Audio of the Month - Enigmai: A radio documentary about Southwark


article thumb - East Street Market, c1957

East Street Market, c1957

A soundscape and history of Southwark featuring

the late Stephen Humphrey.


Starts: Friday 10:00
Ends: Saturday 15:00

Event Details

Address:211 Borough High Street

Post code:SE1 1JA


Telephone:020 7525 0232

Open hours: Monday 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Friday 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Saturday 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.


Close your eyes and immerse yourself in the soundscape of the bustling streets of Southwark while the late historian, Stephen Humphrey, educates you with details of the past. This radio documentary uses sounds recorded around the borough to place the listener into the thick of the action. As we delve into the soundscapes we learn along the way about the history of local heritage sites at Borough Market, Old London Bridge, Southwark Cathedral, Guys & St Thomas Hospital, children’s playgrounds, local Industries, the Globe Theatre and Marshalsea Prison.


By Bus:21, 35, 40, 133, C10, 343

By Tube:Borough

By Train:London Bridge


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