British Academy Tour of Camden
Unseen Tours is a not for profit social enterprise which offers walking tours of London, led by homeless and/or vulnerably house individuals. The tours aim to show London’s historical and cultural quirks in an unusual and entertaining was and, where issues of homelessness are covered, to make a point about the state of the world we live in and highlight issues of social injustice. Our local guides will take you along to parts of the city you might never otherwise see with people you might never otherwise know existed.
This is a special private tour of Camden for the British Academy on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at 2pm. Click below to book.
About the Camden Tour – Rock and Roll Contrasts
Camden is the epicentre of everything creative in London from music to fashion to art. Let our guide Mike the Mod share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden from early Pink Floyd performing at the Roundhouse in 1966, through to the emerging Indie scene of the 1980s up to the establishment of Camden being the home of all the major Brit Pop artists of the 1990s.
Learn about the establishment of Camden Town and Primrose Hill during the Industrial Revolution and the recent gentrification of these areas. Experience the contrasts of poverty and homelessness in Camden Town to the opulence of Primrose Hill where many famous celebrities live. A whole world in 2 hours.
- Discover hidden areas and lesser known streets around Camden Town
- Learn about the area’s rich history of music, art and fashion
- Experience the contrasting worlds of wealth and poverty
- Experience a walk along Regent’s Canal path
- Camden Town’s notorious pubs and music venues
- Iconic views of London from the top of Primrose Hill
Meeting point: outside Chalk Farm Tube, Adelaide Road NW3 2BP.
Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018.
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