History Walk: Chelsea, Past and Present
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From old soldiers to Sloane Rangers, first aiders to fashionistas, discover the richly diverse history and heritage of Chelsea on this eye-opening guided walk with Anne-Marie Craven.
Discover what the King’s Road and Sloane Square have in common. Find out about the Sloane Rangers and the avant-garde of ‘60s Chelsea. Add to this Dracula author Bram Stoker, the indomitable FANYs (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry) and a wonderful Arts and Craft church, and you have all the ingredients for an unmissable exploration of one of London’s most fascinating quarters.
Anne Marie Craven guides you through the streets of Chelsea, from the National Army Museum to Sloane Square, revealing a rich and varied heritage, which dates back to a marriage between a Cadogan and a Sloane in 1717.