starts in the City and takes around 2 hours to complete
CRY UK is delighted to announce the
‘2014 series’ of walks with Nick Robins through the history of the
East India Company - tracing its London legacy and telling its
extraordinary story of boom and bust, trade and conquest.
now as we have limited seats and invite your friends to join too!
Registration fees will be given to CRY UK as donations. So when you
walk, you ensure progress in the lives of the underprivileged
children in India.
Here is what Nick has to say about the
walk - 'The Company had profound impacts at home, not least its own
stock market bubble and bail-out. It resulted in the conquest of
India, the Boston Tea Party in the Americas and the opium wars with
China. We'll visit the Company's main sites in London, and see how
politicians, painters, playwrights and poets reacted to the greatest
corporation in the world.'
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live, learn, grow and play. Along with grassroots partners, we work with
communities and parents to make lasting change in the lives of
underprivileged children in India. In 2013-14 itself, we have impacted the
lives of 22,174 children across 185 villages/hamlets. Child Rights and You
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