This longer walk will tell you about the westernmost part of today’s Hackney, where, from the beginning of the 19th century, open fields used by Londoners to practice their archery skill was built up as Hoxton New Town. Where industry attracted to the banks of the Regent’s Canal provided thousands of jobs for locals people.
- Pop goes the weasel
- Why and how was Shoreditch Park created?
- Where Alfred Hitchcock directed films
Duration: Allow for 3 hours
Cost: £12 (£9 concessions) – pay on the day, card or cash.
Start: Outside ‘Shoreditch Grind’ top of Subway 4 exit from Old Street Station EC1V 9NR 11am
End: Old Street Roundabout
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