Join our guided Historical walk, guided by local guide William Sharp.
The tour begins at The Bryant & May matchstick factory whose rich and fascinating history echoes the past of the whole River Lea valley. Travel in time with William, and learn hundreds of fascinating anecdotes about the factory and its surrounding. You will see your neighbourhood with a brand new eye after this experience.
The guided visit of the Raw Materials : Wood exhibition will allow you to discover rare and wonderful objects and image that tell the stories of east London’s industrial past, together with work from contemporary makers, highlighting the connections between our past and present.
The tour begins at Bow quarter, Arlington Building, Fairfield Rd ; and ends at The Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road.
Lasts about an hour.