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Roman Southwark Walk

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Southwark Cathedral

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What did the Romans ever do for (and in) Southwark?

Join one of our Cathedral and Borough area guides, Neil Sinclair, on a fascinating guided tour to explore key parts of Roman Southwark which will change your views on Roman influence around the southern entrance to Londinium.

Excavations in Southwark have revealed that there was much more to Roman Southwark than previously thought. Grand merchants’ houses, large warehouses, waterfront jetties, industrial and commercial premises were all uncovered locally.

Southwark Cathedral’s outstanding discovery was a collection of Roman artefacts recovered from a well revealed under a cathedral crypt 40 years ago. On display in the cathedral for a limited period, learn of their probable significance to the inhabitants of second, third and fourth century Southwark, including why they might have been discarded hastily.

Explore our other Roman artefacts and connections before exploring some of the key Roman sites in Bankside and Borough, including the location of a prominent riverfront building found under the remains of Winchester Palace in Clink Street, the Crossbones burial site in Redcross Way and the sites of Roman discoveries near Guy’s Hospital and along Borough High Street.

Neil Sinclair has been a qualified Southwark Cathedral and Bankside guide for 10 years and frequently lead walks in the area, focussing on its general history and its connections with London's early purpose-built theatres, Shakespeare, Dickens and other literary figures including Geoffrey Chaucer. He is also a City of London Guide, City of Westminster guide and Greenwich Guide.

This walk will take 1.5 to 2 hours and starts from the Cathedral's Millennium Courtyard by the Refectory and finish back at Southwark Cathedral.

Spaces are strictly limited so early booking is recommended.

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The Cathedral is located a 5 minute walk from London Bridge Mainline and Underground Station. A number of buses also serve the local area and other underground stations nearby are Cannon Street and Monument.

Unfortunately there is no parking available at the Cathedral.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email the Visitor & Tour Officer Ruth Miller at ruth.miller@southwark.anglican.org

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please!

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable unless this event is cancelled.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes, no problem at all.


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