some rambles through radical London


Radical Deptford and New Cross

During the 2001 Mayday Festival of Alternatives Neil Gordon-Orr led a merry dance round this South East London heartland, braving threats from dodgy Millwall fans, occasional monsoons and the A2. A walk bursting with rebellion and great music.


Notes Towards a Women's Walking Tour of the East End

Gratuitously reprinted from Spare Rib and Our Sisters London


Radical History Walk of Hammersmith

From the legendary West London Anarchists & Radicals, first walked in May 2001.


a walk down the New River

Some notes on North london's artificial river, water use in the early modern city, and some of the radical spots it passes.. First walked July 2006


Bloomsbury Hidden History

In April 2006 we rambled round Bloomsbury, and discussed its radical past, without even a mention of literary nonsense.

Rare Doings at Camberwell

First walked in June 2006; here's a non-linear text based on the walk.

Hidden Histories: Common Land and Squatting in Hackney

A walk created in July 2011, around London Fields and Central Hackney... A start towards mapping squatting over the whole borough?