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
E-mail: joe@jaywalks.co.uk

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Winter Events 2018/9

January-June 2019 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.
As from 2019 any NEW walk will have to be booked through Eventbrite and are highlighted below.
There’s no need to book my other walks. Just turn up on the day and pay.
Walks take about 90minutes. Talks last about 60 minutes.

Wednesday 28th November 2018
TALK: ENFIELD IN THE GREAT WAR
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane EN2 0AJ   2.30pm
To acknowledge the ending of The Great War this month we will look at how events unfolded locally. The topic has been well researched by local historians and this presentation shares their findings.

Tuesday 4th December 2018
DICKENS CITY
Meet outside Blackfriars Station, Queen Victoria Street 11am
No previous knowledge is required as we walk through Victorian City streets uncovering Charles Dickens’s life and characters.

Saturday 8th December 2018
CITY STREET ART
Meet St Pauls Underground (Central Line) by Cafe Nero 11am
Around every corner of The City there’s a Sculpture, Monument or Building Frieze that is missed by most, who are too busy to look up. Let me open your eyes to a surprising selection.

Sunday 16th December 2018
SEVEN SISTERS
Meet Seven Sisters Underground Station Exit 3 Earlsmead Road 2pm
We are crossing the border for our final walk of the year.
If you have only ever passed through this area now is your chance to stop and discover.

Tuesday 8th January 2019
FLEET STREET
Meet St Pauls underground by Cafe Nero 11am
A walk through the alleyways and side roads off the former street of ink.

Saturday 19th Jauary 2019
CLERKENWELL PLEASURE GARDENS
Meet Angel Tube by Royal Bank of Scotland 11am
North Clerkenwell uncovered as we discover some Georgian Pleasure Gardens and their modern equivalent

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
TALK: THE DARK SIDE OF ENFIELD
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm
A look at Ghosts, Murders and witchcraft in the old parish and the history behind them

Sunday 27th January 2019
WINCHMORE HILL
Meet Winchmore Hill Station 2pm
The village is full of history from the persecution of quakers through to the assassination of a prime minister.

Tuesday 5th February 2019
NEW WALK      HIGHBURY FIELDS    NEW WALK

Meeting Point will be advised on booking
Islington has only 5% of green spaces in the whole borough. However this walk around the boundary of Highbury Fields will reveal an abundance of stories.
BOOKING IS THROUGH EVENTBRITE at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discovering-highbury-tickets-51508879445?aff=ebapi

Saturday 16th February 2019
THE CITY LIVERY COMPANIES
Meet St Pauls underground by Cafe Nero 11am
Another opportunity to hear about the history of The City Guilds & Livery Companies as we pass their halls.

Sunday 24th February 2019
BOUNDS GREEN
Meet Bowes Park Station 2pm
Venturing in to a neighbouring borough we climb 220ft following the footsteps of The Emir of Transjordania passing a steam laundry , a sunshine garden and a bottling factory.

Wednesday 27th February 2019
TALK: CHARLES LAMB IN ENFIELD AND EDMONTON
Jubilee Hall 2 Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ 2.30pm
The most genial of the local literati and his love hate relationship with the area.

Tuesday 5th March 2019
STEPNEY
Meet Stepney Green Station 11am
Wonderful Georgian Architecture rubs shoulders with typical East End terraces and Social Housing. A true conservation area with a Saxon Parish Church at its centre.

Saturday 16th March 2019
ROTHERHITHE
Meet Rotherhithe Station 11am
This riverside hamlet reveals the story of the docks and associated industries

Sunday 24th March 2019
SILVER STREET & PYMMES BROOK
Meet Silver Street Station Edmonton 2pm
Two workhouses, Millfield, Weir Hall, Pymmes house and The Inn of Eight Happinesses.

Wednesday 27th March 2019
TALK: THE NEW RIVER
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm
It has made a significant contribution to the topography of Enfield for 400 years but its importance goes way beyond our region.

 

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