Area: East (North of the Thames)

Stoke Newington and Newington Green

This walk starts in Newington Green on the edge of Islington, which has a rich history. The second half of the walk is along Church St, an oasis of cafes, restaurants and pubs – a route featured in the Eurostar magazine in 2017. At one end is a medieval church and at the other the fabulously gothic Abney Park cemetery.

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Stratford

This Greet is focused on the regenerated Olympic Park area in Stratford and the historical parts of the surrounding area of East London.

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Jewish East London

Visit the broad diversity of Jewish East London. This Greet will bring to life the Siege of Sydney Street and the Cable Street Riots giving a fascinating insight in to the Jewish history and culture fuelled by the immigration into London’s East End.

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Walthamstow, Leytonstone, and Leyton

Walthamstow was mentioned in the Domesday Book as farming land and the village area is close to where the original manor was situated. The coming of the railway changed that dramatically and now it is a vibrant multicultural hub.

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St Katherine’s Dock and Wapping

his walk follows the north bank of the river Thames from The Tower to Wapping; looking at the history and developments of the London Docks and the communities who have lived here.

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Spitalfields and Brick Lane

This walk looks at the history of immigration that has been the foundation of this interesting and vibrant area. The walk includes visits to vintage/retro markets and street food stalls including the curry restaurants of Brick Lane.

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South Hackney: Shoreditch and Haggerston

This walk covers the social and domestic history of this part of South Hackney up to the gentrification of today. It includes visits to Haggerston Park, the Regents Canal and weekend street markets.

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