Day 25: Circus Walk

Monday 25 June 6pm:  Life and Times of Joseph Grimaldi: Clerkenwell’s King of Clowns – Guided Walk – 

In this one-hour walk, guide and local historian Jiff Bayliss will tell the story of the Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the Clerkenwell King of Clowns. Hailed as the father of modern clowning, Grimaldi became a huge celebrity and spent much of his life both performing and living in Clerkenwell. The tour will include his local home and final resting place. Book Here

Presented by Clerkenwell and Islington Guides’ Association in partnership with Islington Library and Heritage Services.

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