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The London Course: Exploring Growing Village Suburbs

The growth of London in recent centuries entailed the swallowing up of small villages deep in the countryside.


This course will examine what have now become extensive London boroughs. Each which will be described in lectures followed by walks through these historic areas and each should be treated as an integrated pair of topics.

Walk through Paddington

The walk will begin with the exploration of Paddington Station and its historic effect on the environment. From there we will see the very first station of London's Underground, and look at the historic core of St. Mary's Hospital. For the rest of the walk we will follow the canal from Paddington Basin to Little Venice, with its fascinating modern developments and conclude by taking the line of the Regent's Canal to Maida Vale.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

25 November 2015 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

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


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Organised by:

THE COURSE
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Tickets:

£49

Available from:

info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

Additional Information:

visit www.thecoursestudies.co.uk

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