Walks & Talks

Walks & Talks

James Bond at 60

Sunday, October 16th with Kim Dewdney It's 60 years since Ursula Andress walked out of the sea to meet Sean Connery and introduced us to "Bond, James Bond". To celebrate the stories, the characters and the man who invented them we have a walk today to please. We'll...

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Battersea Power Station

Sunday, September 18th with Kim Dewdney And welcome to a brand new area of London. Although the power station has been part of West London's skyline for decades the area is being transformed into a new residential, leisure and business area. We may encounter some...

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – 10th Anniversary

Sunday, 31st July with Marian Bacon 2012 was a landmark year for our capital when London hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the purpose-built parkland in Stratford, East London. At the time the legacy of the park was a key reason for the London winning the...

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Pest & Pestilence

Sunday, July 17th with Kim Dewdney With the pandemic and lockdown fresh in our memory it's time to look back over the ages and see how London has dealt with disease in the past. We'll see the evidence of mass burials, hear of the beginnings of epidemiology and...

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Walks & talks for lipreaders

PROGRAMME OF WALKS 2020   19 January  From Canary Wharf to Old Chinatown With Diane Burstein Starting with the gleaming towers of Canary Wharf we go back in time to see the Georgian dockside warehouses of the old West India Dock. Discover why the dockside area...

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Bloomsbury Women

Sunday 22nd November 2015 Bloomsbury Women (With Diane Burstein) This walk looks at some of the women who have shaped the history of this fascinating area.  Hear about the women of the Bloomsbury Set who “lived in squares and loved in triangles” including sisters the...

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Roman London

Sunday 20th September 2015, 11:30-13:30 ROMAN LONDON (With Marian Bacon) The story of London begins with the Romans who saw its position on the tidal River Thames as the gateway to and from the Empire. The trading port grew to be an important centre of government and...

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St Pancras and Kings Cross – More than Stations

Sunday 19th July 2015 St Pancras and Kings Cross - More than Stations (With Kim Dewdney) We start with St Pancras - but forget the trains, we are heading for the church and graveyard. With Sir John Soane's grave, a connection to Thomas Hardy and the world's richest...

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Lipspeaker supported guided tours

Lipspeaker Supported Guided Tours Bletchley Park (National Codes Centre) Saturday 29th June Meet Lipspeakers from 10:45 outside the café Hut 4 Have you ever wondered about Enigma? Thought about how computing began? Bletchley Park is the historic site of secret...

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Guided Tour of Bletchley Park

Visit and Guided Tour of Bletchley Park (National Codes Centre) Saturday 29th June, 2013 From 10.45 am *Meet Lipspeakers at 10.45 outside the cafe * The guided tour takes about one hour Tour this Historic Site with a Bletchley Park Guide and 2 ALS Lipspeakers Guided...

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