This course gives you an opportunity to have some gentle exercise with others while sharing your memories of locations around Camden that may hold personal significance for you. The group will meet for a short, pre-planned walk in Camden every week, followed by refreshments. Together with your teacher, if you wish, you will be able to add your memories of Camden to a digital archive of photographs and interviews.
Learn about the history and development of public and private green spaces in London, from private gardens to royal parks to allotments, with examples from Camden and the surrounding areas. To include short field trips, weather permitting, to visit some of the green spaces covered in the course content.
If you have ever wondered how the street where you live got its name or been curious about street names in your neighbourhood, this is the course for you. You will explore street naming choices in Camden and the surrounding areas as a route into the specific local history of different parts of the borough.