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'BRING YOUR BABY' GUIDED LONDON WALK: 'NURSERY RHYMES LONDON PART 1: ROYALS, REBELLION & WRITERS'

BRING YOUR BABY

From the award-winning creator of BRING YOUR BABY PUB QUIZZES

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  • icon-calendar Fridays 11:00–14:00 Event
  • icon-circle 0 months - 2 years
  • icon-cost £20.00
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Outside The Banqueting House

Whitehall
London
Greater London
SW1A 2ER

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NB: This event MUST be booked in advance. No drop-ins.

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Description

**Stop for lunch/coffee halfway at The Cafe in the Crypt at St. Martin's in the Fields, Trafalgar Square where there is also a baby change.**

You are welcome to bring friends and family who do not also have a baby.

Learn the origins of these nursery rhymes:
- The Grand Old Duke of York
- Georgie Porgie
- Baa Baa Black Sheep
- Oranges & Lemons
- Lucy Locket
- See-Saw Marjory Daw
- London Bridge is Falling Down
- As I Was Going to Charing Cross
- Higgledy, Piggledy, My Black Hen
- What Are Little Boys Made Of?

Hear about this lot:
- Charles I
- Charles II
- Oliver Cromwell, Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon & Anne Boleyn
- 'Mad' King George III
- Lord Nelson & Emma Hamilton
- Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
- Sir Walter Raleigh
- Charles Dickens (‘Oliver Twist’)
- Daphne Du Maurier (‘Rebecca’)
- George Bernard Shaw (‘Pygmalion’ a.k.a. ‘My Fair Lady’)
- J.M. Barrie (‘Peter Pan’)
- Thomas Hardy (‘Far From the Madding Crowd’)
- Rudyard Kipling (‘The Jungle Book’)
- John Galsworthy (‘The Forsyte Saga’)

See these places:
- King Charles I's place of public execution on Whitehall
- London's first pavements
- A secret World War 2 and Cold War bunker
- A pub which is still technically a legal brothel
- The site of Dickens' childhood job at a boot-blacking factory
- Remains of Henry VIII’s Whitehall Palace
- London's last remaining ancient Thames watergate which once stood outside George Porgie’s house
- Underground tunnels by the Thames used by Dickens
- Houses once lived in by Samuel Pepys', J.M. Barrie, Herman Melville, John Galsworthy and Rudyard Kipling
- The sites of the Adelphi Buildings, medieval Durham House and the Savoy Palace

Customer refunds must be requested at least 24 hours before an event starts. We cannot guarantee you can move your ticket to another date but you are welcome to enquire at [email protected]

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Booking info & prices

Book here at Happity or bringyourbaby.org

Prices
  • Adult ticket (children go free but each adult needs a ticket): £20.00
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Booking info & prices

Book here at Happity or bringyourbaby.org

Prices
  • Adult ticket (children go free but each adult needs a ticket): £20.00

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