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The Emergence of Modern London

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Friday 14 December 2018 – The Emergence of Modern London at the Museum of London

Explore the emergence of modern London in the 18th and 19th centuries, contrasting the very different life experiences of the rich, the comfortable middle classes and the poor through objects like the door of the dreaded Newgate prison and the beautiful silk Fanshawe dress worn by the Lord Mayor of London’s daughter (with skirts so wide she would have to turn sideways to walk through doors!)

As our thoughts begin to turn to Christmas we’ll go shopping on a recreated Victorian High St which brings to mind the set of a Charles Dickens Christmas Carol film!

We’ll then explore 20th century London through the glamour of department stores, poverty of the East End, an original 1920s telephone box and memories of the London Blitz. We will finish on a high note with the glorious Olympic Cauldron from London 2012.

Meet at 4pm inside the main entrance, accessed via stairs / escalators to 1st floor level from the roundabout at the corner of London Wall and St Martin’s-le-Grand

Post-tour drinks in the Butchers Hook & Cleaver in Smithfield

About your guide: Caroline Piper is a Downing College history graduate (1997) and a London Blue Badge Tourist Guide, the highest guiding qualification available. She is passionate about history, literature, architecture, films and finding the “off the beaten track” London gems. You can find out more about her on her Piper Tours website http://pipertours.com where you can also find links to her Tripadvisor page, facebook page and memberships of professional guiding bodies. She has led several tours for the Society already which were all warmly received and recommended.

Numbers are limited to 20 people. Registered members can invite one guest.

£12 for members

£12.50 for Guests

Cambridge Society of London

*Only members of the Cambridge Society of London (and their guests) may book tickets - if you are not currently a member and would like to beome one, please visit www.camsoclon.org



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ii) Between 4 and 14 calendar days before the event: Our arrangements with our hosts are always finalised 4 calendar days before each event. With more than 4 calendar days’ notice we can still change the name to someone named by you on the understanding that you will reclaim the ticket price from them separately. Alternatively, we MIGHT be able to sell it to someone else; there is no guarantee of that but we will do our best and then refund you if successful.

iii) Less than 4 calendar days: We regret that we cannot offer refunds if given less than 4 calendar days’ notice.

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