A Walk in the Park

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 21st Feb 2018

London’s parks are such a familiar part of everyday life, you might be forgiven for thinking they have always been there – and that they always will.

In fact, the roots of even the most humble of our neighbourhood parks lie in age-old battles over land and liberty.

From their medieval life as private royal hunting grounds and private estates to their modern incarnation as public spaces teeming with activity, acclaimed author Travis Elborough traces the extraordinary history of the capital’s parks in an entertaining, illustrated talk based on his book, A Walk in the Park.

Part of our London Talks Series.

Cost: £7


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Europe/London A Walk in the Park From their medieval life as private royal hunting grounds to their modern incarnation as public spaces, Travis Elborough traces the extraordinary history of the capital’s parks. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/21/a-walk-in-the-park-163808 Bishopsgate Institute,230 Bishopsgate, London, London,

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