Fitzrovian historian, author of North Soho 999 and Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia: The Biography of Julian Maclaren-Ross, as well as the recent biography of Paul Raymond, Members Only, Paul Willets will be joining Cathi Unsworth alongside the curator of Fitzrovianoir Art Trails Garry Hunter to lead a walk into the shady streets of North Soho. Explore the passage where a Peeping Tom lurked, visit the scene of the notorious murder that inspired The Blue Lamp, probe the shady circumstances of a beloved boxer’s strange suicide and follow in the footsteps of Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Julian Maclaren-Ross and Derek Raymond. The walk will end at 4pm at the upstairs room of The Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place, for a chance to buy books and slake a thirst. This event is part of the inaugral Fitzrovianoir Intervention Art Trail.
Fitzrovianoir Guided Walk, Saturday 2 April 2011,
Meet outside The Marquis of Granby, Rathbone Place, W1 @ 2pm
Walk lasts 2 hours, free
First posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011.