The old Jewish East End

Course Dates: 06/05/24
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location: Off Site
Today the London Jewish community is associated with areas to the North West and North East of London but this tour explores the area where Jewish people settled from 1656 onwards. Take a guided walk through the streets of the East End to reveal old synagogue buildings, a soup kitchen , markets, shops, businesses and homes associated with London’s Jewish community. We’ll hear about some of the personalities associated with the area from philanthropists to performers.
Meets outside Liverpool Street Station , Liverpool Street Exit outside the upper concourse of the stationby the Kindertransport Memorial next to McDonalds.
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The old Jewish East End
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  • Course Code: HLW215
  • Dates: 06/05/24 - 06/05/24
  • Time: 11:00 - 13:00
  • Taught: Mon, Daytime
  • Duration: 1 session
  • Location: Off Site
  • Tutor: Diane Burstein

Course Code: HLW215

Full Mon, day, 06 May - 06 May '24

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

The Jewish East End.

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

Everyone with an interest in London's history.

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?


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

Diane's othre guided walks this term:
HLW216 Crime and Punishment in Old London
HLW69 Art Deco London walk.

Diane Burstein

Diane Burstein has a BA Honours Degree in English Literature and History and over 20 years of experience working as a qualified Tour Guide in the city where she has lived all her life. She holds the London Blue Badge, the capital's highest guiding qualification and, through her regular contributions to local radio stations BBC Radio London and LBC, she has become one of London's best known guides. She is the author of the book "London Then and Now" and is currently working on a new book based on the lesser known areas that she visits on her tours. Diane is still as enthuastic about her job as she was on the day she first qualified and loves to show visitors and Londoners the more unusual sites and places away from the tourist trail. The reason Diane loves working for City Lit is that the students are so erudite,engaged and enthusiastic. She welcomes new learners and those who know London well but want to dig deeper.

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