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WALK 4: From Workhouse to Foodbanks. Stories of the survival of the poor.
Sun, May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WALK 4: From Workhouse to Foodbanks. Walk through the city centre and listen to C. From Alms houses to sleeping rough, housing has always been a challenge. Discover the impact of the Garrison on 1860s life. Learn about who was sent to St Mary’s workhouse and why? And who uses the foodbank today? With Kevin Finnigan.
Meet: 2pm, Colchester War Memorial (1.5m, 1.5hrs)
ACCESSIBILITY: A town centre walk, hard surfaced all the way, using crossing points and dropped kerbs. Short sections with gradients possible or narrow pavements; chair users may need occasional assistance.