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  • Dredd, Dare, and The Mighty Tharg
    Dredd, Dare, and The Mighty Tharg
    Sat, 24 Feb
    London
    24 Feb 2024, 12:00 – 29 Feb 2024, 14:00
    London, Waterloo Station, London SE1 8SQ, UK
    For February's #Lambethfantastical walking tour I am delving into the amazing world of comics and graphic novels. Central to the theme of the walk will be 2000 AD, launched by IPC Media's comic division, based at King's Reach Tower on the Southbank, on 26th February 1977.
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  • Guided Walk: Astronauts, Aeronauts, Animals & Agents
    Guided Walk: Astronauts, Aeronauts, Animals & Agents
    Thu, 29 Feb
    London
    29 Feb 2024, 14:00
    London, London SW8 2LN, UK
    Astronauts, Aeronauts, and Animals and Agents feature in this 60-minute walk exploring Vauxhall and the links between classical music and the cinema. You’ll hear about music that has been sent into outer space, used to depict the exploration of space, and to portray fictional Victorian adventurers
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  • Struggles with the Strong Brown God – A walk along the Sacred River Thames - Guided Walk
    Struggles with the Strong Brown God – A walk along the Sacred River Thames - Guided Walk
    Sat, 02 Mar
    London
    02 Mar 2024, 13:00
    London, 40 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 2RX, UK
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  • Guided Walk: The Symphony of Life in Vauxhall
    Guided Walk: The Symphony of Life in Vauxhall
    Sun, 03 Mar
    London
    03 Mar 2024, 14:00
    London, 100 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5EL, UK
    Uncover the secrets of Vauxhall's griffin and its musical legacy, where the genius of Handel once reigned supreme. Learn about the interplay between art, society, and music that defined this extraordinary place.
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  • South Bank Walks: Inspirational Women of South Bank
    South Bank Walks: Inspirational Women of South Bank
    Sat, 09 Mar
    London
    09 Mar 2024, 11:00 – 12:30
    London, 5 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7LB, UK
    For this edition of our free guided walking tour series South Bank Walks, we celebrate the contributions of some of London's most inspirational women with professional tour guide Lena Federico.
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  • Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
    Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
    Fri, 22 Mar
    London
    22 Mar 2024, 11:00
    London, Lambeth North Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7XG, UK
    This walk explores the Waterloo of historical fiction. Tracy Chevalier's Burning Bright brings William Blake's Lambeth to life, Michael Sadleir's Forlorn Sunset and Renton Nicholson's Dombey and Daughter explore its seamier side in Victorian times, while for Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoners of the 1940
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  • Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
    Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
    Sat, 23 Mar
    London
    23 Mar 2024, 14:00
    London, Lambeth North Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7XG, UK
    This walk explores the Waterloo of historical fiction. Tracy Chevalier's Burning Bright brings William Blake's Lambeth to life, Michael Sadleir's Forlorn Sunset and Renton Nicholson's Dombey and Daughter explore its seamier side in Victorian times, while for Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoners of the 1940
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  • Unseen Vauxhall – the Vanished and the Unnoticed - Guided Walk
    Unseen Vauxhall – the Vanished and the Unnoticed - Guided Walk
    Mon, 01 Apr
    London
    01 Apr 2024, 11:00
    London, S Lambeth Pl, London SW8, UK
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  •  Secrets of Streatham Village
     Secrets of Streatham Village
    Sun, 14 Apr
    London
    14 Apr 2024, 14:00
    London, Streatham Green, Streatham High Rd, London SW16 6HE, UK
    The bustling locality of Streatham village hides a not so distant past. We’ll visit an ancient green, a hidden well and a unique cobbled mews, and hear stories about life and characters in rural Streatham. Bring your imagination along with your walking shoes.
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  • Inspirational Women of Vauxhall
    Inspirational Women of Vauxhall
    Wed, 17 Apr
    London
    17 Apr 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    London, London SW8 2LN, UK
    This walking tour features women from diverse backgrounds whose lives or work are an inspiration to us all. You'll be introduced to artists, entertainers and writers; campaigners and politicians; businesswomen and a garden designer. Our walk will finish in Vauxhall Park.
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  • Water Lambeth: medieval to present day
    Water Lambeth: medieval to present day
    Sat, 27 Apr
    London
    27 Apr 2024, 11:00
    London, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1, UK
    A new walk in this relatively unknown part of Lambeth which has many links with both The City of London and Westminster. See where Henry the V111 is said to have come courting and where the gunpowder was stored for the failed attempt by Guy Fawkes to blow up Parliament.
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  • Crossing the Thames
    Crossing the Thames
    Tue, 07 May
    London
    07 May 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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  • On safari in SE1 - The amazing animals of Waterloo
    On safari in SE1 - The amazing animals of Waterloo
    Sat, 11 May
    London
    11 May 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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  • Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
    Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
    Wed, 05 Jun
    London
    05 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    London, Lambeth North Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7XG, UK
    This walk explores the Waterloo of historical fiction. Tracy Chevalier's Burning Bright brings William Blake's Lambeth to life, Michael Sadleir's Forlorn Sunset and Renton Nicholson's Dombey and Daughter explore its seamier side in Victorian times, while for Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoners of the 1940
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  • Unseen Vauxhall 2 - More Vanished and More Unnoticed - guided walk
    Unseen Vauxhall 2 - More Vanished and More Unnoticed - guided walk
    Thu, 13 Jun
    London
    13 Jun 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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  •  Secrets of Streatham Village
     Secrets of Streatham Village
    Fri, 12 Jul
    London
    12 Jul 2024, 12:00
    London, Streatham Green, Streatham High Rd, London SW16 6HE, UK
    The bustling locality of Streatham village hides a not so distant past. We’ll visit an ancient green, a hidden well and a unique cobbled mews, and hear stories about life and characters in rural Streatham. Bring your imagination along with your walking shoes.
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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.
    Fri, 19 Jul
    London
    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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  • 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
    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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