East End Secrets

Tour Details

Every day we pass clues to the past, things which have stories to tell us about those who were here before us. But we pass them by without a second glance. How’d you like to uncover some East End secrets?

The Aboriginal cricket team in 1867 - East End Secrets

The Aboriginal cricket team in 1867

What’s that gateway? Is it the entrance to a cemetery holding thousands of graves?

East London's Railways in 1906 - East End Secrets

East London’s Railways in 1906

Or to a railway station testifying to the great transport ventures of  the nineteenth century?

What about that building: is it a workhouse or a madhouse?

Take a stroll around the borderland between Mile End Old Town and Bethnal  Green. Hear tales of the poor and the wealthy, and of someone who came all the way across the globe, only to end in a pauper’s grave.

Come looking for clues and tune in to the stories that lurk behind them. Many are humble yet they have so much to say, reminding us how fragile our visual heritage is.


Details – East End Secrets

Please go to the SCHEDULE to see whether this tour is currently on offer, and for booking details.

MEET: Outside the Half Moon public house, 213 Mile End Road E1 4AA; near to Stepney Green Underground Station.
Duration: Two hours (approximately).
End: Near Bethnal Green Underground and Overground Stations

If you have any questions about this walk, contact me

Pictures sourced from Wikimedia Commons

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