Mother's ruin

Mother's ruin

This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 20th Jan 2018

Join this fascinating walk around London’s West End, discovering the colourful history of the 18th century Gin Craze, its impact on Londoners and how they responded to it.

Hear about Hogarth’s “Gin Lane”, Covent Garden’s prostitutes, the 1814 Great Beer Flood, Gin Palaces and famous crimes caused by gin addiction.

From the Dominion Theatre through the slums of St Giles, Seven Dials, Bow Street and Drury Lane to a 16th century pub in Holborn, ending with a free glass of boutique gin.

Cost: £20


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Europe/London Mother's ruin Discover the London Gin Craze on this tour around 18th century London. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/01/20/mothers-ruin-159807 The Museum of London,150 London Wall,,London

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150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

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