Audio of the Month - Enigmai: A radio documentary about Southwark
A soundscape and history of Southwark featuring
the late Stephen Humphrey.
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.
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.
DescriptionClose 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 Train:London Bridge
Access for wheelchair users
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