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Middle Eastern Food Tour
Saturday 12 June & Saturday 14 August, 10.30am
Buy it, cook it, eat it – an introduction to the ingredients that will transform your menus. An exotic world awaits you down the Uxbridge Road.
Guide: Ann Jones
Duration: 90 minutes
Meet: Shepherds Bush Market
Tube Station: (Hammersmith & City Line)
Booking Required.

The Shepherd's Bush Olympics
Saturday 24 July, 2.00pm
Celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the infamous 1908 Olympic Marathon. The 1908 London Olympics in White City has gone down in history as 'The Battle of Shepherds Bush' with the fiasco over the Marathon finally putting the newly re-founded Olympics firmly on the map. This walk also gives you the latest on what's happening 'out east' in Stratford
for 2012.
Guide: Simon Rodway
Duration: 90 minutes
Meet: Shepherds Bush Central line underground station, Westfield exit.
No need to book.

Shepherd's Bush Market
Saturday 21 August, 11.00am
Discover Shepherd's Bush Market on a gentle stroll of the stalls, each with their own history and fascinating stories.
Guide: Ann Jones
Duration: 60 minutes
Meet: Shepherds Bush Market Tube Station (Hammersmith & City Line)
No need to book.

Shepherd's Bush Movie Heritage
Saturday 21 August, 2.00pm
Why did the BBC build Television Centre in White City? Where did Hitchcock learn his masterly
movie craft? Where did Ridley Scott get his first break - as a designer on Doctor Who? The
answer: Shepherd's Bush, 'the entertainment capital of West London'. This walk celebrates
many of the lasting contributions the Bush has made to British movie making.
Guide: Simon Rodway
Duration: 90 minutes
Meet: Shepherds Bush Central line underground station, Westfield exit.
No need to book.

To make a booking please email Nicki Burgess at nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk
For further information please contact Mohamad Haniff, tel: 020 8753 2733
Or visit: www.visitshepherdsbush.co.uk

May 25, 2010

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