London, 12 Waterloo Pl, St. James's, London SW1Y 4AU, UK
This walk will start at Waterloo Place, with a short walk to Trafalgar Square where your guide will regale you with stories of the Black history of the area and some of the people who are connected to the area.
In 1866 Dr Thomas John Barnardo set up his first ragged school. This was a free school for poor children who lived in the East End of London. However, it was soon clear to him that although the children could go to school, they had nowhere to live.