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The Vintage Guide To London | April 20, 2014

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New vintage walk: Streatham – The Surprising Suburb

April 13, 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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It’s the London Tweed Run

April 4, 2014 | 2

The Tweed Run returns another special charity cycle ride in its own inimitable style! Expect tweed-clad ladies and gents riding their pashleys while puffing on their pipes.
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Discover 50s London at a vintage Soho walk

March 21, 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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Vintage Brixton Walk: Reggae, Riots & Biba Boots

February 23, 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suited to take you around Brixton for a special vintage walk of a part of London that surprisingly still has an outdated reputation as an area to avoid.
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London Walking Tour: The Men Who Made Menswear

February 11, 2014 | 2

Ever wanted to know why George ‘Beau’ Brummell became so famous? Or where Mr Fish popularised the kipper tie? Or the sartorial connection between Jan 30th 1969 and Feb 14 1969? Or why St James’s became associated with gentlemen’s outfitters in the first place? Or how the election of a Labour Government in 1945 lead to Teddy Boys? Or how the Marshall Street baths played a significant role in how today’s high street looks?

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Travel back to the 60s with a Soho vintage walk

February 7, 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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