Freelance Tour Guide, Gallery Guide & Lecturer

Blood, Steel and Concrete

In its 1,000 years of history Smithfield has been not only a market but the site for Royal jousting competitions, public executions and the world famous Bartholomew Fair.

The walk contrasts this historic area with that of the modern grandeur of London’s towering Barbican – one of Europe’s most ambitious urban developments.

Starts outside Barbican Underground Station