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The Lambeth Tour Guides Association are proud to represent tour-guiding across the diverse and historic borough of Lambeth.

Upcoming Walks

  • Beating Lambeth's Bounds (part 1) A guided walk along the first mile of the Lambeth parish boundary.
    Beating Lambeth's Bounds (part 1) A guided walk along the first mile of the Lambeth parish boundary.
    Fri, 19 Jul
    London
    19 Jul 2024, 13:30
    London, Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8TY, UK
    19 Jul 2024, 13:30
    London, Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8TY, UK
    Beating the Bounds is an ancient custom that was originally devised for local officials to inspect the parish boundary and the various markers thereof, and to fix the boundaries in minds of poor parishioners by having boys whacking the boundary with willow sticks as the party proceded
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  • Attack the Block - Defend the Estate
    Attack the Block - Defend the Estate
    Mon, 22 Jul
    London
    22 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    London, 310 Kennington Park Rd, London SE11 4PP, UK
    22 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    London, 310 Kennington Park Rd, London SE11 4PP, UK
    On the 26th March 2006 Russell T Davies relaunched and rebooted the BBC's iconic Doctor Who. Central to the new series was Rose Tyler, a working class shop assistant, played by Billie Piper, who lives in a flat on a council housing estate with her mum, played by Wandsworth born, Camille Codouri. Dav
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  • Lost & Hidden Architecture of the South Bank : From Palace To Station
    Lost & Hidden Architecture of the South Bank : From Palace To Station
    Fri, 26 Jul
    London
    26 Jul 2024, 11:00 – 13:30
    London, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1, UK
    26 Jul 2024, 11:00 – 13:30
    London, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1, UK
    North Lambeth was historically low-lying, marshy and liable to flooding, making it unsuitable for extensive building with only a few buildings as Medieval survivors. After centuries of water-based industry, this otherwise rural area was transformed by the coming of the railways, with tracks
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  • Lambeth Rocks
    Lambeth Rocks
    Sat, 27 Jul
    London
    27 Jul 2024, 11:30 – 13:30
    London, 310 Kennington Park Rd, London SE11 4PP, UK
    27 Jul 2024, 11:30 – 13:30
    London, 310 Kennington Park Rd, London SE11 4PP, UK
    Let me take you on a lyrical guided walk from the Oval to Vauxhall Station, exploring this area of Lambeth's many and varied connections to rock music. From stadium rock to pub rock, punk rock and reggae, 50s teddy boys, 60s divas, Rock Against Racism, and more. The Who, Faces, Mott the Hoople,
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  • Unseen Vauxhall 3 - Even More Vanished and Unnoticed
    Unseen Vauxhall 3 - Even More Vanished and Unnoticed
    Sun, 25 Aug
    London
    25 Aug 2024, 14:30
    London, Wandsworth Rd, Nine Elms, London SW8 2GE, UK
    25 Aug 2024, 14:30
    London, Wandsworth Rd, Nine Elms, London SW8 2GE, UK
    Where was the first museum open to the public in England? Did Vauxhall have its own three musketeers? What is the last remaining clue to the location of Walton Terrace? Why are detatched tearraced houses often found next to schools? Your guide: Geoff Fairbairn, walkinglambeth@gmail.com
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  • Unseen Vauxhall – the Vanished and the Unnoticed - Guided Walk
    Unseen Vauxhall – the Vanished and the Unnoticed - Guided Walk
    Tue, 03 Sept
    London
    03 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
    03 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
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  • Bishops, Brothels and Business
    Bishops, Brothels and Business
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 07 Sept
    London
    07 Sept 2024, 10:30 – 11:20
    London, Streatham High Rd, London SW16 1HS, UK
    07 Sept 2024, 10:30 – 11:20
    London, Streatham High Rd, London SW16 1HS, UK
    From a small settlement beside a Roman road to a vibrant multicultural community, Streatham has a rich and varied history. Starting from St Leonard's church at the historic centre of the district, we will be exploring the local area and discovering some of the characters, both notable and notorious,
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  • Crossing the Thames
    Crossing the Thames
    Tue, 10 Sept
    London
    10 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, Bondway, Wandsworth Rd, London SW8 2LN, UK
    10 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, Bondway, Wandsworth Rd, London SW8 2LN, UK
    Seven bridges cross the Thames from the borough of Lambeth (counting Hungerford and the Golden Jubilee bridges as three) but more than that have been replaced or have vanished altogether. Let's walk along the Lambeth side of the river to hear of the bridges, and the ferries, and the tunnels
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  • Inspirational Women of Waterloo
    Inspirational Women of Waterloo
    Thu, 12 Sept
    London
    12 Sept 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    London, Waterloo Station, London SE1 8SQ, UK
    12 Sept 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    London, Waterloo Station, London SE1 8SQ, UK
    It takes less than a minute to travel from Waterloo to Southwark by tube, but what a treat you miss by not going above ground. On this walk you will meet a diverse cast of inspirational characters from the worlds of business, fashion, sports, science, entertainment and social reform
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  • Unseen Vauxhall 2 - More Vanished and More Unnoticed - guided walk
    Unseen Vauxhall 2 - More Vanished and More Unnoticed - guided walk
    Fri, 13 Sept
    London
    13 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
    13 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
    There are more unnoticed details and vanished history in Vauxhall than can be seen in one walk - so here's a second walk!
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  • Inspirational Women of Clapham
    Inspirational Women of Clapham
    Sun, 22 Sept
    London
    22 Sept 2024, 14:30
    London, The Pavement, London SW4 0HY, UK
    22 Sept 2024, 14:30
    London, The Pavement, London SW4 0HY, UK
    Authors, scientists, fashion designers and many more. Meet some of the inspirational women of Clapham
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  • Unseen Vauxhall 3 - Even More Vanished and Unnoticed
    Unseen Vauxhall 3 - Even More Vanished and Unnoticed
    Tue, 24 Sept
    London
    24 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, Wandsworth Rd, Nine Elms, London SW8 2GE, UK
    24 Sept 2024, 13:30
    London, Wandsworth Rd, Nine Elms, London SW8 2GE, UK
    Where was the first museum open to the public in England? Did Vauxhall have its own three musketeers? What is the last remaining clue to the location of Walton Terrace? Why are detatched tearraced houses often found next to schools? Your guide: Geoff Fairbairn, walkinglambeth@gmail.com
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  • Crossing the Thames
    Crossing the Thames
    Mon, 07 Oct
    London
    07 Oct 2024, 13:30
    London, Bondway, Wandsworth Rd, London SW8 2LN, UK
    07 Oct 2024, 13:30
    London, Bondway, Wandsworth Rd, London SW8 2LN, UK
    Seven bridges cross the Thames from the borough of Lambeth (counting Hungerford and the Golden Jubilee bridges as three) but more than that have been replaced or have vanished altogether. Let's walk along the Lambeth side of the river to hear of the bridges, and the ferries, and the tunnels
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  • Unseen Vauxhall – the Vanished and the Unnoticed - Guided Walk
    Unseen Vauxhall – the Vanished and the Unnoticed - Guided Walk
    Sat, 02 Nov
    London
    02 Nov 2024, 14:00
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
    02 Nov 2024, 14:00
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
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  • On safari in SE1 - The amazing animals of Waterloo
    On safari in SE1 - The amazing animals of Waterloo
    Sat, 09 Nov
    London
    09 Nov 2024, 13:00
    London, Underground Ltd, Lambeth North Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7XG, UK
    09 Nov 2024, 13:00
    London, Underground Ltd, Lambeth North Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7XG, UK
    Join us for an exciting adventure as we explore the incredible animal life right in the heart of Waterloo! Get ready to encounter a host of different creatures and learn how they made SE1 their home.
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  • Unseen Vauxhall 2 - More Vanished and More Unnoticed - guided walk
    Unseen Vauxhall 2 - More Vanished and More Unnoticed - guided walk
    Wed, 13 Nov
    London
    13 Nov 2024, 14:00
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
    13 Nov 2024, 14:00
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
    There are more unnoticed details and vanished history in Vauxhall than can be seen in one walk - so here's a second walk!
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  • What's behind the South Bank?
    What's behind the South Bank?
    Sun, 15 Dec
    London
    15 Dec 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    London, London SE1 7ND, UK
    15 Dec 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    London, London SE1 7ND, UK
    In an area that offers so much to see and do it’s easy to overlook some of its most intriguing features. This walk from Waterloo to Blackfriars Bridge highlights hidden gems; some tucked away and others hiding in plain sight. We explore new developments alongside remnants of its industrial past
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  • Beating Lambeth's Bounds (part 1) A guided walk along the first mile of the Lambeth parish boundary.
    Beating Lambeth's Bounds (part 1) A guided walk along the first mile of the Lambeth parish boundary.
    Thu, 19 Dec
    London
    19 Dec 2024, 13:30
    London, Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8TY, UK
    19 Dec 2024, 13:30
    London, Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8TY, UK
    Beating the Bounds is an ancient custom that was originally devised for local officials to inspect the parish boundary and the various markers thereof, and to fix the boundaries in minds of poor parishioners by having boys whacking the boundary with willow sticks as the party proceded
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