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Walking tour of Bloomsbury

Mill Hill Historical Society

Wednesday 14 August 2019 – Walking tour of Bloomsbury with Blue Badge Guide Anne-Marie Craven Bloomsbury conjures up stories of artists, writers, intellectuals and interesting relationships but the area contains much much more – centres of care for children, adults, horrid diseases and even horses; property developers and their ambitions, university departments and tiny rural oases. We finish near the …

Spencer House

Tour of Spencer House

Mill Hill Historical Society

Monday 15 July – Tour of Spencer House https://www.spencerhouse.co.uk From its conception, Spencer House was recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is the city’s only great eighteenth-century private palace to survive intact. This magnificent house has regained the full splendour of its late eighteenth-century appearance after a ten-year restoration undertaken by …

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The Stationers’ Company and St Martins within Ludgate

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 4 June – The Stationers’ Company and St Martins within Ludgate https://stationers.org Today we have a private tour of The Stationers’ Company, their historic Hall, gardens, archive and Church of St Martin-within-Ludgate. Please be aware that we may not be able to visit the whole estate if commercial activities are taking place. Our tour lasts around 75 minutes and …

Hampstead

Walking tour of Hampstead

Mill Hill Historical Society

Thursday 16 August 2018 – Walking tour of Hampstead with Blue Badge Guide Anne-Marie Craven Art and architecture in Hampstead and Belsize Park: What was it which inspired so many avant-garde artists to come to live in and around Belsize Park in the 1930s and 40s? We shall explore this part of northern and leafy London and see and hopefully …

The House Mill, Bromley-by-Bow

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 26 June 2018 – The House Mill, Bromley-by-Bow – www.housemill.org.uk  Following on from the talk in November, we now have an opportunity to have a guided tour of The House Mill.  Built in 1776, the House Mill is the world’s largest surviving tidal mill and one of the best kept secrets in London. A riverside gem of the early …

Marlborough House Tour

Mill Hill Historical Society

Tuesday 22 May 2018 – Tour of Marlborough House: http://thecommonwealth.org/marlborough-house Marlborough House is almost 300 years old and has the status of a Royal Palace. It has been occupied over the years by some five Dukes and Duchesses of Marlborough, three Dowager Queens of the United Kingdom, three Princes of Wales who later became Kings of the United Kingdom and …

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Worshipful Company of Vintners

Mill Hill Historical Society

Monday 16 April 2018 – Tour of The Worshipful Company of Vintners:  www.vintnershall.co.uk The Vintners’ Company with its first Charter in 1363 is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London. With its origins steeped in the history of the City of London, and the import, regulation and sale of wine, the Company continues to maintain …