Calendar 2018

7 - King's Cross Renaissance
12 - An Evening With...Tin House
14 - Architecture on the Thames Central; Navigating new East London
21 - From Cathedral to Commerce
28 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour

5 - Olympics & Beyond
12 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour; King's Cross Renaissance
19 - The Real Lea Valley - From Industry to Art
23 - An Evening With...Sun Rain Rooms
26 - Wren To Rogers Photo Tour

2 - Olympics & Beyond
9 - tbc
16 - King's Cross Renaissance
23 - Navigating new East London
30 - From Cathedral to Commerce

Tours and events added to the programme weekly.


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