NEW: The Backstreets of Islington - tour with Blue Badge guide Laurence Summers

Meet Angel Pub , Islington High St - opposite Angel tube station 11-11.15

Fee £10

Low lives, salvation seekers and an array of just about everything in between is dotted along this walk littered with varying architecture and a neighbourhood which, though largely gentrified, still retains an edge.

The high street was a path for coach and horses in the days Smithfield was a bustling livestock market and the area was abuzz with theatre and music hall having played host to Charlie Chaplin, Gracie Fields and .....the Sex Pistols!

Chuck in a world famous canal, the obligatory stunning church and maverick playwright Joe Orton and you have a walk that has no theme yet just about every theme...........................

Leader Laurence 07889 298573

Event Date Fri 27-05-2022 11:00 am
Event End Date Fri 27-05-2022 1:00 pm
Capacity 25
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Individual Price £10.00
Hosted By Anne Galloway
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Comments Meet Angel Pub , Islington High St - opposite Angel tube station 11-11.15
Meeting Place Location The Angel Pub
Categories DAY EVENTS, Culture, History, Talk, Walk
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