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Rebel Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Radical History

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Join London-based author David Rosenberg as he discusses his book Rebel Footprints, a truly radical response to conservative heritage tours and banal day trips. From the suffragettes to the socialists, from the Chartists to the trade unionists, Rebel Footprints brings to life the history of social movements in England’s capital.

Idea Store Whitechapel, Tuesday 11 June, 6:30 - 8:00pm
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Idea Store Canary Wharf, Wednesday 19 June, 12:30 - 1:30pm
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Rebel Footprints: Local History Walks

Our Rebel Footprints talks are accompanied by a series of Local History walks, led by David Rosenberg, around the East End.

Walk 1: Radicals and Rebels in the Brick Lane Area 1880s – 1970s
Saturday 8 June, 11:00am

Walk 2: From Cable Street to Madrid: How Eastenders Fought Facism in the 1930s
Saturday 15 June, 11:00am

Walk 3: Matchworkers, Suffragettes and Rebel Councillors: Bow's Proud Radical History
Saturday 22 June, 11:00am

Walks cost £3, which will be reimbursed with an Idea Store café voucher. For more information and to book your tickets visit: