Mayflower 400: Rotherhithe

In 2020 it will be four hundred years since the Pilgrim Fathers set off for the new world on board The Mayflower, sailing to join another ship, The Speedwell, in Southampton. But after springing a leak, The Speedwell did not make the journey across the Atlantic, and her passengers crowded onto The Mayflower which left Plymouth alone 6th September 1620.

Pilgrim Father with C20 Child

1620 A-Z of the New World
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This Week’s Public Walks

This week the public walks I am doing are:
Monday: British Museum highlights, meet outside Russell Sq tube station for 2.30

Wednesday: Old London – St Paul’s to the Tower, meet outside x2 St Paul’s station for 2.15

Thursday: The Famous Old Square Mile, meet outside Monument station for 11.00

Saturday: C the City, meet meet outside x2 St Paul’s station for 2.30

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A Spring in my Step

London under snow was beautiful, but I can’t say I’m sorry the thaw has come. It was cold. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Now the mercury is rising, the daylight hours are longer, and with the snow gone growth is apparent everywhere you look.
I’ll be leading a number of public tours over the next few weeks, starting with one around the Elephant and Castle on Sunday.
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