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Secrets of St. Giles: a walk through London’s infamous past

August 20 @ 11:00 - 13:00

Join Elena to discover the fascinating history of St. Giles.

We will delve into the darker chapters of London’s past as we uncover the secrets of this infamous neighbourhood. We will wander through the alleys where tales of poverty and crime once echoed (Dickens will get a mention or two, of course…) and discover the remnants of centuries-old buildings that bear witness to St Giles’ tumultuous history.

As we wind our way from the ancient church built on the site of a leper colony to the site of the infamous rookeries and gallows, now replaced by some of the most striking modern architecture in London, we’ll talk music, pubs, executions and developers’ greed. There is something for everyone on this walk!