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Bloomsbury Festival 2017 - James Burton's Bloomsbury Adventure by rdef

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Bloomsbury Festival 2017 - James Burton's Bloomsbury Adventure

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James Burton's Bloomsbury Adventure: Historical walk by Ricci de Freitas, local historian and author of several books about the history of Bloomsbury. Track the progress of independent speculative builder, James Burton, as he first developed Bloomsbury’s independently governed Bloomsbury estates, starting with the Foundling Hospital Estate from 1790, then the Bedford Estate from 1800, and finally the Skinners’ Company Estate from 1807, before embarking on his final London ventures – Regent’s Park and Regent Street. Meeting point outside the front gates of Coram’s Fields in Guilford Street. Walk includes Russell Square, Marchmont Street and Cartwright Gardens, with diversions en route.

FREE – but pre-booking is recommended: http://bloomsburyfestival.org.uk/events/event/james-burtons-bloomsbury-adventure/

October 21, 2017 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Meet outside the Guilford Street entrance to Coram's Fields, 93 Guilford Street



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