Wednesday Walks - April - June 2018
Our aim is to inform and entertain - join us on the first Wednesday of each month and we'll introduce you to places off the beaten track. All walks start at 11.00 am, finish by 1 pm and cost £10 per person.
You will be welcome to just turn up at the meeting point and pay on the day – if you would like details of the first couple of stops in case you might be running late, then please email the guide for that walk to let her know that you are intending to come and she will send you further information. email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 4th April - Walk in Wesley's Footsteps
Starting Point: Barbican tube
Finishing Point: Old Street
Guide: Jenni Bowley
The founder of the Methodist movement was a man of boundless energy – hear the story of his remarkable life and about life in Eighteenth Century London. We'll see where he went to school and will also visit the site of his first London chapel and the dissenters’ burial ground at Bunhill Fields. Our tour will finish at Wesley’s Chapel where you may wish to visit the Museum of Methodism and John Wesley’s house.
Wednesday 2nd May - Monks, Monasteries (and more Wren churches)
Starting Point: Bank Tube (in front of Royal Exchange)
Finishing Point: Monument
Guide: Jenny Rossiter
This walk is around the eastern part of the City of London, where we will see some of Wren's less well known churches. We will also visit some of the sites of pre-reformation monasteries and nuneries and spend time in a wonderful gothic ruin, now an exquisite garden.
Wednesday 6th June - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Clerkenwell
Starting Point: Outside Farringdon Station
Finishing Point: Farringdon
During our walk around Clerkenwell we will hear about the heroes and villains, radicals and revolutionaries, writers and architects, philanthropists, publicans and religious men and women who have lived and worked in the area. Who is Good? Who is Bad? Who was just plain Ugly? You decide!