Laurence's Walks in London, London

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@LWalksLondon. Writer, speaker and tour guide with a particular interest in scientific discovery, invention, engineering and medicine. These eclectic guided walks include stories behind some blue heritage plaques, but mostly those hidden historic sites associated with an extraordinary array of forgotten heroes and strange escapades.

Intended to encourage people with an interest in science, engineering and medicine to appreciate the history of these subjects, and to bring to people with an interest in art and history an appreciation of science, engineering and medicine.

Laurence Scales, whose walks these are, is a volunteer worker at the Royal Institution and also a guide for the London Canal Museum's summer Tunnel Tours and Towpath Walks.
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  • This tour uncovered several gems of history, objects and the people associated with Wimbledon. Having lived in the area for most of my life, and going on a similar tour by Laurence many years back...  more »
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my first walk with Laurence, Tales of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Fitzrovia. As with all good guided walks, Laurence told us many anecdotes to help us...  more »

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