August 24, 2021

Join our history walking tour led by David Charnick, exploring pubs and breweries past and present in Bethnal Green.

History Walk: Boozers of Bethnal Green

Dates August 24, 2021 - August 24, 2021

Times 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Price £7

Location Oxford House

Local boozers and local breweries: once London was full of them, and Bethnal Green was no exception. But what do you know about the hostelries in Bethnal Green? Which is the oldest of them all? Which was the scene of a public execution? And incidentally, what was one of the twentieth century’s most famous writers doing drunk and incapable in Bethnal Green police station? Hear all these stories and more on a stroll starting at Oxford House and finishing by Bethnal Green underground station.

This tour is is part of Oxford House’s summer programme exploring local heritage and creativity.

Tours last  approximately 90 minutes and will take place outdoors. 

Safety on this tour: 

Booking is essential – tour sizes will be limited.

Visitors should maintain social distancing from those outside of their households.

Please do not attend this tour or our venue if you are showing any Covid 19 symptoms.

We are a small venue and are trying our best to make events work and ensure that visitors,  artists, staff and our community can enjoy themselves after an incredibly difficult year. Please bear with us as some things may change last minute or be a little bit more complex than we are all used to.

We will all work together to figure it out and look forward to finally welcoming you back!

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