Welcome to the new site, which is not so very new now!
This site is about London, archaeology, folklore, history, literary history, and museums.
My original blog is here .
And Did Those Feet has extensive experience of working in the heritage field. It has run several small museums, provided consultancy for many museums and leading heritage organisations. and managed many event programmes, lectures, walks, cultural study tours, and conferences.
Kevin Flude lectures at:
Central St Martins College on the M.A. For Narrative Environments course
I have worked on projects in collaboration with a range of organisations including the British Museum, Camden Council and the National Trust.
University of Westminster on the ‘Londinium to the Blitz’ module.
I recently gave a 10 week course on the History of Museums to Stevenage Art Society
I am a former Honorary Lecturer at UCL and Associate Lecturer at the University of Worcester on the Museums module.
More can be found on the heritage web site here:
I have a huge range of Lectures, Guided Walks and Study tours which I do or have done. Currently, I am doing Study Tours for Road Scholar, Guided and Virtual Walks for London Walks and University courses for Westminster University and Central St. Martins.
You will find details of upcoming walks and events by following this link:
Walks for London Walks
I do guided and virtual walks for London Walk every so often and on Thursday I do a regular archaeology walk.
Thursdays Archaeology Walk
Every Thursday at 6.30 we are doing an Archaeology Walk around the City of London. I am doing every other week, and a colleague, Leo Heaton the other week. To book, Thursday night click here
Road Scholar Programmes
My next study tour for Road Scholar is, at last!, in the calendar. One of my pre-Covid tours has been reinstated and so I will be doing ‘Quintessential Britain’ which takes in London, Oxford, Bath, Stonehenge, Cotswold, Chester, Wales, Haworth, York, Edinburgh and other places en route several times from May to October.
‘Britain’s Kings And Queens in Bite-sized chunks‘ Michael O’mara Books, 2021 (Reprint). Kevin Flude To buy click here
‘Divorced, Beheaded, Died …the History Of Britain’s Kings And Queens in Bite-sized chunks’ Michael O’mara Books, 2009. Kevin Flude To buy click here
‘The Four Humours of Shakespeare‘ Feedaread.com, 2014. Kevin Flude To buy email kpflude AT anddidthosefeet.org.uk
‘Citisights Guide to London. Ten Walks through London’s Past’ Virgin Books. 1991. Kevin Flude and Paul Herbert (republished 2001 Authors Choice Press)
To buy click here:
‘In Their Own Words – A Literary Companion To The Origins Of London‘ D A Horizons, 2009. Kevin Flude
To buy Kindle version click here. To buy paperback click on the paypal link below or email kpflude AT anddidthosefeet.org.uk
‘Archaeology – The Usborne Young Scientist’. Usborne 1984 Barbara Cork, Struan Reid, Iain Ashman, Dr Anne Millard and Kevin Flude
For my fictional works click here
I was in St Pauls yesterday on an exploration of London’s History. My group had headsets so they can hear me talking into my mic without disturbing others. We went in, sat down in the nave to find an orchestra set up in the crossing with a grey haired man, informally dressed, at the podium. …
Arise, O Sun!Let the Darkness of Night Fade before the beams of your glorious Radiance Midsummer, astronomically is here, and summer has started. Meteorologically speaking it has been here since the beginning of June. In Christian London celebrations were at their height on the Church’s Midsummer’s Day, 24th June, on the Vigil and Day of …
Midsummer Solstice is the 21st of June so today is Midsummer Eve, but the Church hijacked Midsummer’s Day in the early medieval period and transferred it to June 24th St John the Baptist’s Day, so on the Christian reckoning Midsummer’s Eve is on the 23rd June. St John was born 6 months before Jesus, hence …