The Story Of London
The London Storyteller invites you on a journey through two thousand years of history and the epic story of the finest city on earth.
This storytelling experience travels through the locations where Londoners and visitors have been treading since for more than two millenia.
Such is the constantly evolving nature of the city and the drama of its history that it is perhaps only through the stories of people, places and personalities that one can discover their worlds.
This is an experience for those enthused by time travel and the events that have shaped London to be the metropolis, as well as glimpsing into its evolving future.
From the Romans to Royals, great fires to rampaging barbarians; this tour will enable you to see places old, new and discover the stories behind them.
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Starting at one of the city’s most iconic landmarks that reaches over the Thames River; the story begins.
The oldest part of the city is now heart of the biggest trading centre in the world and it was here where the Roman’s cultivated the civic sophistication that has been London’s cultural foundation ever since.
The Norman Conquest of the 11th century left a mighty footprint across the city in a series of mega structures in London and beyond.
How London grew to become hot spot for luxury shopping and climbed its way back up to being one of the most influential cities in Europe.
In a ten year period, London saw the restoration of the English monarchy, an infamous plague and devastation by fire. We explore this history through the life and words of 17th century diarist, Samuel Pepys.
As London became the world’s leading city and a powerhouse for innovation, it also created many new challenges for itself. We explore some of that historical underbelly through Dr Samuel Johnson’s poem London of 1738 and the art of William Hogarth.
In the heart of London’s poltical district, we explore two revolutions that shaped the story of the finest city on earth, Britain and the world.
The world wars of the 20th century brought a new terror to lives of Londoners in the form of aerial bombardments as early as 1915; we look at the toll the city took, how it responded and Winston Churchill’s role as a leading figure in both world wars.
The finest city on earth continues to grow, evolve and change; we explore down the river to the place where time begins and to complete our day from one of London’s finest views.
This tour begins at Tower Hill Station which is on the Circle and District lines.
Our scheduled end point is a Primrose Hill near Camden Town near to Chalk Farm Road Station.