7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
19th April, 2015
Walk Guide: Jennifer Daley, King’s College London
Duration: about 75 minutes
The Bloomsbury neighbourhood is known as the centre of The Bloomsbury Group, a literary and artistic group that blossomed through the 1930s. There is, however, much more to this fascinating neighbourhood, which has been a magnet for literary and artistic leaders. This guided walk will lead you first inside the gated Mecklenburgh Square, where the leader will discuss the historic significance of the Bloomsbury neighbourhood and its notable neighbours, including literary icons such as Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, and Dorothy Sayers, as well as famous female figures such as Vera Brittain, Mary Ward, Amelia Edwards, Mrs. Charles Dickens, and more.
The walk is roughly 1.25 miles on flat pavement.
The walk will start at the front steps of The Goodenough Club, Mecklenburgh Square (The nearest tube station is Russell Square) and end at The Mary Ward Centre, Queen Square.
Booking is essential, so please BOOK NOW.
Looking forward @JS_Diaspora opening a discussion with stimulus from award winning film #MyNameIs @mynameisdocu on 'Decolonising the self before we can decolonise HE & culture' @RADA_London via @InfoTCCE tomorrow as part of a broader event from 1pm to 3pm. Deets to follow in🧵 pic.twitter.com/6ozzJLHTrG