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20in20 for the MS Trust: Cool Clerkenwell
Thu 25 May 2017, 15:00 – 16:30 BST
Clocks and Crusaders, Gin and Jerusalem, Huguenots, Radicals and Criminals
Explore the narrow streets of Clerkenwell bursting with colourful characters, fascinating stories and hidden gems with Karen, an official Clerkenwell and Islington tour guide.
Find out about Clerkenwell’s history as a global centre for gin and clock making, the bomb outrage at the Clerkenwell House of Detention and a tragic family murder.
See where Lenin met Stalin and the site of London’s biggest public convenience. Then peer down the well that gave the area its name – an opportunity generally only available by appointment.
Karen is one half of Lansdown's London,