12 May @ 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Discover the streets where fact has often merged with fiction in this walk led by our popular Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky.
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. Included are short passages from writing by, amongst others, Israel Zangwill, Jack London, Arnold Wesker and Emmanuel Litvinoff.
To commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI, this tour highlights the Jewish East End associations with the Great War.
This tour of the V&A profiles its fascinating history and architecture before focussing on highlights with a Jewish association.
From medical philanthropy to the BT Tower, discover a building that is all ‘dolled up’ and an art deco delight guarded by the Carreras Black Cats.