'Murder, Medicine & Missionaries – The Hidden East End' Guided Walk

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Aldgate East Tube Station (outside the station - Whitechapel Art Gallery exit)

Whitechapel Road · London

How to find us

We are meeting at Aldgate East Tube Station (outside the station - Whitechapel Art Gallery exit) at either 2:00pm or 2:15pm, lookout for the red & blue 'London Cultureseekers Group' flag/sign. If you can't see us, please text: 07905 901 834.

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Come along on Saturday 13th July for a Blue Badge Guided Walk around the hidden East End!

We have 2 guides and we will be starting the walk in 15 minute gaps, so please indicate which time/guide you wish to go with when you RSVP. If you've never attended before, both the guides are extremely good and qualified Blue Badge Guides, so just choose a random time (when you RSVP it might default to 2:00pm for the time to attend, but just ignore that and just come along at your chosen time).

About the walk
On this walk we explore Whitechapel to hear about East End gangsters, reformers and radicals. A notorious siege, a gangland shooting, two renowned nurses and the birth of a world wide religious movement are just some of the subjects covered.

We’ll see the “monster doss house” where down and outs unknowingly mixed with men who would shape history, the hospital where the “Elephant Man “ stayed under the supervision of the King’s Surgeon Sir Frederick Treves, the hidden statue of a Queen , a mosque, a former synagogue, a German church, 17th century almshouses and a renowned art gallery to name just a few elements of the tour.

The walk is a private walk for the group, we will split into 2 groups and we will be guided by Rachel Kolsky (2:00pm) & Diane Burstein (2:15pm).

It will last about 2 hours.

Cost for the guided walk is £8 per person for Full Members of the group and £10 per person for everyone else (payable on the day).
To become a Full Member, go to: www.meetup.com/london_cultureseekers/dues

Afterwards we will head to the Blind Beggar pub, 337 Whitechapel Road (nearest tube: Whitechapel) for a chat over a drink. Please try and make it to the pub after, as this is where real friendships are made!

Please note, we will only wait at the station for 10 minutes after the advertised meeting time so please be early or on time.

Look out for the red & blue 'London Cultureseekers' group sign outside the station.

Hope to see you there!

Robert[masked] (text only)

Please make sure you are aware of the group rules here before RSVPing - https://www.meetup.com/London_Cultureseekers/pages/26449165/Group_Rules/