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The Vintage Guide To London | August 20, 2014

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London’s Art Deco lidos – bathe like a flapper

August 8, 2014 | 2

The term lido comes from Lido di Venezia, the sandy barrier beach that encloses the Lagoon of Venice where sea-bathing took place from the later nineteenth century.
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Vintage Brixton Walk: Reggae, Riots & Biba Boots

July 19, 2014 |

Tour guide Barrie of Back In The Days Walks worked in Brixton for over twenty five years so he’s perfectly suited to take you around Brixton for a special vintage walk of a part of London that surprisingly still has an outdated reputation as an area to avoid.
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Travel back to the 60s with a Soho vintage walk

June 14, 2014 | 4

Travel back in time to London during the Sixties with a Back In The Day Walk through Soho. Specialising in London-based guided walks, tour guide Barrie Greene – who was part of the Soho crowd during the Sixties himself – will take you back to the heartland of Swinging London, a place and time he himself remembers very fondly, back then he heard the music, he wore the clothes, he went to the clubs.

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New vintage walk: Kensington in the 60s – Biba, Hendrix & co

June 6, 2014 |

Kensington today is best known as London’s smartest and most sophisticated shopping area. But back in the day it was very much part of the Swinging Sixties.
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New vintage walk: Streatham – The Surprising Suburb

May 2, 2014 |

A short while ago Streatham High Road was voted the ugliest high street in London but go back fifty years and the vision was very different.
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Discover 50s London at a vintage Soho walk

May 2, 2014 |

Travel back in time to the Soho of the Fifties with a Back In The Day Walk. Specialising in London-based guided walks, tour guide Barrie Greene – who was part of the Soho crowd of the early Sixties himself – will take you back to Soho just before the Swinging Sixties.
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