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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Spring Events 2018

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 6th March 2018
QUEENS CONSORTS AND CONCUBINES
Meet St Pauls Underground by Cafe Nero 11am
This popular walk looks at Medieval Queens and the landmarks associated with them in the Square Mile.

Saturday 17th March 2018
HOXTON
Meet Old Street station at the top of the ramp of exit/subway one at the junction of Old Street and City Road 11am.
Music Halls and Theatres rubbed shoulders with Almshouses and the Furniture Trade in the past and today a centre for trendy lifestyle.

Sunday 25th March 2018
CHASE SIDE & GENTLEMANS ROW
Meet Enfield Chase Station 2pm
Plague pits,workhouses and murder rub shoulders with Charles Lamb and the gentry of Enfield on today’s walk.

Wednesday 28th March 2018
Talk. Jubilee Hall Parsonage Lane 2.30pm. Doors open 2pm. Presentation lasts about an hour. Tea and coffee included in price.
THE STRANGE CASE OF ELIZABETH CANNING
This Georgian mystery has kept crime writers and amateur sleuths fascinated for 250 years. What happened to this young girl who went missing for the whole of January 1753.

Tuesday 3rd April 2018
PIMLICO
Meet Pimlico Station (Follow Signs for Tate Britain and we meet at the top of the ramp in Bessborough Street) 11am
Pimlico gave birth to the Chelsea bun and Lawn Tennis, it boasts some of the best post war social housing in London and some fine contemporary sculptures.
Throw in a celebrated Victorian murder case, the Tyburn River Delta and Princess Anne’s bolthole and you have some of the topics which will entertain us today.

Saturday 14th April 2018
PEEPING THROUGH 17TH CENTURY
Meet Tower Hill Station 11am
Samuel Pepys witnessed the execution of Charles 1st, The Commonwealth, Restitution, Plague and The Great Fire and is so much more than just diaries.

Sunday 22nd April 2018
ENFIELD LOCK & THE ROYAL SMALL ARMS FACTORY
Meet outside Tesco on Enfield Island Village. Turn right at the Water Tower roundabout and Tesco is front of you. 2pm. 121 bus takes you to the water tower.
The Royal Small Arms Factory could justifiably claim to be what made Enfield Famous. There’s still enough left to enlighten the explorer.

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Talk. Jubilee Hall Parsonage Lane 2.30pm. Doors open 2pm. Presentation lasts about an hour. Tea and coffee included in price.
20th CENTURY ENFIELD WOMEN
This will be an ongoing series looking at Women in Enfield who impinged on the nation’s history in the 20th Century. This afternoon we look at Gladys Aylward and Eileen Younghusband.

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.

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