Local History Walks in South London
Published by Lambeth Local History Forum.
66 walks organised by 16 local societies. Most last 90 to 120 minutes.
Before going on a walk, check details with the relevant society as they may change.
War hero, trick-rider, entrepreneur with a flair for PR, the Lambeth-based Philip Astley was all of these things and more. Jonathan Tyers put Vauxhall on the map when, between 1729 and 1750 he made Vauxhall Gardens the world’s most famous open-air resort. Astley (1742–1814) is the father of the modern circus. He began giving equestrian […]
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