Mob Town – East End Heroes and Villains

Mob Town – East End Heroes and Villains

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 16th Nov 2017

Drawing from his recent book ‘Mob Town: A History of Crime and Disorder in the East End’, John Bennett introduces us to some of the villains, anti-heroes and peculiar criminal characters associated with this unique part of the Capital across several centuries.

From noted early figures such as Dick Turpin, Ikey Solomons and Joseph Merceron, via the quirky ‘Spring-heeled Jack’, ‘Black Ghost’ and ‘Cast Iron Poll’ to more recent ‘notables’ like the Krays and George Davis, this talk explores the many facets of the East End villain, both notorious and obscure.

John Bennett is a tour guide and author on various elements of East London history. His previous books include E1 – A Journey Through Whitechapel and Spitalfields, Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims (with Paul Begg) and Krayology.

Cost: £5


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website

2017-11-16 2017-11-16 Europe/London Mob Town – East End Heroes and Villains John Bennett introduces us to some of the villains, anti-heroes and peculiar criminal characters associated with this unique part of the Capital across several centuries. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/11/16/mob-town-east-end-heroes-and-villains-158258 The Bell,50 Middlesex Street,London,London

See more events on the same day or today, tomorrow or rest of Nov


Location

The Bell,

50 Middlesex Street,
London,
London,
E1 7EX

Google Map of The Bell

Nearest tube and train stations to The Bell

Metropolitan
District
Hammersmith & City
Metropolitan
Hammersmith & City
Circle
Central
Mainline Terminus

More local events coming soon

Free  
From the artistic to the incredible; the complex to the classic, every type and style of woodturning will be on display.
10:00 AM
£8.50  
Southwark Cathedral is delighted to host a day of talks in our Garry Weston Library looking at different aspects of archaeology, not just at the Cathedral, but also in our local community.
10:00 AM
£12.50  
Over the course of the day find out about the history of the Port of London, once one of the busiest ports in the world
10:00 AM
£8  
This tour will explore the lives of the women connected to the cathedral from the Victorian pioneers such as Octavia Hill and Isbella Gilmore to the benefactors such as Dorothy Appleby and Elizabeth N
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
Free  
With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
Free  
With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
11:00 AM
Free  
With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM
£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
11:00 AM
Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
11:00 AM
£5  
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
11:00 AM