London Fields

This  walk take place on Saturday, 5 June, starting at Hackney Town Hall, at 11am.

Follow an ancient trackway out of Hackney to hear about the ‘common land’ of London Fields, one of London’s few remaining Lidos, the first Jews in Hackney, 18th century asylums for the mentally sick, the Regent’s Canal and, if COVID restrictions allow, enter St Michael’s and All Angels Church to admire the striking 1960s religious murals of John Hayward.

  • How long have they been playing cricket on London Fields?
  • Why London?
  • Why were there riots on Broadway Market?

Duration: Allow for 2½ hours

Cost: £12 (£9 concessions) – pay on the day, card or cash.

PLEASE BOOK, AS DUE TO COVID FOR THE TIME BEING ONLY 10 PLACES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON A WALK.

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

End: Broadway Market, London, E8 4QB

To Book: text/phone  07710 414240 or email sean@walkhackney.co.uk

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