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Vintage Soho Walk: The 1950s

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Meet By The Agatha Christie Memorial, Covent Garden

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Vintage Soho Walk: The 1950s

Ah, 1953…the Queen’s coronation. But post-war London had a grim edge

The '50s weren't all apple pie and gleaming housewives. In fact, tour guide Barrie is taking you on a trip past some of London's first jazz clubs, the fringes of Soho's red light district, and early drinking dens. In those austere times, the heady bebop of Soho must have been an intoxicating mix. As Barrie tells you the stories of struggling artists and singers, through a mixture of photographs and personal stories, you follow in the footsteps of people who changed London as we know it. General admission. Please arrive on time or the tour will leave without you. Sorry, but no refunds for latecomers.

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