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The Barbican and writer Chris Rogers will be putting on an architectural walk around the Square Mile to look at some of London's best brutalist buildings.
Amongst the City of London's glass skyscrapers and old stone facades are some buildings executed in a very different material: concrete. This tour will take a fresh look at these often overlooked structures, revealing some of the subtle variety present in this controversial architectural movement.
Note: The walk will begin at the Barbican Shop on Level G.
Jesus Christ Superstar – 4 Jul to 24 Aug 2019 – Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice’s classic rock opera musical Jesus Christ Superstar will be playing at the Barbican
Somerset House Historical Highlights – Every Thu and Sat – This tour has tales about Tudor intrigues and the extravagant entertainments laid on during Georgian times
Guided walk around Charles Dickens’ London – Every Fri – This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels.
11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing bus – Every day – If you don't fancy spending money on an open-top sightseeing bus, then there's a cheaper alternative — the No 11 bus.
City Highlights: The Top 10 sights – Every Mon, Wed and Sun – A two-hour guided walk around the Square Mile, showing you some of the most famous historical sites and buildings in the City of London.
Mansion House: The Lord Mayor’s Residence – Every Tue – Look inside the Lord Mayor of London's official residence at Mansion House and see the interior courtyard and famous Egyptian Hall.
Guided tour of Wren’s best churches – Every Tue and Thu – This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wren's finest City churches
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