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Camden Tour Guides

September 2019

21
September
Saturday
Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

21 September 14:00 - 15:30
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

The historical area of Fitzrovia, London, has a rich medical past and fascinating stories attached to its former hospitals and workhouse. This walk starts outside Warren Street Underground Station. It explores the medical associations of the Fitzrovia area, including the first private hospital in London, a number of smaller hospitals that occupied grand houses in Fitzroy Square, the story of the birth of family planning, a major nurses home established by the famous Astor family, a Georgian workhouse known by…

October 2019

26
October
Saturday
Bohemian Tour of Fitzrovia

Bohemian Tour of Fitzrovia

26 October 11:30 - 13:00
Fitzrovia Chapel, 2 Pearson Square, Fitzrovia
London, W1T 3BF United Kingdom

The historical area of Fitzrovia, London, has a rich cultural past and fascinating stories attached to its nightlife (and indeed daylife). Starting at Goodge Street Underground Station, we explore the lives of actors, musicians, artists and literary figures that made their home in the pubs and cafes of Fitzrovia. Come and meet the people like George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, and Augustus John who shaped the Bohemian nature of this fascinating area. Finally, we end our walk with a short tour…

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