The St James and Mayfair Walk:
The Swinging 1660s to 1960s
Meeting point Green Park Tube Station, by the Ritz W1J 9BR
We will start our walk in Green Park, which was once the edge of Westminster. We will then walk to St James Palace, where Charles I, spent his last night before his execution
We will walk into St James Street. We will see some of London’s oldest surviving shops and clubs.
We will venture into the high fashion of Jermyn Street. We will then make our way to Savile Row and hear the history of some of the world’s most famous tailors and their clients. We will also hear about Churchill’s unpaid tailoring bill. We will also see where the Beatles played their final gig. We finish our walk in Carnaby Street the heart of the Swinging 1960s and the dedicated followers of fashion
Duration of walk: 2 hours
Price: £10 per person