Delve into an evening of history of the capital at London’s first cinema


Dan Cruickshank’s History of London at Regent Street Cinema

This January, Regent Street Cinema will be hosting an evening with Dan Cruickshank, the architectural historian, broadcaster and Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Drawing upon his extensive knowledge of the capital, Dan will paint a personal portrait of the history of London, taking you on a journey through townhouses and terraces, street life and more from over two millennia of city life. Join Dan on the 20th January at 18.45 for a fascinating talk on the city of London.

Best loved for hosting Around the World in 80 TreasuresMarvels of the Modern Age; Adventures in Architecture; and Towering Ambition, Dan will share the story of our brilliant capital city, hosted in the very heart of London. He will be offering an illustrated tour of those who shaped London into the world-class destination it is today, from the Anglo-Saxon roots of Hampstead Heath, to the bustling industry of Victorian Bermondsey, to the architecture from greats such as Christopher Wren.

The evening will comprise of stories from across the city, revealing important moments in London’s history and some irreverent details that will make you look differently at the London that still exists today.

Tickets are from £30 and can be bought here

Regent Street Cinema, 307 Regent St, London W1B 2HW

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