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These are some guided walks we organised led by Members and friends of London Historians. We have about 30 London Guides among our Membership, some of whom are listed here.

First, Up the Cally. The Caledonian Road and environs with Rob Smith.

caledonian road, london

caledonian road, london

A fabulous walk one Summer Sunday of the Jewish East End, led by Clive Bettington of the Jewish East End Celebration Society (JEECS).

bevis marks, london

Outside Bevis Marks Synagogue.

jewish east london

jewsish east end, london

How many streets are there in Soho? Just 119, and one fine Saturday we walked all of them with specialist tour specialist Peter Berthoud, one of our long-standing Members. It took about seven hours with a break for lunch and was amazing.

so ho, london

soho, london

soho, london

Academic and City of London Guide Dr Will Pettigrew specialises in – among other things – London’s early overseas trading companies, including the Africa Company, responsible for the trans-Atlantic African slave trade. But that’s just part of the story. Will took us on a walk of the City that started with notorious slave-keepers: the Romans. Fascinating.

city of london, slavery

city of london, slavery

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