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 firstname.lastname@example.org