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:
‘Nothing but superlatives from us for these virtual walk talks’ – Trip-Advisor
Stop press – Hour long live zoom ‘virtual tour’ versions of Sean’s Charles Booth walks and literature walks, can now be booked via Eventbrite and are listed here:
Virtual Covent Garden 18C Literature tour Thursday November 12th 6pm eventbrite tickets
Virtual Charles Booth Westminster tour Thursday November 19th 6pm eventbrite tickets
Virtual Charles Booth Deptford tour Thursday November 26th 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.