phone mail2 facebook twitter play whatsapp
Dark Earth
Dark Earth

This event has expired!

Dark Earth

An irreverent historical walking tour through Roman London - following in the footsteps of archaeologists.

22 October 2017 – 29 October 2017 | Visit website

What is sitting beneath our feet? Under the chewing gum and the crisp packets of London's streets. Under the slabs of paving stone, the sand and clay, the fiberoptic cables, the skulls and the pottery, the loose change. Under all those things we have lost...
 
Surrounding the foundations of the offices that fill the City of London lies a layer of Dark Earth: the debris from the collapse and decay of Roman buildings. In this ancient soil we see a civilisation teetering on the edge of its downfall.

Dark Earth is an audio curiosity and irreverent walking tour delving into the City’s ancient secrets, commissioned by the City of London and powered by wiretapper. To access this extraordinary immersive experience, you will need a smart phone, a pair of headphones and a coat. On the morning of the event you will be told where to meet and be taken through the streets and down into the Dark Earth to discover a side of the City of London you've never seen before.

Dark Earth will take place Sunday 22 – Sunday 29 October at a mysterious location in the City of London, which will be revealed after booking. Tickets £5 plus booking fee.

Tell us what you think...

You may also like

Quarter Life Crisis at Soho Theatre

Quarter Life Crisis at Soho Theatre

Yolanda Mercy examines her own life and the lives of the generations before her in a semi-autobiographical, painfully honest piece about being in your mid-twenties.

A Guide to West End Musicals 2018

A Guide to West End Musicals 2018

We’ve all been there: the in-laws, nieces and nephews, your parents, friends of friends or that person you once met on a plane is coming to…

The Best Theatre in London this July

The Best Theatre in London this July

We’re in the midst of the finest summer in recent memory, so we understand it’ll take a lot to tempt you inside on one of the…

“As you can imagine, 80% of the press were not very keen to talk to us… “

“As you can imagine, 80% of the press were not very keen to talk to us… “

Byline is a platform for independent journalism created to promote better media, truth, facts, investigation, accountability, representation, to get young people involved in journalism and…

Her Life Is a Cabaret - Margo: Half Woman, Half Beast at JW3

Her Life Is a Cabaret - Margo: Half Woman, Half Beast at JW3

Was there ever a more glamorous period in history than 1920s Berlin? A world full of subversive art, culture and of course, cabaret, Weimar Germany…

Summer Concerts at Westminster Abbey

Summer Concerts at Westminster Abbey

Immerse yourself in the finest choral and organ music this summer in the stunning setting of Westminster Abbey.

As You Like It, Shakespeare in the Squares

As You Like It, Shakespeare in the Squares

If you read our article about The Tempest in St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, you’ll know how much we love a bit of the Bard alfresco…

Spotlight on: Gay’s the Word

Spotlight on: Gay’s the Word

Take a walk down the quirky and unassuming Marchmont Street, away from the pandemonium of Euston Road, and nestled in amongst the independent cafés and restaurants…

Summer Shows at Churchill Theatre

Summer Shows at Churchill Theatre

Make the most of the Summer with these two unmissable London musicals! With exclusive London dates for both productions, and an extraordinary offer

Most popular

Win 2 Tickets to an Immersive Disney Fantasia Experience!

The Vaults - Win 2 Tickets to an Immersive Disney Fantasia Experience!

This summer, the exciting underground world of The Vaults presents Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney Fantasia.
Win a Joan Crawford themed evening with cocktails, manicures & millinery!

BFI - Win a Joan Crawford themed evening with cocktails, manicures & millinery!

"I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want the girl next door, go next door"
Exclusive discount on Titanic The Musical and Evita tickets

Churchill Theatre - Exclusive discount on Titanic The Musical and Evita tickets

Make the most of the Summer with these two unmissable London musicals! With exclusive London dates for both productions
Magically speaking…

Magically speaking…

We talked to designer Kitty Callister ahead of the Vaults exciting new immersive “Disney Fantasia” experience.
Top 5 World Cup Screenings in London

Top 5 World Cup Screenings in London

Football fever is catching on…
Spotlight on: Gay’s the Word

Spotlight on: Gay’s the Word

In honour of Pride today we are giving center stage to the UK's only remaining LGBTQ+ bookshop.
Top 5 Best Wimbledon Pop-Ups

Top 5 Best Wimbledon Pop-Ups

Game, Set and Match! Tennis-fever returns once again to the UK with the Wimbledon Tennis Championships from 2 July until 15 July 2018.
Her Life Is a Cabaret - Margo: Half Woman, Half Beast at JW3

Her Life Is a Cabaret - Margo: Half Woman, Half Beast at JW3

Melinda Hughes channels one of Weimar Germany's most notorious female stars in this one woman cabaret show.
Top 5 Tapas Restaurants in London

Top 5 Tapas Restaurants in London

It’s International Tapas Day, which calls for a weeklong celebration of the little Spanish sensations.
Film Review: Hereditary

Film Review: Hereditary

The acclaimed new horror film from first-time director Ari Aster grips with an emotionally-loaded setup, instilling a sense of dread before taking the viewer on a nightmarish walking-tour of the psycho-supernatural. *May contain spoilers*

Your inbox deserves a little culture!!