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19 March 2019Thames Stroll in the Shadow of the Shard
20 February 2019Claremont Fan Court School
10 February 2019Sunday Lunch at Betchworth Golf Course
17 November 2018Historic Tour of Westminster Abbey with Purcell Singers
16 September 2018Treasures of Romania
11 September 2018Bamber Gascoigne's West Horsley Place
05 September 2018'Woman's Place in Parliament' Exhibition
16 July 2018St Mary's House, Bramber & Lancing College
14 June 2018College of Arms Tour and supper
11 June 2018Royal Holloway College
14 May 2018Isle of Wight Holiday
25 April 2018College of Arms Tour and supper
07 January 2018"Loving Vincent" and Lecture at Leatherhead Theatre
19 December 2017Christmas by Candlelight
18 October 2017Trip to Dover Castle
15 October 2017Members Sunday Lunch
20 September 2017Trip to Istria 19th - 27th September 2017
17 August 2017Stories in Stitchwork
06 July 2017Hampstead guided walk and visit to two National Trust houses
22 June 2017UK tour to Norwich
08 May 2017Knebworth House visit
20 March 2017Two Temple Place
10 March 2017East Surrey Area Special Interest Meeting
02 March 2017"Mary Rose"
02 February 2017City Visit and Old Bailey
20 December 2016Concert in Parish Church - Christmas by Candlelight
11 November 2016East Surrey Special Interest day on Capability Brown
25 October 2016Glyndebourne Don Giovanni
23 October 2016RFH Concert
15 September 2016Royal Festival Hall Concert: Rogers and Hammerstein
08 September 2016Street Art Tour around Shoreditch
27 July 2016Guided Walk and Tea in Gatton Park
19 April 2016Trip to Lewes
04 August 2015Greywell Hill House

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Thames Stroll in the Shadow of the Shard
Tuesday 19 March 2019

This guided walk explores Southwark and the riverside quarter known as Bankside – the City’s Playground. All the activities banned in the City of London took place in this area, on the south side of the river. So, it is the site of theatres, inns, taverns, breweries, bear pits, prisons and dirty industries such as foundries and power stations. Along with much of London’s riverside, the area has been transformed in recent years but much of the original atmosphere and charm remains. We finish at the twisting brick temple of modern art, Tate Modern which we can visit. Ian Swankie is an official City of London Guide and gave us an excellent talk last year.

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