Walks with City Guides: Smithfield Ancient and Modern Markets, Mayhem and Medicine
Your City of London Guide will tell the stories of the people who have lived, worked and died here, including jousting Kings, religious martyrs and the Londoners enjoying all the fun of St Bartholomew's Fair
The City of London Guides are delighted to be joining the Culture Mile celebrations this summer by running short, free guided walks around the fascinating and historic area of Smithfield. So why not come along one lunchtime and enjoy some fresh air and gentle exercise whilst we bring to life the many stories of the people who have lived, worked and died here. We will learn about London's oldest hospital, where perhaps Sherlock Holmes fell off a roof, jousting Kings, religious martyrs, Londoners enjoying all the fun of St Bartholomew's Fair and a thousand year-old market.
These walks will be running every Friday until 27th July.