Guided Walk 2pm 19th October 2009

Join S.I Martin & the Thames Discovery Programme on a guided walk and find out more about the Black heritage of Deptford, Greenwich and the River Thames.

Meeting Place

2pm outside St. Nicholas’ Church, Deptford
Deptford Green

The Walk

This walk from St Nicholas’ Church in Deptford to St Alfege in Greenwich takes us through almost 500 years of Black history in South East London. Learn more about:

• Black dockworkers at Red House Wharf
• Black sailors, free labourers and their families in Deptford and Greenwich
• Hawkins, Drake and St Nicholas’ Church
• Watergate Street
• The Dreadnought and The Royal Naval Hospital
• The Deptford Riots of 1949

The walk will feature notes from 18th century Black writers including Olaudah Equiano, Ignatius Sancho and Jupiter Hammon.

FREE entry!

To book a place contact Lorna, or call 0207 566 9310.