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Join a free walking tour led by a Blue Badge Guide in August and discover some of the history and culture of Fulham and Shepherds Bush in August

The free tours are all led by Blue Badge Guides with a comprehensive knowledge of our local areas.

Cllr Andrew Jones, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Regeneration, said: “There is so much culture and history right under our noses in Hammersmith & Fulham and these free walks are the perfect way of discovering it.

“I would encourage everyone to sign-up and uncover something new about the borough.”

See below for the full list of tours. To book a place,
email nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk or mohamad.haniff@lbhf.gov.uk or call 020 8753 5695 or 020 8753 2733.

Shepherd's Bush Movie Heritage
Why did the BBC build Television Centre in White City? Where did Hitchcock learn his masterly movie craft? Where did director Ridley Scott get his first break? The answer: Shepherds Bush – the entertainment capital of West London. This walk celebrates many of the lasting contributions The Bush has made to British movie making.
Guide Simon Rodway
Time: 2pm
Date: Saturday 1 August
Meet: Outside Shepherd's Bush tube station, Westfield exit

Middle Eastern Food Tour
Buy it, cook it, eat it. This is an introduction to the ingredients that will transform your menus. An exotic world awaits you down the borough's Uxbridge Road.
Guide: Ann Jones
Time: 10am
Date: Saturday 8 August
Meet: Shepherd's Bush Market tube station
Booking required

Asparagus and Aristocrats: Fulham Broadway to Putney Bridge
A fascinating slice through the heart and history of Fulham, tracing the Swan Brewery, and people like Reg Varney, Joseph Paxton, Silly Billy, Catherine of Aragon, Janet Street-Porter and Lord Beaverbrook.
Guide Simon Rodway
Time: 2pm
Date: Sunday 9 August
Meet: Pedestrian footway outside Fulham Broadway tube station

July 30, 2015