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Twists & Transformation: Dickens’ London Borough

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Date
Tuesday 30/05/2017

Time
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
Borough Tube Station

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Meeting Point: Borough Tube Station exit

Guide: Arun Mahajan

This walk through the streets of Old Borough, follows the ‘Twists and Transformations’ of Dickens’s early childhood, revisiting early Victorian London South of the River. By encountering the traumatic twists in Dickens’s early years, as he took his first tentative steps into this new city of opportunity, we reveal something of his restless spirit, manifest in his compulsive night-walking and his feelings of ‘houselessness’.

“Finding out about things and places I would have normally just walked past” – walks participant

 Going on a CoolTan Arts walk:

  • The walks are suitable for all levels of fitness, and are accessible to wheelchair users and people with disabilities
  • Call CoolTan Arts on 07985 658443 if you cannot find the walking group on the day
  • For more information please email info@cooltanarts.org.uk
  • Walk lasts 2 hours
  • 100% of the ticket price goes towards funding the Guides and CoolTan Arts Walks Programme

Eventbrite - Dicken’s London Borough - Walking tour

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