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.
Please phone, text or email me if you have any questions about items on this site.

Telephone: 07875 537 295
E-mail: joe@jaywalks.co.uk

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SPRING EVENTS 2020

My Jan-Jun 2020 Programme is now available
If you want me to email you a pdf or post a hard copy please ask.

All walks cost £6.00 per person, £5.00 concessions. Talks at Jubilee Hall cost £4.00 inc Tea & Coffee.

AS FROM JANUARY 2020 PRICES OF ALL WALKS WILL INCREASE TO £6.00 PER PERSON £5.00 CONCESSIONS and TALKS WILL GO UP TO £4.00 PER PERSON

There’s no need to book my walks or talks. Just turn up on the day and pay.
Walks take about 90minutes. Talks last about 60 minutes.

Sunday 23rd February 2020
ENFIELD TOWN
Meet Enfield Town Station 2pm
Another chance to wander around the back streets of “The Town” discovering some surprising stories.

Wednesday 26th February 2020
LAVENDER HILL CEMETERY
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
Late Victorian & Edwardian Enfield is revealed in this talk about our local municipal burial ground.

Tuesday 3rd March 2020
SHADWELL
Meet Shadwell Station (London Overground) 11am
St Georges in The East, Cable Street Riot, The Prospect of Whitby, Wilton’s Music Hall plus more on this surprisingly rich tour of the near East End.

Saturday 14th March 2020
PIMLICO
Meet Pimlico Station 11am
You won’t need a passport to discover the tapestry of domestic architecture on this stroll. We’ll also encounter a Victorian murder mystery, Princess Diana’s first job and the first man to die in a railway accident.

Wednesday 25th March 2020
WINCHMORE HILL
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
Todays talk looks at the History of Winchmore Hill with particular reference to Henrietta Cresswell’s “Memories of a Lost Village”

Sunday 29th March 2020
FORTY HILL
Meet outside Forty Hall by the lake 2pm
A stroll up and down Forty Hill looking at the wonderful Georgian Buildings and the stories associated with them.

Tuesday 7th April 2020
IN THE VALLEY OF THE FLEET
Meet Farringdon Station (in Cowcross Street) 11am
Following the banks of the culverted Fleet River we investigate the heart of Clerkenwell.

Saturday 18th April 2020
SHAKESPEARES CITY
Meet Blackfriars Underground, Queen Victoria Street, 11am
The City boasts Shakespeare’s home, church, indoor theatre, and plenty of other associations. NO PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Wednesday 22nd April 2020
MARKETS, FAIRS & FESTIVALS
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
A look at the history of Enfield Market and the various fairs and festivals in the borough

Sunday 26th April 2020
NEW SOUTHGATE
Meet Arnos Grove Station 2pm
New Southgate developed after the station and Asylum appeared in 1850. This walk discovers what happened next.

Tuesday 5th May 2020
QUEENS,CONSORTS AND CONCUBINES
Meet St Paul’s underground by Cafe Nero 11am
This walk tells the story of our medieval queens and their connection with The City.

Saturday 16th May 2020
BETHNAL GREEN
Meet Cambridge Heath Station (London Overground) 11am
Hear the story of The Blind Beggar, Raines School, and an unsung War Memorial amongst other stories on this walk.

Sunday 24th May 2020
PONDERS END
Meet Ponders End Station South Street 2pm
A look at Enfield’s Industrial Heritage. Now often overlooked, this area should be a world heritage site.

Wednesday 24th May 2020
A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
From Workhouse infirmary to Royal Free. A history of the hospitals of Enfield & Edmonton. 

Tuesday 2nd June 2020
LITTLE VENICE
Meet Warwick Avenue Underground (Bakerloo Line) 11am
Discover the story of Regents Canal and its associations and hear about some of the residents who have lived here.

Saturday 13th June 2010
BERMONDSEY
Meet Bermondsey Station (Jubilee Line) 11am
A linear walk ending at London Bridge passing through the heart of Bermondsey and all its history.

Sunday 21st June 2020
PALMERS GREEN
Meet Palmers Green Station 2pm
Meet Billy Biscuit, visit Loch Melville and hear about the elopement in a bread basket.

Wednesday 24th June 2020
CHARLES LAMB IN ENFIELD & EDMONTON
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
Dear Charles Lamb and his love/hate relationship with our area.

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