Calendar 2017

22 - London Riverside
26 - Architecture on the Thames Central Evening Tour; Wren To Rogers Photo Tour
29 - no tours

5 - no tours
12 - Three Mills to Canary Wharf; From Cathedral to Commerce
19 - King's Cross Renaissance
23 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour Evening Tour
26 - London Riverside

More Aug tours added soon

2 - From Cathedral to Commerce
7 - An Evening With...Walmer Yard
9 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour; King's Cross Renaissance
16 - no tours Open House weekend
23 - Olympics and Beyond; King's Cross Renaissance; Shoreditch Photo Tour
30 - Architecture on the Thames East

Tours and events added to the programme weekly

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