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In Search of Highgate

  1. Date:
    12 September 2018
    Venue:
    London Metropolitan Archives: ​Meet Archway station (Northern line) outside Junction Road exit
    Time:
    11:00 - 13:00
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
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    Event description:
    ​Meet Archway station (Northern line) outside Junction Road exit. A walk from Archway up into Highgate Village exploring its development from an ancient hill top settlement to a 19th century retreat from the burgeoning metropolis below. Led by Mike Moran, City Highlights
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    Walks and tours
    History
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