Max's Walk - Thursday 12th July 2012

Walk from City Hall near Tower Bridge to the Millennium Bridge
by way of the Guildhall and the Barbican

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Tower Bridge with the Olympic rings

View of the Tower from our starting point outside City Hall

decorated with the Olympic circles

One of the many pianos scattered round the streets for people to play during the Olympics

Wendy Taylor's magnificent sundial on the riverside

and in close-up

Gloriana, the new Royal barge, resting in St. Katherines Dock after her major part in the Diamond Jubilee celbrations

The alternative start point by the sundial above Tower Hill station

Our leader anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Lord Mayor

The Lord Mayor arrives

and gives a short speech

reminding us why the occasion is called Max's Walk

In the party were 23 Masters of London livery companies, with the Emperor Trajan listening at the back

We pass the Monument to the Great Fire

and the Royal Exchange

The Bank of England

The friese on No 1 Poultry

Wending our way through the Barbican

Dick Whittington's cat at the top of the stairs leading down from the Museum of London to the street

and the man himself at the foot of the staiers

Shepherd and Sheep by Dame Elisabeth Frink.

Temple Bar

The timeline under the Millennium Bridge by Joanna Migdal

Piers Nicholson explaining the Tylers and Bricklayers sundial by the Millennium Bridge

to an attentive audience

Group photograph of those who completed the whole walk

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