Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

A Power Walk, Friday 21st October

Rosie Oliver, Dotmaker Tours

Friday, 21 October 2016 from 11:00 to 13:00 (BST)

A Power Walk, Friday 21st October

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult 21 Oct 2016 £18.00 £0.00
Concessions   more info 21 Oct 2016 £15.00 £0.00
Gift Voucher Holders   more info 21 Oct 2016 Free £0.00

Share A Power Walk, Friday 21st October

Event Details

Who's The Man? How is he controlling us?

This guided walk round the Strand, Fleet Street and St Paul's surveys London's shifting landscape of power. From monarchs to management, we'll investigate the capital's users and abusers of authority. We'll consider their methods of intimidating, manipulating and controlling us. And we'll hear about the successes and failures of those who have sought to bring the mighty to account.

What to expect
The Power Walk draws on English constitutional history, law, politics, economics and architecture to investigate the dynamics of power in central London. Tour goers will:

  • explore the area from Somerset House to St Paul's Cathedral, passing along the Strand and Fleet Street and nipping down curious side-streets and back-alleys
  • visit the Royal Courts of Justice and see a court of law in action
  • hear stories about power struggles that have played out in the streets that we pass
  • take in the buildings, monuments and street furniture designed to intimidate, influence and control us
  • consider the balance of power in London today and strategies for challenging those with authority and influence.

A Power Walk is led by Rosie Oliver. Hear Rosie introduce the walk in this 2 minute podcast.

Meet: Somerset House riverside terrace, by the war memorial (see joining map). The walk ends by St Paul's Cathedral.

Suitable for: adults and young people aged 16 and over. The walk involves going up and down steps.

Maximum group size: 16.

The ticket price includes an untaxed snack.

Gift vouchers are available for this and other Dotmaker walks. The walks are also available to private groups.

Do you have questions about A Power Walk, Friday 21st October? Contact Rosie Oliver, Dotmaker Tours

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where


Meet at Somerset House (riverside terrace)
Strand
WC2R 1LA
United Kingdom

Friday, 21 October 2016 from 11:00 to 13:00 (BST)


  Add to my calendar

Organiser

Rosie Oliver, Dotmaker Tours

Dotmaker Tours lead unusual London walks that encourage you to 'stop, look, listen and think'. You might find yourself awed by judges in the Royal Courts of Justice, revelling in reflected sounds from St Paul's Cathedral's bells or marvelling at methods of transforming the capital's dust.

To receive updates and details of new Dotmaker walks, sign up to the newsletter here.

  Contact the Organiser
A Power Walk, Friday 21st October
Tour Travel & Outdoor

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.