Highlights of Haggerston – 15th May 2.30pm

Join City of London Guide John Finn on an architectural and historical walk around Haggerston, starting at the Geffrye Museum. FREE Ring to book a place 07771 225 183 or [email protected] There will be a downloadable guide available from the Hackney Society’s website. Part of Discover Hackney and Adult Learners Week.Location: Meet at the Geffrye MuseumDate: 15/5/11Time: 2.30pmCost: FREE

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    traxcitement - 19 April 2011, 7:31 am

    I am planning to get to this one, it takes in Ernö Goldfinger’s Haggerston School, Haggy Pool (hopefully will one day be restored), Adelaide Wharf and Bridge Academy. It will also pass through Fellows Court which featured in the Mike Leigh film ‘Meantime’ starring Phil Daniels, Tim Roth and Gary Oldman.

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    ewebber - 19 April 2011, 7:38 am

    Sounds good, do you know if you get to go inside the baths building?

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    traxcitement - 19 April 2011, 7:44 am

    I wouldn’t think you would be able to access any of the buildings on the tour, I would love to have a look inside the baths. I last went inside when I did the Swimathon in the early 90’s, I would imagine it is pretty run down inside now.

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    ewebber - 19 April 2011, 7:59 am

    Something like this: Haggerston bathsFrom http://www.28dayslater.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?p=522142

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    traxcitement - 16 May 2011, 4:11 pm

    Good tour around Haggy yesterday around 50 people turned up causing a roadblock in some places! The Hackney Society have now produced a guide leaflet so that anyone can do the tour at any time. Highlights of Haggerston
    Start of the Tour at Geffrye Museumhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/traxcitement/5725845736/in/photostream
    Photo by Traxcitement
    more photos here

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