Coming up at South East London Folklore Society on Thursday 10th April:
Robert Stephenson: London's Myths & Legends.
In legend London was inaugurated by the fabled Trojan leader Brutus with the construction of a temple dedicated to Diana on the spot now occupied by St Paul's Cathedral. Hear about the city’s legends and founding myths, and their locations.
Robert Stephenson is an expert on London, he is giving a series of fascinating talks at the Guildhall Library on London history and myth. He is a qualified City of London guide and a tour leader at Kensal Green and Brompton cemeteries. He has taught on London for twenty years
Talk starts at 8pm in the upstairs room of The Old King's Head, 45 Borough High Street, SE1 1NA
email [email protected] to book a place
Incidentally, the interesting Ruin Lust exhibition currently on at Tate Britain includes a photo by Henry Dixon from the 1880s of King's Head Yard, where the current pub now sits off Borough High Street.
|King's Head Inn Yard c.1881, photographed by Henry Dixon|