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Footsteps of the Blitz

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Footsteps of the Blitz

Time: October 21, 2012 from 11:30am to 2pm
Location: Barbican Underground Station entrance
Street: Aldersgate Street
City/Town: London EC1 4JA
Website or Map: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/getting…
Phone: 0795 2000 315/ 020 8802 0509
Event Tag: footsteps, of, the, blitz, historical, walk
Posted By: Steve McCarthy
Latest Activity: Oct 16, 2012

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Event Description

This famous image of St. Pauls will forever be associated with London’s defiance and resilience during 6 six years of war.  Come with me and discover something of what London and Londoners went through in their 6 year ordeal.  I will reveal evidence of London’s greatest battle of adversity.  I will recall extraordinary
stories of real events in the places where they happened.  Looking at London today with its modern towers of concrete, steel and glass is easy to believe
almost nothing of that time remains.  Your guide, Stephen McCarthy is a 5th generation Londoner knows otherwise.  Painstaking research, photographic
evidence, first hand accounts from Londoners who were there (including his father who was an ambulance driver and rescue worker in the Blitz) will paint a picture of that time which will help you appreciate the scale, horror and
heroism of that period when ‘Britain stood alone’ and London felt the brunt.

Next Walk     Sunday, 21st October at 11.30am.
        Outside Barbican Tube Station
        Aldersgate Street, London EC1 4JA

Walk duration just over 2 hours.
Adults £7,  Concessions £5
Book or just turn up.

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