Thursday, June 28, 2007

South London Walks

A couple of interesting walks coming up this week, focusing on spooky events and odd

The London Bridge walk will feature the Queen Rat of Queenshythe, thousand year old ornate castration devices, pagan estate agents and the strange case of the mummified cat. Friday June 29, Walk from Riverside Books, Hays Galleria off Tooley Street. Starts 7.15.

The Waterloo walk will mention William Blake, Spring Heeled Jack, dead sailors, weird tombs, the woman who started the French revolution and some stuff about the real spooks at MI5 & MI6. Saturday June 30 walk from Crockett and Powell, Lower Marsh Street London SE1. 2pm.

Both walks are free of charge and will last about 90 minutes, finishing off in the pub. The tour guide will be Chris Roberts, editor of One Eye Grey and author of Cross River Traffic: a history of London's Bridges.

For more information about these events please e-mail

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