Welcome to Jaywalks
London and Enfield Walks, Talk and Courses
Hi, I’m Joe Studman – Local History Guide and Speaker.
Join me on one of my London guided tours, my guided walks and talks in Enfield or on my Local History Course.
You can also hire me to lead a walk or give an illustrated talk for your group.
Telephone: 07875 537 295
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Summer Events 2018
July-December 2018 brochure is now available. If you want me to email you a pdf or post a hard copy please ask.
All walks cost £5.00 per person, £4.00 concessions. Talks at Jubilee Hall cost £3.00 inc Tea & Coffee.
There’s no need to book, just turn up on the day and pay then.
Walks take about 90minutes. Talks last about 60 minutes.
Tuesday 1st May 2018
WREN’S CITY CHURCHES
Meet St Paul’s underground by Cafe Nero 11am
Another opportunity to visit a selection of late 17th century baroque churches that were the first to be designed for anglican worship.
Saturday 12th May 2018
CANONBURY & BARNSBURY
Meet Canonbury Station (London Overground) 11am
Leafy Canonbury meets latticed Barnsbury interspersed with historic buildings and stories.
Sunday 20th May 2018
THE DARK SIDE OF WINCHMORE HILL
Meet Winchmore Hill Station 2pm
Poachers, Highwaymen, Murder, Ghosts, Witches and Tragedies. Watch the house prices tumble after these stories are revealed.
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
TALK. ENFIELD CHASE
Jubilee Hall Parsonage Lane 2.30pm. Doors open 2pm. Presentation lasts about an hour. Tea and coffee included in price.
For over 600 years this Royal Hunting Ground witnessed conflict between poacher, gamekeeper, encroacher, gentry and commoner. It was also the first industrial area of Enfield and The Battle of Barnet was fought on its borders.
Tuesday 5th June 2018
Meet Mornington Crescent Underground (Northern Line, Charing Cross Branch) 11am
A neglected area that includes a BBC variety theatre, the genesis of adult education, the oldest parish church in London and The British Library.
Saturday 16th June 2018
SMITHFIELD & CHARTERHOUSE
Meet Farringdon Station 11am
Black Death, Bartholomew Fair, Haunted Pubs, the burning of Protestant & Catholic Martyrs. All here in spitting distance of each other.
Sunday 24th June 2018
BUSH HILL PARK
Meet outside St Stephens Church by the bus stop in Village Road 2pm
The earliest settlement in Enfield, lost historic mansions, rustic bijou villas and some surprising stories.
Wednesday 27th June 2018
TALK: NEW LAMPS FOR OLD
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield 2.30pm start.
In the first half of the 20th century Enfield was at the forefront of the electronics industry. Ediswan, Belling, MK Electrics, Sangamo and later Thorns are just some of the names investigated in this talk.