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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Summer Events 2019

July-December 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.

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

Wednesday 28th August 2019
ENFIELD ENTERTAINS
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
A look at the Cinemas and Theatres in Enfield, Edmonton Southgate, Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill.

Tuesday September 3rd 2019
BLITZ
Meet St Paul’s tube 11am
On the 80th anniversary of war being declared we investigate the sites and monuments in The City of London relating to WW2.

Saturday 14th September 2019
ROMAN LONDON
Meet Monument Station 11am
Londinium is 18 feet below the current City but with a little imagination we can discover the story of 400 years of Roman London

Sunday 22nd September 2019
PONDERS END
Meet Ponders End Station 2pm
The Industrial heritage of Enfield is uncovered on this walk. Wrights Flour Mill is a survivor but evidence of our contribution to the electrical industry is disappearing. There will be some footbridges to cross.

Wednesday 25th September 2019
THE ROYAL SMALL ARMS FACTORY
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
At one time the biggest employer Enfield. For 170 years it ensured our area was well known throughout the world.

Tuesday 1st October 2019
MARYLEBONE
Meet Marylebone Mainline station at the top of the escalators from the tube. 11am
The Beatles, Armed Sieges, Royal Scandals, Men & Women of The Arts. They are all here in the quiet streets of Marylebone.

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm

From charity school to school board a look at the history of schooling in our borough

Sunday 27th October 2019
ENFIELD LOCK
Meet outside Tesco on Enfield Island Village 2pm
The Royal Small Arms Factory put Enfield on the map for 170years. We investigate the history and discover what’s left from this important industry.

Tuesday 5th November 2019
FITZROVIA
Meet Goodge Street Station 11am
The heart of Bohemia in the first half of the last century. Gradually being gentrified but the ghosts of the area’s characters still inhabit the side streets.

Saturday 16th November 2019
HACKNEY CENTRAL
Meet Hackney Central Station 11am
(access via walkway from Hackney Downs)
Gentrification hasn’t destroyed this area’s character. In the heart of Hackney we discover Churches, Historic Buildings and some unique domestic architecture.

Sunday 24th November 2019
THE DARK SIDE OF ENFIELD
Meet Enfield Town Station 2pm
Come and hear about murders, ghosts and witches on this light-hearted walk through the backstreets of Enfield Town

Wednesday 27th November 2019
ANGLICAN CHURCHES IN ENFIELD
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
In 1800 the only parish churches were St Andrews and All Saints. By the end of that century there were over 20.

Tuesday 3rd December 2019
KENTISH TOWN
Meet Camden Road Station (London Overground) 11am
Became the centre of St Pancras when The Flooding Fleet drove the locals away from the Parish Church. Now charming streets and squares sit where furniture factories and industry once dominated.

Saturday 14th December 2019
IN THE SHADOW OF WESTMINSTER
Meet St James Station 11am
In the back streets of Westminster we uncover the inevitable scandal. But history and architecture dominate this walk.

Sunday 22nd December 2019
BUSH HILL PARK
Meet outside St Stephens Church 2pm
Most of the Rustic Bijou Villas have been replaced by flats but there’s enough stories to make this a surprising historic area.

Saturday 28th December 2019
SPITALFIELDS
Meet Liverpool Street Station 11am
(Bishopsgate exit at the top of the escalator)
Huguenots, Jews and Bangladeshi waves of immigration have left their imprint in this area

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