Black History Walk: Bridges Edition

Saturday 23 October 2021

Join this relaxed evening walking tour along the Southbank to learn more about the African/Caribbean history of the Thames.

 

Join this evening walking tour along the Southbank and riverside to learn more about the African/Caribbean history of the Thames and its heritage landmarks. The Founder of Black History Walks, Tony Warner, will reveal how the river’s heritage is connected to ancient Africa, Black heroes of World War II, British Civil Rights, music, suffragettes, movies, gentrification and much more. Covering Waterloo and Westminster bridges, the tour will also provide an opportunity to engage with the Illuminated River artwork.

Black History Walks run tailored tours unearthing black histories in London. They have featured in national publications and on television, including the Huffington Post, ITV, Channel 4, Teachers TV and the BBC. Condé Nast Traveller listed them in their Best 15 walks in London in 2018. Founder Tony Warner has written ‘Black History Walks in London Volume 1’ the first and only book on the topic of Black History Walks in London.

Meeting Point: Southbank Centre (exact meeting point will be sent to ticket holders in advance of the event)

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