Festival 2018

Footsteps of East London

Saturday 8 December, 10am–12pm (2018)

Discover the historic East End on foot

PRICE: £12, £6 for children

Discover the secret history of Bethnal Green with award-winning walking guide Daniella King. Starting with its Roman roots, the tour uncovers tales of brilliant boxers, gruesome gangsters, the notorious Bloody Bishop and many more. Each walk is approximately 2 hours, ending at York Hall, a Spitalfields Music Festival venue and the home of British boxing.

Meeting point: Roman Road exit of Bethnal Green Tube Station

 

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The walk ends at York Hall, one of Britain’s best known boxing venues. Opening originally as a Turkish bathhouse, York Hall’s neo-Georgian Grade II architecture, skylight arched windows and host of original features have cemented its reputation as an extraordinary venue not only for sporting events but for a variety of live music, fashion and comedy.

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