Other London Tours

Charnowalks London guided tours

Though I guide chiefly in the City of London and the East End, my London tours go beyond these limits to other areas! These other London tours are listed alphabetically below by district. Please click on the picture to get a more detailed description of each tour. (This will open in a new window.)

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SOUTHWARK TOURS

At the Tabard Inn - Caxton 1483 - Charnowalks other London tours

At the Tabard Inn

BOOZE AND THE BOROUGH

At the heart of historic Southwark you will find the theme of drink. It is famous for its inns and its place in the hop trade. it has links also with the beer and wine trades. This is an unashamed celebration of hospitality and the serious enjoyment of the grain and the grape.

One of the greatest poetic descriptions of a good glass of wine sets the tone. After this tour, pause as you lift your next glass and reflect appreciatively on the story behind the contents!

 

WESTMINSTER TOURS

Joseph Grimaldi - Charnowalks other London tours

Joseph Grimaldi

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN

Why is London’s Theatreland in the West End? And what has it really contributed to the development of performance in Britain? Whether transforming pantomime and farce, promoting World Theatre and British operetta, Theatreland has contributed so much to the British theatrical scene.

This is not a plaques-and-statues tour. We move from Patent Theatres to studio theatres in an appreciation of the value of London’s Theatreland.

 

Edward the Confessor - Charnowalks other London tours

Edward the Confessor

OF COMMONWEALTHS AND KINGS

At the heart of Wesminster are its abbey and its palace. Established by Edward the Confessor, they are at the heart of the country’s seat of power. The nature of that power has changed, particularly after an eleven-year republic, but it has remained within this ancient area.

This tour engages with Westminster’s character as a focus of government and monarchy alike.

 

Peter Daubenys World of Theatre

Aldwych Theatre

PETER DAUBENY’S WORLD OF THEATRE

Theatre manager Peter Daubeny brought a world of theatre to the London stage in the post-War decades. From Spanish dancers in 1951 to the World Theatre Seasons from 1964 to 1975, he refreshed the world of British performance.

Illustrated with readings from Daubeny’s reminiscences, this tour celebrates a theatrical hero.

 

All pictures sourced from Wikimedia Commons

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