Underground, Overground

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 30th Jan 2013

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Tube, former Evening Standard columnist and novelist Andrew Martin takes the audience on a humorous social history of the underground.

Martin signs copies of his book Underground, Overgound at  a post-event wine reception.

Cost: £8


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Location

Guildhall Library,
Aldermanbury,
London, EC2V 7HH

 

Categories: Transport - Railways

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