Mews, monuments and museums: exploring SW7

Course Dates: 28/04/24
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: Off Site
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This circular walk explores the alleys lanes, squares and delightful mews houses and passes a disused tube station in the mainly in the Knightsbridge conservation area and contrasts with the grand museums, institutions and monuments built in South Kensington (Albertopolis) developed with profits of the Great Exhibition held in Hyde Park in 1851.
Meets outside the main entrance to the V&A ends outside the Natural History Museum. Meets outside the main entrance to the V&A ends outside the Natural History Museum.
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Mews, monuments and museums: exploring SW7
  • Course Code: HLW112
  • Dates: 28/04/24 - 28/04/24
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Taught: Sun, Daytime
  • Duration: 1 session
  • Location: Off Site
  • Tutor: Marilyn Greene

Course Code: HLW112

Sun, day, 28 Apr - 28 Apr '24

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

Exploring SW7.

What will we cover?

See above .

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Open to all with an interest in London. An ability to participate in a moderately paced walk.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Guided walk.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

None.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

HLW217 Palaces, Woods and Trains: Tracks through the Northern Heights.

Marilyn Greene Tutor Website

Marilyn Greene is a museum professional and London tour guide with an academic background in art history. Qualified as a City of London Guide, she leads Mud-larking tours, Hidden London Tours for London Transport Museum, school tours at the Charles Dickens Museum, as well as developing her walks in the City and north London. Having worked as a Curator at Hampstead Museum and a qualified City of London guide many of her walks specialise in various aspects of these areas. Marilyn worked for 15 years at the Victoria and Albert Museum in adult and community learning and specialised in working with faith communities and organising intercultural tours of the collections. As well as walking tours, Marilyn leads tours and training at both the Victorian and Albert Museum and British Museum.

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