October 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
To commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI, this tour highlights the Jewish East End associations with the Great War. From the poet and artist Isaac Rosenberg to those men of the East End who joined the forces to fight for their adoptive home you will also discover stories behind the pacifists who refused to fight, German internees, Belgian refugees and the route of the Jewish Legion parade.
Join this tour led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky. Rachel is a prize winning Blue Badge Guide who worked for over 25 years in the financial services industry as a professional researcher.
Camden, Amy's spiritual home, was once a center for transport, the ice trade, and piano making. Later, Camden Lock became the home of 'urban grunge' and music poured out of the pubs and converted warehouses. It is an area full of contrasts and this tour profiles Camden's musical heritage from Pink Floyd to Oh Calcutta and Madness to MTV and ends at the Jewish Museum London.
Discover the streets where fact has often merged with fiction. From 'The Children of the Ghetto' to 'The People of the Abyss' and 'Chicken Soup', the streets of the Jewish East End in and around Brick Lane have inspired Jewish and non-Jewish writers throughout the centuries to the present day