The Heart of Hackney Walk will take place in 2018 on:

  • SUNDAY 22nd April at 11am
  • Saturday 4th August at 11am

Trace Hackney’s heritage from Saxon settlement to city borough, with its rich diversity forged by 400 years of immigration from all over Britain and various parts of the world. The walk will include a visit to Hackney Museum, climbing 135 steps to the top of the 13th century St. Augustine’s Tower, to admire the view over Hackney and beyond,  and finish in the Linen Fold Parlour of 1535 Sutton House.

    • How did Hackney get its name?
    • What brought Samuel Pepys to Hackney?
    • Which significant murder happened in Hackney on 9 July 1864?

Duration: 2¼ hours

Cost: £10 (£8 concessions)  – pay on the day

Start: Hackney Town Hall Steps, Mare Street, London E8 1EA at 11am

End: Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High St  London, E9 6JQ

BOOKING: contact 07710 414240 or sean@walkhackney.co.uk

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