This walk along rail arches leading from Vauxhall to Waterloo station is less intense than most of my walks, yet it provides a good insight into industrial history and contemporary culture of the area.
This post isn’t about galleries, cafés and streets, or at least not directly. It’s about something far more important. It’s about more ancient history than London can remember and a walk which doesn’t last 30 minutes or 2 hrs but it’s life-long. It’s about my everyday walk of faith. A walk with Jesus Christ. Even if it sounds scary, religious or weird to you, I thought it was important to publish it here, because without that walk there wouldn’t be no other.
Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia walk is a great chance to get to know a different side of Central London. Explore both for great architecture, good food, history and some other curiosities, like Pollock’s Toy Museum.
Alana Pryce, is head of press and media at October Gallery, central London gallery known for exhibiting contemporary, international, avant-garde works. She also loves walking in London and has walked miles in Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and beyond.
In this interview she shares her top secrets of Bloomsbury to visit on your trip to London or over the lunchtime, if you work nearby.
Old Paradise Yard is an entrepreneurial hub hidden in back streets of Waterloo. It’s an example of inspiring modern architecture and creative use of space in South London. Find out about its presence and past as well as what its residents think of the place and where else they recommend to go in the area.
In today’s post David Tootill, director and founder of Southbank Mosaics, social enterprise that works with young people in trouble with the law, shares about the walk in the footsteps of William Blake, English poet, painter, and printmaker, who lived in Lambeth. Southbank Mosaics has turned some of his works into mosaics that you can see in South London.