Group walks, educational walks and private walks available. Get in touch to discuss requirements!
Charles Booth Inspired walks: Deptford, Whitechapel, Clerkenwell, Westminster
Charles Booth inspired walks use Victorian philanthropist Charles Booth’s pioneering socio-economic study of London as we follow his actual routes and read from his notebook. Readings from famous diaries, literature and documents help to describe the past, present and future of each area.
Literature and Charles Booth virtual walks:
Stop press – A shorter version of Sean’s literature walks, and now some Booth walks, can now be booked as live virtual zoom events for £5 via Eventbrite.
Literary Walking Tour Deptford. Locations in slavery epic ‘Blood and Sugar’ Friday Oct 2 2pm eventbrite
Virtual Booth’s Westminster Friday October 9 6pm eventbrite tickets
Virtual Booth’s Whitechapel Thursday October 15 6pm eventbrite tickets
Literature walks explore particular themes such as the urban mindset of Georgian Covent Garden, or the radical and religious history of Clerkenwell.
City of London/Westminster general walks:
Private/educational walks available in London’s two Cities. Just ask!
Sean’s Deptford walk featured on Michael Portillo on Great British Railway Journeys 2015 and his Whitechapel walk on Antiques Roadshow Detectives the following year.
The Charles Booth Inspired Deptford Walk is Royal Geographic Society’s most popular audio walk: Link
Charles Booth Walks were involved in the research for the Assassin’s Creed game.