Month: August 2013

guided walks around the City of London

a Defining Day in London’s History

In the early hours of 2nd September, 1666 a fire started in Thomas Faryner’s bakery in Pudding Lane. Five days later, two thirds of the City of London was a smoking and smouldering ruin. This devastating event threatened to ruin London and its status yet, astonishingly, from the wreckage of such a catastrophe emerged a…
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Braintree U3A members

The Flow of History

The ever popular walk along the north bank of the River Thames from the Tower of London to the Millennium Bridge was the choice for Witham and Braintree U3A members for their August outing with LONDON FOOTSTEPS guide David Williams.