

£10 (Children £8) / 07905 746733

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Fri 9 Feb

£10 (Children £8) / 07905 746733

  • 11:00 – 13:00
…and 19 more dates until 22 Jun

Sherlock Holmes Investigates: The Red-Headed League

Sherlock Holmes and the Red-Headed League 'We travelled by Underground to Aldersgate; and a short walk took us to Saxe-Coburg Square' Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's  Sherlock Holmes  stories are an immortal pleasure. By joining your friendly guide, you can recreate the thrilling adventure of 'The Red-Headed League' on…

Sat 10 Feb

£9 / 07905 746733

  • 11:00 – 13:00

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