London Statues come to Life

For over two thousand years London has sat at its place on the River Thames as the crossing point and capital. For millennia this city has played a major part of British and world history and was the focal point for the largest empire in human history.  Throughout the streets of this city stand statues and monuments to the men and women that built and shaped the city, the country and the world.  Some of their names are burned in our collective memory and some have faded with time, yet all have fascinating lives and stories that are worth retelling and should never be forgotten.

The London Statues Tour will take you through some of the most iconic parts of London, following the statues and their stories as we pass them all. From Leicester Square through Trafalgar square, down Whitehall and all the way to the Houses of Parliament. Every day we walk past these effigies, some we know but many we don’t, yet each has a tale to amaze and astonish and we will reveal all.

Important Information

You will meet your tour guide and representative from Carers Support Merton in front of the Henry Irving statue, just down from the Steak & Co restaurant at the junction of Orange Street and Irving Street, just off of Charing Cross Road and 25m to the right (North) of the front entrance of the National Portrait Gallery. For online map search the address is 12 Irving St, WC2H 7AH. This is 2 minutes walk from Leicester Square Underground Station (Exit 2, Charing Cross Road West side) or 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross underground/overground station.

 

The walk is suitable for most abilities and places are limited to 16 people.

 
We hope that the sun will shine (or a least the rain stays away) however, if the weather report is particularly bad the tour would will be cancelled with 48 hours’ notice.

The tour is FREE to carers but we are asking for a voluntary contribution of £2.00 which can be made below. We understand that sometimes you may be more comfortable travelling with a friend or the person you look after. Places permitting a guest may join you but they will be charged the full £10.00 ticket price.  Please contact Debbie on 0208 646 7515 if you would like a guest to join you or would like further information.

If for any reason you are unable to attend after booking please to let us know as soon as you can in order another carer can take your place.

We look forward to seeing you there - if you do have questions please do give Debbie a call on 0208 646 7515 or email [email protected]

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Historical Waling Tours - London Statues - 17/11/18

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