London walk, Saturday 7th May

On May 7th Trevor Bond is organising a walk around Shakespeare’s London, looking particularly at the theatres that were in the area at the time. It starts at 10.30, and finishes around 4 pm and includes a leisurely stroll around Southwark and Blackfriars, frequent refreshment stops, and possibly the tube to Shoredich for those of…


Interim meeting – Sat 5th March, The Chamberlain on Minories

The meeting will be at the Chamberlain with a flexible meeting time 19:00-19:30 hrs. There will be an informal talk about ‘Research’ on anything Ripper/East End related. Anyone who has experience in this field are welcome to share their views with others.

2014 Whitechapel Society Conference – Salisbury, 7th to 9th November.

By Edward Stow Ah – the Whitechapel Society Conference – much talked about before and after. There’s never a dull moment in the world of Jack the Ripper – with intrigue and drama aplenty, where the dark side comes alive and life recreates history! Attendees started gathering in the picturesque Wiltshire cathedral city of Salisbury…


The Mile End Walking Tour – Sunday 7th February

Meet at 11.30 am Outside (not inside) the Whitechapel Ideas Store (aka Whitechapel Library) 321 Whitechapel Road E1 1BU. (Next to the Blind Beggar Pub). Nearest Underground Station – Whitechapel – 5 minutes walk away.   The walk will take approximately two hours but will only be about ½ mile long! We will end up…


Next meeting – Saturday 6th February

The next meeting of The Whitechapel Society will take place on Saturday 6th February.

Chris Jones – Bruce and Florence:Busting the Conspiracy

Unfortunately our advertised speaker Kate Colquhoun has had to withdraw unexpectedly but we are delighted that Chris Jones will now be our speaker.


See Meetings pages for location details.


Sunday Event – 6th December

On Sunday 6th December 2015 the Whitechapel Society have organised two events to supplement the evening meeting on Saturday 5th December (more on that later). On Sunday 6th Dec members are invited to join us at The Museum of London to see “The Crime Museum Uncovered” and/or join us for a meal at the nearby…


New venue – The Chamberlain Hotel, Minories

As announced at the August meeting Dirty Dicks is undergoing refurbishment and when it re-opens they will no longer offer private hire. We are therefore delighted to announce our new venue will be The Chamberlain Hotel on Minories. We look forward to seeing you at our new home, starting with our next meeting on Saturday 3rd…


Next meeting – Saturday 3rd October

The next meeting of The Whitechapel Society will take place on Saturday 3rd October. Angela Buckley – The Real Sherlock Holmes Angela Buckley is the author of The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada. She has shared stories from Detective Caminada’s casebook on BBC radio and television, in national magazines and newspapers…