Course overview

Camden Tour Guide Chris Foster has a love of the Kings Cross area with its rich tapestry and memorable characters. He will present a unique virtual guided walk through the Dickensian back streets and alleyways south of Euston Road where he was a ‘Bobby on the Beat’ fifty years ago. This illustrated talk will entertain and inform you with a mix of fascinating historical facts and amusing personal stories and memories. He will celebrate life back in the day and compare then and now. All are welcome to join this fascinating course!

Course description

Embark on a virtual journey through the vibrant Kings Cross area with seasoned Camden Tour Guide Chris Foster. With a deep-rooted affection for the locale, Chris invites you to explore the charming backstreets and alleyways south of Euston Road, drawing from his rich experiences as a former 'Bobby on the Beat' fifty years ago. Through an engaging blend of historical facts and personal anecdotes, Chris promises to captivate and entertain. Delve into the Dickensian era and uncover the colourful characters and tales that shaped the area's identity. With a keen eye for detail, Chris juxtaposes the past with the present, offering unique insights into the evolution of life in Kings Cross. Whether you're a history buff or simply curious about Camden's hidden treasures, all are welcome to partake in this enlightening and enjoyable experience. Join Chris as he celebrates the essence of bygone days while shedding light on the enduring charm of this iconic neighbourhood. All are welcome to join us for the afternoon in Brookmans Park and enjoy this fascinating course!

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