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The Friends' Spring Outing to Wapping - Wednesday 10/05/23

CompoFlat'DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE' or 'Piety and Piracy'
The walk is a rich mixture of architecture, including lovely churches, and a delightful secret chapel, history and water - a lot is along the river. The walk is being led by Anne-Marie Craven.

10.45 Walk starts in Trinity Square Gardens (near Tower Hill tube station)
12.30ish Lunch at suitable pub
14.00ish Continue walk
16.30 Finish walk

Trinity Square Gardens/ Cross over to the Old Mint Building/ Cross East Smithfield to enter St Katharine Docks/ St Katharine’s Way/ Hermitage Memorial Garden/ Wapping High Street/ St John's Church/ Captain Kidd pub/ St Peter’s Church - visit/ Wapping Pier Head/ 'Town of Ramsgate' – possible lunch


Wapping Wall/ Shadwell Basin/ King Edward VII Memorial Park/ Free Trade Wharf/ Narrow Street/ Limehouse Basin/ Through Link to Foundation of St Katharine - hope to visit if possible/ End of walk - tea in the Yurt Café.

Anne-Marie Craven as an art historian spent many years doing picture research and running a fine art picture library specialising in art, history and archaeology with some militaria. On retirement she trained as a Blue Badge Guide and does walking tours, even the odd virtual tour during lockdown, concentrating on London and the outskirts. See her website:

Price £30. Lunch is not included. Maximum number: 15 persons

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Please email us your name/s and those of any guests to:
You may make a bank transfer to: The Friends of Czech Heritage at Natwest Bank,
Account number: 44585942. Sort code: 60-01-15. Please add the reference Outing 10/05/23

Images, clockwise from top left St John's Church, Wapping © Hjamesberglen*; 'Wapping on Thames' by James McNeil Whistler; Hannah Snell; the Ivory House, St Katharine Docks © Pete Trimming*. * = from Creative Common Wikimedia

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