The Twentieth Century Society

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Whitechapel Art Gallery. Photograph taken by Ewan Munro

From A to B: A walk from Aldgate to Bow along the Mile End Road

John East and Nicola Rutt led an autumn afternoon walk on Saturday 20th October 2012 in the best traditions of the Society. It spanned three tube zones, took in over 40 buildings along the Mile End Road and culminated in cocktails in a derelict industrial shed somewhere near the Olympic Park.

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Shepherds Bush: Hidden Gems

A tour of c20 architecture in Shepherds Bush led by John Goodier on Saturday 29th September 2012. The tour included visits to the Greenside School (including the mural by Gordon Cullen), Telephone Exchange, Shepherds Bush Pavilion and Shepherds Bush Empire, Grampians Apartments, Arndale (West 12) Shopping Centre, Cottages on Sterne Street, Westfield and Shepherds Bush Market, Wood Lane and White City underground stations. Click on the image to see the full set of photos by Laurence Mackman on Flickr.

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South London Sports

In response to the London Olympics, Ian McInnes and Christina Malathouni led a tour of sporting venues in South London on Saturday 7th July 2012. The tour included visits to the Temple Bowling, Croquet and Social Club, the Brockwell Lido, the Herne Hill Velodrome and the Crystal Palace Park and National Recreation Centre. Click on the image to see the full set of photos by Laurence Mackman on Flickr.