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The London Course The Evolution of a Great City / Regency London (lecture)

This course will take the key essentials and historic landmarks of the growth of London from one to two cities, and then into a world city of millions. The prime aim is to understand the direct legacy which we have inherited today, and literally know where and why the place in which you stand is all created by an evolution stretching back two thousand years, in which the life of London and Londoners has developed. (NB. when reference is made to the City with a capital letter, it is the City of London.)


The impact of Trafalgar and Waterloo, the aesthetic impulse of the Prince Regent, and the industry of the workaholic John Nash, created a city intended to rival and outshine Paris. With Regents Park and the via triumphalis all the way to the Mall, London in the 1820s experienced the greatest piece of co-ordinated town planning in its history.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

11 February 2015 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:

£46

Available from:

info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

Additional Information:

visit www.thecoursestudies.co.uk

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