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No matter where you are, if you’re interested in learning about the quirks of London and its history then this podcast is for you.

We deliver weekly 20 minute espresso shot episodes with a dash of personality.

Discover things that most Londoners don't even know as we share our love of London, its people and places.

This is the podcast where we get down and dirty with the detail! You're not going to find this level of detail in any guidebook.

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No matter where you are, if you’re interested in learning about the quirks of London and its history then this podcast is for you.

We deliver weekly 20 minute espresso shot episodes with a dash of personality.

Discover things that most Londoners don't even know as we share our love of London, its people and places.

This is the podcast where we get down and dirty with the detail! You're not going to find this level of detail in any guidebook.

Subscribe now and we’ll see you soon.


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    Episode 32: Medieval Guilds

    Episode 32: Medieval Guilds

    The economic role played by London was became more and more significant for the royal government in Medieval times. They set national standards in aspects of commercial activity as well as for the supplying essential goods such as food and textiles. There are strongly held notions of corporate history among London’s livery companies, where connections with the crown and the monarch feature prominently. 

    What are guilds and how did the come about? Join London tour guides Hazel Baker and Ian McDiarmid as they discuss medieval guilds. 



    Learn things about London that most Londoners don't even know in a 20 minute espresso shot of London history in a podcast with a splash of personality.

    There's so much we can't fit into our tours, no matter how hard we try. This London history podcast is where we can get down and dirty with the detail!  You're not going to find this level of detail in any guidebook.

    Let us know if there's a particular person, event or place you want to know more about in our podcast. Send us your suggestion / request.


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    Episode 31: Abandoned London Underground Stations

    Episode 31: Abandoned London Underground Stations

    Join us as we discuss London’s disused underground stations with London Transport Museum’s Siddy Holloway as she shares the hidden London underneath our feet.





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    Learn things about London that most Londoners don't even know in a 20 minute espresso shot of London history in a podcast with a splash of personality.

    There's so much we can't fit into our tours, no matter how hard we try. This London history podcast is where we can get down and dirty with the detail!  You're not going to find this level of detail in any guidebook.

    Let us know if there's a particular person, event or place you want to know more about in our podcast. Send us your suggestion / request.




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    Episode 30: Quirky Street Names - Little Britain

    Episode 30: Quirky Street Names - Little Britain

    What do Benjamin Franklin, John Milton and Samuel Johnson have in common?  Find out on our latest episode where Hazel talks about the street Little Britain in the City of London. Full show notes can be found here: http://www.londonguidedwalks.co.uk/030-little-britain.php


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    Episode 29: Harp Makers of Fitzrovia

    Episode 29: Harp Makers of Fitzrovia

    What do Jamie Oliver, Queen Victoria and harps have in common? 
    Find out on our latest episode where Moira Bonnington talks with Hazel about her investigation into four generations of harp makers in Fitzrovia. 

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    Episode 28: The Ghost of Cock Lane (Halloween Special)

    Episode 28: The Ghost of Cock Lane (Halloween Special)

    Have you heard of The Ghost of Cock Lane?
    Join London Tour Guide, Hazel Baker as she share this rather unusual Georgian ghost story in London History Podcast's Halloween Special Episode.

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    Episode 27: The South Sea Bubble

    Episode 27: The South Sea Bubble

    London's history has been punctuated by financial crises such as the dot com bubble and the 2008 Crash. But perhaps one of the most famous crisis in London was The South Sea Bubble in 1720.

    Let's get to the bottom of this early 18th century crises with City of London Tour Guide, Ian McDiarmid and London Tour Guide, Hazel Baker."


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