Basic London History: Butchers, Bakers, Candlestick Makers
This one-off class/virtual tour will explore the history of the City of London and what makes it different.
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2,000 years of history -- London has alot to offer! Let's break in down into bitesize pieces, and in this one-time class we will start with a focus on The City of London -- also known as the Square Mile. Today it is full of skyscrapers and businesses, but it is the oldest part of London and the roads date back to the Romans. We specifically look at the uniqueness of The City -- from its livery companies, its wards, and its own government headed by the Lord Mayor. This is a cross between a...
* Students will understand the difference between The City of London and Greater London * Students will learn about the City government, including the Aldermen and Lord Mayor * Students will be able to identify on a map the various wards and name three differences between this area and Greater London * Students will enjoy a virtual tour to gain more knowledge of the City of London
An optional homework assignment will be to explore Google map to see parts of the City of London (Square Mile) wall that still exist today. A handout will help the students to find these locations.
1 file available upon enrollmentGoogle maps may be used in class and as homework.
A handout will be provided for the learner to use during class. A pop quiz will be held at the end of the class to recall learning.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students may wish to have paper, pencils or pens available to take notes or make drawings. Zoom annotation will be used during class.
Amber - the London Tour Guide
Learning with a fun guide!
🇬🇧Lives in the United Kingdom
227 total reviews
340 completed classes
I am a professional tour guide in London and love going around the city (sometimes dressed in costume!) and teaching visitors about the fascinating history. With over 2000 years of events, there is plenty to learn! My signature tour is where I...