All posts tagged "History"

  • BR x Total Refreshment Centre: Dreaming the City

    On April 13th, Total Refreshment Centre, Boiler Room and the Barbican Centre will host Dreaming The City, celebrating a previously untold story in east London’s music history. The concept of the show is a live mixtape exploring...

    • Posted April 7, 2019
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  • Wonders Tour Walk by the River Thames

    “There are two things scarce matched in the universe; the sun in the heavens and the Thames on Earth” Sir Walter Raleigh This lovely walk boasts some of the most beautiful places, beginning at The houses of...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Impeccable Spy: An Evening with Owen Matthews & History Today

    AN IMPECCABLE SPY is the thrilling true story of Richard Sorge – the man John le Carré called ‘the spy to end all spies’, and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War. Hatchards are...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • London’s Grime & Punishment Walking Tour

    Come on a journey into London’s raucous and perilous past, when fun came at a deadly cost, and Londoners lived truly on the edge. On this sleazy and spirited tour, you’ll hear of the bizarre and debauched...

    • Posted March 18, 2019
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  • Hidden Goddesses of London walking tour

    Hidden Goddesses of London is a 2.5-hour walking tour, we will walk just over a mile starting at the ancient London Temple Gate by St Paul’s and ending at the gates of the Crossbones graveyard in Borough...

    • Posted March 10, 2019
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  • Alternative Jack-the-Ripper Event: An evening discussing the lives of Polly

    Held in association with the English National Opera and Penguin Random House, Beyond the Streets are delighted to present an evening with soprano Lesley Garrett, composer Iain Bell, author and historian Hallie Rubenhold and Josephine Knowles, co-director...

    • Posted March 7, 2019
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  • Tracing Your Roots: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers Revealed

    Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience with an account of how he traced his African forebears enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. Paul was told that it would be...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • The London of Ronnie and Reggie Kray tour

    On this walk we will be visiting and exploring an area of London with an infamous and violent past – the East End of the 1960s and how it was dominated by the infamous and feared Kray...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Political Life & Legacy of Malcolm X

    21 February 1965, the day “Omowale” Malcolm X was brutally assassinated at the Audubon Theatre in Harlem marked the loss of one of Africa’s greatest revolutionaries. In his time, Malcolm was the leading Pan-Africanist, Black nationalist and...

    • Posted February 14, 2019
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  • Radical Women of the East End

    Retrace the steps of the most famous radical women associated with Bow, starting with the Bryant and May matchwomen. Sylvia Pankhurst established the Suffragette East London Federation here, campaigning not only for the right of women to...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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