An animated tour through the history of Walworth

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Discover Walworth’s fascinating historical past…

Unlock the secrets of our community’s background in a thought-provoking animated tour, courtesy of the Walworth Society.

Once home to slapstick comedy hero Charlie Chaplin, and birthplace of poet Robert Browning, Walworth has a rich and diverse history.

Now, that history will be brought to life with music, song and drama focusing on the social, political and physical changes this vibrant part of London has experienced.

The free tour will take place at 3pm and 5pm on Sunday 16 September at Walworth’s Art Academy and is part of the district’s week-long History Festival.

So, journey through your community and unearth some interesting Walworth facts – you might just be surprised.

The animated tour through the history of Walworth is at the Art Academy, 155 Walworth Road, SE17 1RS.

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