Visiting London or looking for a special treat for a history fan? Carol Harris leads bespoke history walks for small and large groups, in London's historic Bloomsbury. Group size: minimum of two people; maximum of 40. Contact us to discuss your requirements
Thomas Coram and the Foundling Hospital
The story of Thomas Coram, whose campaign for the Foundling Hospital saved thousands of children and mothers from destitution in Georgian England. Also features Handel, Hogarth and the cream of Georgian society.
Militant Medics -- Doctors and the fight for vote
This walk maps where women who fought first, for the right to practice as doctors and then, for the right to vote lived, worked and are commemorated.
Doctors radical and royal are the theme of this walk, which charts the growth of Bloomsbury from Georgian times into the world centre it is today for child health and development.
Where the famous artists, writers and reformers of Bloomsbury, and -- a passing reference only -- the eponymous group lived and worked.
How 56 acres of unwanted farmland became the template for Georgian Bloomsbury. It's a story of architects and arguments; roads, rivers and angry residents; scandals and slums, not forgetting the effects of railways, the Luftwaffe and 1960s developers.