Local History Walks
Discover the history of Tower Hamlets through led and self-guided walks
Bengali Cultural Walk
Bengali people have lived in London for nearly 400 years. Explore Banglatown and the Bengali East End.The 'Bengali Cultural Walk' offers a fascinating insight into the British Bengali community's significant contribution to contemporary UK culture.
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Black History Walks
Black people have been a feature of East London life since Roman times. Follow in the footsteps of individuals who made history and of those forgotten by it.
Explore 'Tower Hill to Museum in Docklands' and 'Aldgate to Stepney'
View the Black History Walks as a PDF [1.40MB] [17 pages]
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Bow Heritage Trail
In 1990 the Bow Neighbourhood produced a pamphlet 'Bow Heritage Trail' which signposted places of historical interest.
View the Bow Heritage Trail as a PDF [1.66MB] [9 pages]
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Jewish East End Walk
Explore the vanishing Jewish East End
View the Jewish East End Walk as a PDF [1.11MB] [9 pages]
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Walks in the Isle of Dogs
Discover 'North Isle of Dogs and Canary Wharf' and 'North Thames Path to Greenwich View'
View the Walks in the Isle of Dogs as a PDF [1.25MB] [12 pages]
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Explore the vibrant and historic surroundings of Spitalfields
View the Spitalfields Walk as a PDF [321.47KB] [2 pages]
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Walks in Wapping and Limehouse
Explore 'Wapping and Shadwell' and 'Shadwell and Limehouse'
View the Walks in Wapping and Limehouse as a PDF [369.21KB] [2 pages]
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