ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Wonderful sights and incredible stories of people and places as you tread the narrow alleyways and backstreets of Spitalfields and Aldgate in London’s East End. Visit Bevis Marks, the oldest Synagogue in Britain, dating back more than 300 years (nominal admission charge); the legendary Soup Kitchen, lifesaver to thousands every day; the first Yiddish theatre, scene of a real life tragedy; the site of a fatal gun battle between police and Jewish revolutionaries; and other interesting sites, some unknown. Discover why there was a staggering 156 synagogues in the East End. Also, hear heartbreaking and heartwarming stories, from the impoverished immigrants escaping East European oppression to the hilarious spiel of traders in famous Petticoat Lane Market. And meet colourful characters from the past including the real-life 19th century Fagin; also the secret Jew who became the Queen’s physician. You will even learn the incredible Jewish connection with Jack the Ripper! www.jewishlondonwalkingtours.co.uk Email: info(at)jewishlondonwalkingtours.co.uk Telephone: 07967 561759.