Celebrate National Libraries Week with a free walking tour introducing the capital’s fascinating library history. Twenty-first century London contains some of the finest book collections in the world but this walk focusses on their forebears. From Bloomsbury to the City, Alice Ford-Smith (Bernard Quaritch Ltd) will guide you through London’s streets and alleyways to uncover the ghosts of libraries past.
The walk’s meeting point will be the open-air entrance lobby of Senate House at 6:30pm. The event will finish not far from Blackfriars station at approximately 8pm. Please be prepared for no breaks.
Numbers are limited, and pre-booking is essential.
This event is open to all newcomers to the Group’s walks and early booking is recommended.