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Announcing the first in a series of Labyrinth Events

Date uploaded: July 31, 2013

Labyrinth Events Series: a Tour of Charles Holden's Piccadilly line stations
Piccadilly line: a Tour of the Holden Stations
Led by Mike Ashworth, Design & Heritage Manager, London Underground
Saturday 10 August 2013, 1.30-3.30pm

Artists and designers have played an important role in the development of London Underground. Of the 270 stations on the underground network, more than 40 were designed by architect Charles Holden. His Piccadilly line stations including Arnos Grove, Sudbury Town and Southgate are regarded as modernist icons and their importance is reflected by their status as listed buildings.

Mike Ashworth, Design & Heritage Manager at London Underground, leads a tour of the architect Charles Holden’s iconic 1930s Tube stations at the northern end of the Piccadilly line. Come and learn the stories behind Holden’s modernist stations, many of which still serve Londoners today.

N.B. Places strictly limited. To book please visit the Labyrinth Events page.

Meeting Point: Full details will be provided to those with a booking. Please note that due to the heritage nature of the stations included on the tour, they do not have step-free access. If you do have any specific accessibility requirements please contact us with any queries, email [email protected] or call 020 7027 8694.

This tour is part of a new series of Labyrinth Events.

As part of Labyrinth, Mark Wallinger’s major commission for the 150th anniversary of London Underground, Art on the Underground presents a series of public events that explore the diverse themes running through the project including handmade crafts, mapping, journeys, networks and social change.

The events are presented in collaboration with many of London’s leading cultural organisations: ArtLicks, the Foundling Museum, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Science Museum, South Bank Centre and the V&A.

Click here for more details on the Art on the Underground website