Secrets of Soho
(For your comfort there are maximum 8 people in the group)
This walk is not scheduled at the moment. If you are interested please contact
Uncover the secrets of Soho, one of London's most colourful areas. Once a grazing farmland, it was taken as a royal park by Henry VIII. It is said that Soho was named after a hunting call! Soho in London became famous all around the world and gave its name to similar areas in the cities like; New York, Hong Kong, Palermo and Buenos Aires. Here in London's Soho you can listen to tales about kings, artists, actors, anarchists, book-sellers, heroes, Huguenots, inventors, lovers, losers, musicians, murderers, mistresses, painters, prostitutes, restaurateurs, writers... Walk in the footsteps of Charles II's illegitimate son Duke of Monmouth, Casanova, Canaletto, Charles Dickens, William Hogarth, Joseph Conrad, Karl Marx, George Orwell, Ronnie Scott, Josiah Wedgwood and many others! Discover the story behind a pump and a man whose theory saved lives of millions. Meet the 'Poland Street Man Trap', the first Poet Laureate and 'Greatest Black Briton'. Discover where George II worshiped and King of Corsica was buried. Finally, let the colours, sounds and smells of Chinatown engulf you!