Walks Coming Up

If you want to come along to any of the walks below, let us know at crouchendwalks@btinternet.com or on 07986 504894.

We are hoping to run some new Hornsey Town Hall tours from the autumn.

Our video gives you more information here

JULY
July 7 £12 2pm Prebook
Suffragette City

London was at the centre of the suffragette protests just before the First World War, when the capital was rocked by arson attempts, hunger strikes and massive demonstrations. The walk will visit the church where Emily Wilding Davison’s funeral cortège began, and the headquarters of the Womens Social and Political Union, and the site of the Suffragette Hospital where all the staff, including surgeons, were women, dealing with soldiers straight from the trenches.Along the way we will explore vegetarian restaurants and the 1911 Census boycott.

Booking on Eventbrite
July 14  11am £10 Pay on the day CANCELLED
 WE WILL RERUN THIS WALK IN SEPTEMBER
Luvvies, Laughter and the Lido: Crouch End Entertainment
Want to know more about how this suburb was home to Music Hall and famous authors a hundred years ago? Or how the Hornsey College of Art sit in in 1968 changed art courses and launched the careers of  Kinks and Madness pop group members? Then learn more on this entertaining stroll round Crouch End.
July 15 11am £7 Prebook
Islington Town Hall: Art Deco on Upper Street
Take an expert tour of Islington Town Hall and see some stunning original art deco style interiors and staircases, as well as the impressive council chamber in our 50 minute tour. Original clocks, paintings and decorative panels have survived for nearly a century in this lovely municipal building. Learn about the history and ambitions of the combined boroughs of Islington and Finsbury in the twentieth century.
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AUGUST

August 11  1030am £10 pay on the day

The First World War had a huge impact on Crouch End. German civilians were interned at Alexandra Palace, schools became hospitals for wounded soldiers and there were allotments in Priory Park, as well as food shortages, bus accidents, Zeppelin bombs and more! Find out on this entertaining walk which will visit the Hornsey War Memorial en route. Meet at Priory Road/Middle Lane roundabout entrance to Priory Park.
Email crouchendwalks@btinternet.com if you would like to come along

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