Jews and JEWellery: come to discover the mystery of
Disraeli to Diamonds:
Join popular Blue Badge Guide and author Rachel Kolsky and discover the
little known area in and around High Holborn where courtyards and historic churches link to tales of Mercers’ Maidens, Disraeli’s childhood and a road once part of Cambridgeshire. Walking through London’s diamond quarter named after a favourite courtier of
E l i z a b e t h I b r i n g s t a l e s o f London’s ‘greenhouse of invention’, the early film industry but most famously Jewish associations with gems, jewellery and audacious heists.
The tour will last around two hours.
Date: Sunday 10th of May 2020
Meeting place: outside Chancery Lane
tube, south side of High Holborn