A feast of stunning art and architecture. Whilst appreciating some amazing public sculpture and a number of exquisite buildings, we’ll be learning about sites in the Fleet Street, St. Paul’s and Smithfield areas instrumental to the development of London as a commercial colossus.
These include a Mediaeval Church, an 800-year-old market and an old trade entrance to London, rescued from the obscurity of a garden in Hertfordshire. Among the trimmings: a picturesque astrological clock with the face of the greatest ever Englishman, a memorial to ‘Everyday Heroes’ and the only statue of Henry VIII in London. Guided by Philip