A Horse-drawn City

This is Charlie introducing his Horses Past, Horses Present – Horse Power in London Society Walk.  He’ll be running it twice this summer: at 6 pm on June 18th (2021) and at 2.30 pm on October 2nd (2021).


“A loop around Buckingham Palace and Westminster looking at the importance of horses in that area”

“the 19th-century was no different”

“the influence of horse-drawn transport is still very strongly in the landscape and the cityscape today”

“how influential those horses are to the way we use London today”

“I’m going to take you to the northwest corner of Hyde Park Corner”

“it’s an archway to nowhere”

“people on horseback were seen to be the people that you had to look up to and revere”

“a horse-drawn city”

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