London Fields

This  walk planned for  Saturday, 27th June, 2020 at 11am has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation.

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 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: 2¼ hours

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

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


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