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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Autumn 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.

Sunday 23rd September 2018
PALMERS GREEN
Meet Palmers Green Station 2pm
Meet Billy Biscuit, visit Loch Melville and hear about the elopement in a laundry basket

Wednesday 26th September 2018
TALK: SUFFRAGETTES AND THE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT 
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield 2.30pm
This talk looks at the votes for women and women’s rights movement in Enfield, Edmonton & Southgate. A number of National names were involved as well as a fair share of local heroes.

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
SOUTH HACKNEY
Meet London Fields Overground Station 11am
To complete unfinished business from last Autumns Hackney Walk around Hackney Central. Hackney never ceases to surprise with its selection of Churches, Crescents and Green Spaces with unexpected stories to match.

Saturday 13th October 2018
THE DARK SIDE OF THE CITY
Meet St Paul’s underground by Cafe Nero 11am
Executions, Assassinations, Ghostly Tales, Historic Dramas & Fighting Queens.

Sunday 21st October 2018
ENFIELD TOWN
Meet outside Enfield Town Overground Station 2pm
The backstreets of The Town are revealed this afternoon and it could all have been lost!

Wednesday 24th October 2018
TALK: A BRIEF HISTORY OF SOUTHGATE
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield 2.30pm

Two villages on the edge of The Chase become dominated by The Walker Family in the 19th century and when they die out the underground comes and changes everything.

Tuesday 6th November 2018
STOKE NEWINGTON
Meet Stoke Newington Overground Station 11am
Abney Park, Clissold Park, Two Striking Churches, Daniel Defoe, Isaac Watts, some remarkable architecture and an area rich in history.

Saturday 10th November 2018
MAYFAIR
Meet Green Park Station (Stratton Street Exit) 11am
Forget the Hotels, Embassies and Blue Plaques,. We’ll discover Dodgy Priests, Corrupt MP’s, Court Gossip and Napoleon’s penis…No kidding!

Sunday 18th November 2018
NEW SOUTHGATE
Meet Arnos Grove Station 2pm
A triangle of land only developed after the railway came but its short history is full of ups and downs

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.

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