What is the course about?
Visit contrasting Thames side districts from the Docks in the east to rowing clubs and elegant riverside promenades
in the West. Richmond, Putney, Wapping, Limehouse, Barnes, Chiswick, The City, Lambeth and Battersea all
What will we cover?
Leisure pursuits, industry, housing, parks and gardens, places of worship, regeneration, famous residents past and
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Identify some contrasting riverside districts and have better knowledge of their history and topography.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for anyone interested in London history. Should be able to undertake a two hour walking tour at a moderate pace.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
ne lecture in the classroom and 9 walking tours. Handouts, discussion, talks by the tutor.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Suitable clothes for the time of year, comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella in case of rain.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other London Walks . Please see the City Lit website.