series event

‘The fearsome cholera of 1854’

Step back in time to a more dangerous London, a London where an unknown and deadly disease is casting fear into the hearts of the residents of Soho. Immerse yourself in the neighbourhoods most affected by this unknown infection and discover how the pioneering physician Dr John Snow solved the outbreak. Also hear more about the fascinating history of Soho, a stunningly innovative area for discoveries and medical progress over the centuries.

Starts from LSHTM, Keppel Street Building – This walk is part of the Being Human Festival.  
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This walk will be led by Dr Ros Stanwell-Smith, a Public Health Consultant who is also a London Blue Badge Guide

Each Walk is free. Numbers are limited (20 places). If you would like to participate, please book with Ingrid James: Tel: 020 7927 – 2434 or email

Funded by the Wellcome Trust

 Organised by the Centre for History in Public Health.  To join the History Centre mailing list click on: