Outdoors - 3/3 - The Vintage Guide To London
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.
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?
Travel back in time to the golden year’s of the King’s Road and find out how a tranquil area outside the centre of London, populated by stockbrokers and bankers, writers and poets was completely transformed by London’s youth culture during a crazy quarter of a century starting around 1955.
Tally Ho! Cycle Tours provide fun, small group, guided bike tours of London’s iconic sights and hidden wonders. Using Twenties-styled British-built Pashley bicycles, cover ground easily and comfortably without breaking a sweat or getting sore feet.