Join us for a series of evening talks led by Southwark Cathedral historian Guy Rowston in which we will uncover the stories of Southwark and the Cathedral at its heart.
In the final week of our series of talks we will find out about the New London Bridge and the restoration of the church. The impact of the railway and the increase of slums will be uncovered. The arrival of Southwark’s first Cathedral and the development of the parish church into the Southwark’s second Cathedral will be explained. We will learn about the industries, hop trade and Borough Market situated along the south bank and the impact of two world wars. To finish we will explore the regeneration of the area.
This course is lead by Southwark Cathedral’s expert guide, archivist and historian, Guy Rowston. He is an adult education lecturer in the history and architecture of London. In addition to running history walks he lectures to various historical societies and at the Guildhall Library. He has been connected with Southwark Cathedral for over 40 years.
Payments can also be made on the day in the Cathedral Shop however please check that there are still places by phoning 020 7367 6700.
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.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring along a printed copy of your ticket or show your ticket via your phone or tablet on arrival.
Photography and filming is strictly prohibited at this event. Thank you for your co-operation.