April 2011

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Fitzrovianoir: guided walk
Paul Willetts, Cathi Unsworth and Garry Hunter
Saturday 2 April, Rathbone Place W1, 2 pm
Meet outside The Marquis of Granby
Walk lasts 2 hours FREE EVENT

Fitzrovian historian, author of North Soho 999 and Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia: The Biography of Julian Maclaren-Ross, as well as the recent biography of Paul Raymond Members Only, PAUL WILLETTS will be joining Cathi alongside the curator of Fitzrovianoir – Art Trails GARRY HUNTER to lead a walk into the shady streets of North Soho. Explore the passage where a Peeping Tom lurked, visit the scene of the notorious murder that inspired The Blue Lamp, probe the shady circumstances of a beloved boxer’s strange suicide and follow in the footsteps of Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Julian Maclaren-Ross and Derek Raymond. Novelist Cathi Unsworth will be reading an extract from Pamela Green’s unpublished biography.

The walk will end at 4 pm at the upstairs room of The Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place, for a chance to buy books and slake a thirst. This event is part of the inaugural Fitzrovianoir Intervention Art Trail. For more information,
please go to www.fitzrovianoir.com/page22.htm