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THE WORLD’S FIRST CITY: THE LEGACY AND LIFE OF VICTORIAN LONDON

How did people live in the great Imperial City? 1837-1901 was a period of radical change: suburbs, industry, commerce, speed, immigration and new lifestyles. Despite the emergence of a solid middle class, there were appalling divisions in the class structure. But so outstanding was progress that much of Victorian achievement remains the infrastructure of London today.


KENNINGTON - WALK

Kennington is one of the lesser known inner suburbs of 18th and 19th c. London as one races through on the road to Brighton. The overall theme of this walk is the superb range of Georgian terraced housing and Victorian developments particularly along Kennington Park Road, Cleaver Square and Kennington Park. Significantly the walk begins with the very first station of the electrified underground Tube and ends with the imaginatively designed post-war Brandon Estate.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

21 March 2012 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The Course
1 Berkeley Street
London
W1J 8DJ


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THE COURSE
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Tickets:

£40.00

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