Guided walk – Saturday 21 January
The Spa Field Riots of 1816
In 1816 Islington hosted a huge demonstration to demand political reform and cuts to taxes. The meeting started peacefully but some protestors had other plans. Clerkenwelll and Islington Guide Rob Smith leads this one hour walk that tells the story of the riots and why they are significant today.
Meet at Islington Museum, St Johns Street EC1V 4NB 10.30 for an 11 o clock start. The walk costs £5 payable on the day.