A charity walk from the Story Garden (behind the British Library) ending at the Indian YMCA, Fitzroy Square.
This is a long and leisurely guided walk through the green squares, spaces and buildings of Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia (between three and four hours), ending at the YMCA where an optional delicious lunch at (vegetarian & vegan options available) can be purchased.
The walk features the many people of colour associated with the area, including campaigners like Ghandiji and Equiano, war heroine Noor Inyat Khan & to those directly challenging discrimination , Paul Robeson , cricketer & statesmen Learie Constantine, Asquith Xavier, Prof Maggie Aderin Pocock, Black nurses in the 1950, 60 & 70s , and an Ethiopian Princess. Pioneers of education and universal suffrage & human rights.
Bookings are essential. There is no charge for the walk, but there is an envelope collection for waged people, with a suggested minimum donation of £10/head. Money raised from this walk will be shared between the Mayor of Camden’s charity and to the “Kilburn Story & Music Garden project ” at the end of Lowfield Road NW6, to be built on unused railway land
Image used is Indian YMCA Fitzroy Square, Stephen Richards, Geograph, CC BY-SA 2.0