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The London Course The Evolution of a Great City / Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square (walk)

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.)


From the 17th century Covent Garden was a major centre of London life and we will see it in its historic and present-day setting of Inigo Jones' planning, the market and the Royal Opera House. From there you will pass through London's first suburb to the Regency developments of Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery, Pall Mall and the clubs, theatreland, and Waterloo Place.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

25 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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