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Virtual City Walk - an immersive virtual tour through Spitalfields' history

Wednesday 5th August 2020

Start: 4.00pm | Finish: 5.00pm

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Join the Master and "Look Up London" for an immersive virtual tour through Spitalfields' history. Right on the edge of the City of London, today Spitalfields is a melting pot of different cultures and communities. On this virtual tour we will see how its modern character can be traced through its eclectic history. Using Google Street View, images and video we will explore the streets of Spitalfields, meeting its colourful characters and unexpected historic delights.
 
Katie Wignall is a Blue Badge Tourist Guide and founder of the Award-Winning Blog Look Up London. The tour will be hosted via zoom and last approximately an hour including time for questions.

There is no charge for this event, but it is limited to 30 devices (you can share a screen of course) so there may be a ballot - we can run more virtual walks later if necessary.
 

We will send an email to everyone who is successful in the ballot on Monday 27th July containing the Zoom link and instructions for joining.If you need help with setting up Zoom on your device then please email clerk@guild-freemen-london.co.uk

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Reception and Supper at Grocers' Hall
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RNLI Demonstration and Supper at the Little Ship Club
"Thank you SO much for arranging a most enjoyable evening. Once again, I was able to catch up on friends and make new acquantainces - all thanks to you for the excellent place settings.  The weather was kind to us, the food was amazing and everybody around our table was very happy with the service and the meal."  Ms V H

"Following the interesting demonstration Guild Members and their guests retired back inside the Little Ship Club for a stunning two-course supper with some excellent wine and tremendous companionship discussing the RNLI’s great work being achieved on the tidal Thames.​" Mr D K
 
 

 

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