Why not see the best views in London while you tuck into tea, scones, and all the trimmings of a traditional afternoon tea on the Thames? Book online today.
The Meet-up location is: Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HL
Closest Tube Station: Vauxhall served by the Victoria Line. The following bus routes also stop at Vauxhall bus station: 2, 36, 77, 87, 88, 156, 185, 196, 344, 360, 436, 452
Use: www.tfl.gov.uk to plan your journey to the start location
- Adult Ages 16+
- Youth Ages 8+
Explore Muslim history in Lambeth
Lambeth may have a current population of 21,000 but there have been Muslim visitors and residents from 2 centuries ago. From the first Ottoman ambassador visiting the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in the 1790s to Duse Muhammad Ali the teacher of Marcus Garvey living in the borough. There are also a few mosques established now in Lambeth but where were the original Muslim prayer places? We will see a few alongside past and modern Islamic Inspired architecture.
Join us, on this exciting day to find out the answers!
- First Ottoman ambassador to Britain
- Muslim book publisher
- Duse Mohammad Ali – A forgotten black Muslim
- Early Muslim prayer places and present
- Lelia Hassan
- Turkish Baths
- and much more!