A full day event about the history of Tyburn Tree.
Take a cheery look at the world of public execution in London through visual arts, folk songs, talks and acting.
A free illustrated talk by Dr Mary L Shannon, Department of English & Creative Writing, University of Roehampton. Dr Shannon is the winner of the 2016 Colby Prize for her book Dickens, Reynolds and Mayhew on Wellington Street: The Print Culture of a Victorian Street.
Followed by a wine reception.
Places limited, please contact Westminster City Archives to book your free place.
Discover the architecture and design that make Westminster great through self-guided walks which anyone can enjoy during lunch, after work or on a weekend break in London.
A walk through Westminster is a walk through time; every corner holds a piece of history waiting to transport you to another age and each street holds a key to its own unique past.
Take your family and friends out to explore the historic sites of Covent Garden, and learn interesting and obscure facts about Seven Dials, the theatre district, the famous market and more with our free and exciting treasure hunt app, made by volunteers at Westminster City Archives using Huntzz.
Have fun and impress your friends by following the clues and collecting virtual coins as you discover this fascinating area.
To find out more about past events and the history of Covent Garden, visit Covent Garden Memories.
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