Want to explore the wonderful city on our doorstep ?
Walking tours will be organised each month led by an experienced guide.
Not too long or difficult to get about.
Because people have a lot of commitments those interested are asked to identify dates when they might be available to try to make sure everyone can come as often as possible.
Prospective group members - For further information please email John Gray the Group Coordinator by clicking the bird at the right of this page and completing the displayed form.
Click the link at the right for details of our next walk.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Mon Jun 24th||HOW THE CITY STREETS GOT THEIR NAMES|
Outwich Street – after either Oteswich/Ottewich, meaning ‘Otho’s dwelling’, a name for this area of London in the early Middle Ages or the former St Martin Outwich church
|Fri Jul 19th||AMERSHAM OLD TOWN|
Old Amersham contains the 13th-century parish church of St. Mary's and several old coaching inns.
In 1521, seven Lollard dissenters were burned at the stake.
The HS2 line passes through a 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills to the northwest of Amersham.
|Wed Aug 14th||Huguenots in Spitalfields|
The Huguenots - French Protestants - were this country’s first refugees, escaping religious persecution in Catholic France after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes by Louis XIV in 1685. Many settled in London: in Soho, the City, Clerkenwell, Greenwich, Spitalfields and Wandsworth
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