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 2019/20

2020 brochure will be available by mid November.
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 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. Just turn up on the day and pay.
Walks take about 90minutes. Talks last about 60 minutes.

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Most of the Rustic Bijou Villas have been replaced by flats but there’s enough stories to make this a surprising historic area.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

Tuesday 7th January 2020
WREN’S CITY CHURCHES
Meet St Paul’s underground 11am
Despite The Blitz and Victorian consolidation there are still 40 of Wrens unique churches in The City. We will investigate a selection.

Saturday 18th January 2020
PEEPING THROUGH THE 17th CENTURY
Meet Tower Hill Station (Circle & District Line) 11am
This is the story of Samuel Pepys, so much more than a diarist. We view the late 1600’s through his eyes.

Wednesday 22nd January 2020
TREASON, PLOTS AND MURDER
Jubilee Hall 2, Parsonage Lane Enfield EN2 0AJ  2.30pm doors open 2pm
A talk that looks at the various plots to overthrow The Crown in 17th century and their connections to Enfield

Sunday 26th January 2020
THE DARK SIDE OF WINCHMORE HILL
Meet Winchmore Hill Station 2pm
Ghosts, Witches, Murders and Crime. A walk that should lower the property prices in N21

Tuesday 4th February 2020
HIGHBURY FIELDS
Meet Highbury & Islington Station 11am
This walk circumnavigates the largest park in Islington but it should have been so much bigger. The history in the surrounding streets entertain us on our journey.

Saturday 15th February 2020
SEVEN DIALS AND ST GILES
Meet Holborn Tube 11am
Avoiding the tourist of Covent Garden we uncover the history of which once was a Victorian slum.

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.

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