Deptford is steeped in history and we're inviting you to discover it's hidden gems and fascinating past on this free, evening history walk around London SE8.
Led by London history expert and trained walking tour guide, Sean Patterson, the tour will begin in Deptford Market Yard and the Grade II listed, Victorian Carriage Ramp — London's oldest listed railway structure.
From there you'll explore the history and redevelopment of Deptford’s station and Market Yard before heading on to Deptford Creek. You'll learn why Peter The Great, Christopher Marlowe, Samuel Pepys, Victorian poverty-mapper Charles Booth and Tahitian servant Mydidee all visited Deptford. A rich multicultural and maritime history underpin one of London’s most vibrant districts!
Where & When
Friday 1st September
Meet Sean in the yard at DMY
This is a free event, suitable for all ages
Register on our event page: bit.ly/dusktour