The streets of London are teeming with stories – there is so much to see and you will not be disappointed.  Our Walks for Groups led by our enthusiastic Heritage Guides in and around London highlight the Huguenots, who they were, where they lived, what they did and the skills they brought with them. Each private group tour is available to a minimum of 10 people.

Christ Church Spitalfields

Christ Church, Spitalfields

Visit Nicholas Hawksmoor’s masterpiece and the finest baroque church in the country. How it was built, fell into disrepair, renovated will be revealed. Hear about the …
Huguenots of Spitalfields Walking Tour - Clerkenwell

Huguenots in Clerkenwell

Although not as well-known as the Spitalfields and Soho settlements, Clerkenwell was another of the London areas where Huguenots – refugees from religious persecution in …
Huguenots of Spitalfields Walking Tour - Greenwich

Huguenots in Greenwich

After the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, a small but significant Huguenot community settled in Greenwich around the Marquis de Ruvigny.  Many lived in Crooms …
Huguenots in Marylebone

Huguenots in Marylebone

The Huguenots who settled in Marylebone were drawn to the less polluted air in West London and the social advancement that came from living in …
Huguenots of Spitalfields Paul de Lamerie plaque

Huguenots in Soho

It was here in Soho that the Huguenots (French Protestants) settled to be near the Royal Court when they left France and sought sanctuary in …
Fanshawe Dress - Credit Marenka Gabeler

Huguenots in the City of London

The contribution the Huguenots made to the commerce and banking in the City of London was enormous. It covered insurance, stockbroking, finance and commerce. You …
Huguenots of Spitalfields Walking Tour - Wandsorth

Huguenots in Wandsworth

The Huguenots (French Protestants) settled here because of the purity and power of the River Wandle, which was ideal for bleaching, and dyeing of felt. …
Huguenots of Spitalfields Walking Tour - Journeyman Weavers’ Houses

Journeymen Weavers’ Story

Walk round the area to see and hear about the lives of these hardworking weavers. You will need to bring your imagination with you as …
Garthwaite silk. Image courtest of the Museum of London

Silk, Satin, Muslin, Rags

The Story of the Spitalfields Weavers: this tour impresses those interested in Georgian architecture, the Huguenot story, Spitalfields silk, and the many weavers who lived …

Other Walks in the City of London

The City of London is endlessly fascinating and surprising the Huguenot legacy can be found in the most surprising places, from churches to graffiti, contemporary architecture to gardens.

City of London Guided Walking Tour - Street Art Dali
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