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Food and Drink Emporiums of the West End of London


Join City of Westminster Guide, Joanna Moncrieff online as she takes us on a virtual tour through the fascinating history of some of the West End’s famous food & drink shops including household names like Twinings, Fortnum & Mason and Patisserie Valerie. 

You will hear about their often surprising beginnings and the significant events in their history which put them on the path to world-wide fame.

Joanna will also give some insight into how she does her research which will be of interest to anyone undertaking local history projects


About the speaker: Joanna Moncrieff is a qualified City of Westminster and Clerkenwell and Islington Tour Guide. She has been leading guided walks and more recently virtual tours in the West End, Clerkenwell & Islington, Walthamstow and Chingford since 2009.

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