Virtual Tour: Forgotten Fitzrovia
Just north of the hustle and bustle of the West End, crossing into the Borough of Camden sits the neighbourhood of Fitzrovia. While its roots date back to the 1000s, the area's name derives from an illegitimate son and a famous pub. Want to learn more? This tour dives into the fascinating history of Fitzrovia and its even more evocative residents.
Without leaving your laptop, you'll stroll down paths and tuck around corners as we discover places and spaces full of intriguing people and events. Discover a vanished brewery and a forgotten theatre, hear an American preacher touch your soul and discover the first internet cafe. Fitzrovia has been home to creative bohemians, courageous pioneers, and crowd-pleasing influencers. Discover their forgotten stories as we stroll and retrace their footsteps.
This neighbourhood is often forgotten by tourists who are busy trying to cram all of their activities into a short visit. See what you've been missing as there is something for everyone on this tour.
An intriguing look at a local neighbourhood and the history makers who lived here.