Walks in Southwark


 The next walks I am doing are in Southwark and are:

On Saturday, September 4th it'll be The Archaeology & History of Southwark. It'll go from London BridgeTube, the Tooley Street exit at 10.45 am

On Saturday,

November 6th

it'll be

The Archaeology & History of Bermondsey

. It'll go from

London BridgeTube

, the

Tooley Street exit

at

10.45 am

.

Also here are a series of walks and events in Southwark listed in SE1 magazine.

FROM GARDEN TO GARRET: THE APOTHECARY TOUR
Thursday 12 August
2pm at St George's Garden, Tabard Street; £5.80 (conc £4.80)
An Apothecary Tour exploring the historical use of medicinal
plants. The tour starts within the fresh herb garden of St
George the Martyr Church Southwark where the medicinal herbs
of the Herb Garret are now planted. There will then be a
short walk to the oak beamed Herb Garret of old St Thomas'
Hospital where there will be a hands on demonstration of
traditional medicinal preparations. Explore St Thomas' and
Guy's Hospitals' pharmaceutical history via the herbal arts
of infusion, poultice, pills and tablet making.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9462


RIVERSIDE WALK WITH LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT
Thursday 12 August
5.30pm; free (booking essential)
A walk along the scenic South Bank from Westminster Bridge
past Jubilee Gardens, the Southbank Centre, National Theatre
and finishing at Coin Street. Part of a series of free
history walks in Waterloo and the surrounding area with the
Living Memory heritage project. The walks are roughly an
hour in length and are free to attend. To book and for more
information contact Laura Cowell on 020 7021 1600 or
l.cowell@coinstreet.org. Places are limited and you must
book onto the walk in advance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9551
 


BLACKFRIARS WALK WITH LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT
Saturday 14 August
10.30am; free (booking essential)
A walk taking in the history of Blackfriars Road including
the different sites of Blackfriars Station and planned
developments in the area.   Part of a series of free history
walks in Waterloo and the surrounding area with the Living
Memory heritage project. The walks are roughly an hour in
length and are free to attend. To book and for more
information contact Laura Cowell on 020 7021 1600 or
l.cowell@coinstreet.org. Places are limited and you must
book onto the walk in advance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9552


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL UNCOVERED
MEDICAL LINKS AND DEVELOPMENTS THROUGHOUT THE AGES
Saturday 14 August
11am at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £4 (inc £1
donation to Guy's Chapel)
Tour led by Jo Brewster. The cathedral's forefathers founded
St Thomas' hospital and a nursing sister became the first
deaconess of the diocese. There are several other medical
links and these, together with a visit to the nearby Guy's
Chapel, make this an interesting and informative tour. Part
of the 'Southwark Cathedral Uncovered' series of themed
tours. Cathedral guides will recall those commemorated
within the building and uncover the rich and colourful
history of the church and area through its monuments, tombs,
windows, and artefacts. No booking necessary. All tours will
commence in the Nave.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9206

BOROUGH HERITAGE WALK
Monday 16 August
5pm-6.30pm. Starts John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking essential - call 020 7525 2000 and ask
for John Harvard Library
This guided walk will take in some of Borough's historical
sights, with free gifts to help encourage you to step out
and stretch your legs more often. Refreshments provided.
Part of the Healthy Living Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9586





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