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THE LONDON COURSE: LONDON IN THE 18TH CENTURY / WHITEHALL AND ST JAMESí PARK

The recovery of London expanded at a rapid pace after the Great Fire. As the city at the heart of the Age of Enlightenment, it was a consumer society par excellence with wealth and squalor side by side. It was a rough and ready time, elegant and refined: a time of passionate preaching and riotous disorder. This is the time of Robert
Adam, Canaletto, William Hogarth and the Mob, and the course will illustrate the life that Londoners lived in every stratum of society.


WHITEHALL AND ST JAMESPARK (WALK)

This walk concentrates on the 18th century legacy of the Admiralty, Horse Guards and the Parade, surviving 18th century houses as Queen Anne’s Gate, and the landscaped evolution of St. James’ Park, bounded by the significant buildings along The Mall.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

24 October 2012 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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THE COURSE
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Tickets:

£42

Available from:

info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

Additional Information:

visit www.thecoursestudies.co.uk

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