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Class of 2017-18

The class of 2017-18 celebrated with Councillor Jenny Headlam-Wells, Mayor of Camden who presented all successful students with their badges at a ceremony in the Mayor’s Parlour


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Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Join us for a variety of scheduled walks – usually starting somewhere in Camden at 11am and with a duration between 90 minutes and 2 hours.  Some have well-known topics others cover more unusual things.  All walks will be led around somewhere in Camden by a qualified Camden Tour Guide.  Check back here for regular updates.

 


CSlogo   Saturday 20th October at 11:00 am

Belsize Park: a bit of #herstory

 

Guides: Jean Jacyna       

 

Belsize Park - a bit of #herstoryWalk through Belsize Park to hear tales of #herstory.
From behind the lacy net curtains of the Italianate houses of Belsize Park come #herstories of devoted women who were truly inspiring, often brave and sometimes shocking. Along the walk we explore the themes of social reform, campaigning, medical support, literature, carnival and crime.

Meet outside Finchley Road station.
The walk will finish at Hampstead Heath Overground Station

 


CSlogo   Saturday 27th October at 11:00 am

Behind The Walls

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Guides: Judy Dixey & Cathy Chivers

 

Behind the WallsCircling the crown of Highgate Village, the walk starts at the Terminus for the 271 bus and ends at Lauderdale House. It will include stories about the well-known and not so well-known people who lived Behind the Walls, and made Highgate what it is today.

Paid Walk — turn up and pay a fee £10/£8 concessions

 

 

 


Saturday 27th October at 10:30 am

Musical West Hampstead.  A free walk for charity. 

 

Guides: Alan Hovell & Rhona Levene

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Former Decca Studios

A guided walk with themed on music in West Hampstead with the Mayor of Camden Cllr Jenny Headlam-Wells in attendance (subject to change)

This walk is being held to support Councillor Jenny Headlam-Wells’ chosen charity for her year as Mayor of Camden 2018-2019 The Camden Music Trust.  Her aim is to widen access to the arts and culture for the children and young people of Camden, through the medium of music  Music-making should not be an elitist pursuit, but be accessible to all Camden’s children and young people.  In the words of Philip Pullman, “Every child needs art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play”.

This is a free walk but we are asking for donations for the charity – suggested Minimum contribution for waged people of £10 please


Friday 2nd November at 11:00 am

50 Shades of Gray’s Inn Road

Guide: Jo Wilkinson                                                                            

50 Shades Gray's Inn Road JoExplore this fascinating area, which is far from grey! From explosions and epidemics to gardens and graves you will be amazed at the variety of things that have happened along just one London street. Meet doctors and dentists, lawyers and ladies of the night and even a cross dresser. (And despite the title, you can safely bring your granny along.)
This walk covers the length of Gray’s Inn Road from Chancery Lane to King’s Cross.

 


Saturday 10th November at 11:00 am

From Mail to Railcamden-guides-walk-up-button

Guide: David Brown

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Join a Camden Guide for a walking tour through 350 years of London Postal History. This walk looks at the major changes in the Post Office history – from transport innovations like the Mail Coach, the Railway, and the Mail Rail service; and key reformers such as John Palmer, Sir Rowland Hill, and Anthony Trollope.

No need to book – just turn up at the meeting point next to the Robert Stephenson statue in front of Euston Station at 11.00 on the relevant date and the meet the guide, who will be wearing a guide badge. Walks last under 2 hours and will end at The Postal Museum. Cost £8/£6 concessions/£5 Postal Museum members.  For information please see here


CSlogo    Saturday 10November at 11:00 am

A Kentish Town A to B (Asylum to Brewery)

Guide: Daniel Hausherr

https---cdn.evbuc.com-images-45964136-198169499692-1-originalExplore with Camden Guides the industrial past of Kentish Town and, specifically, the area known as the Crimea. Discover how local industries contributed to London’s economy. See where paint was produced for Pissarro, a piano was made for the Pope, and how a home of gentle Victorian retirement was itself retired.

Please either book via the Eventbrite link above or turn up and pay £10.00 on the day.  Meeting place is Kentish Town West Overground Station


CSlogo    Saturday 17 November at 11:00 am

Tablets To Tablets

Guide: Sami Alouani

 

 

 

 

union-jackOn this tour I’ll talk about my 2 passions: Science and History.  One word can link these two fields:  Tablet.

We will start from the latest tablets produced by the pharmaceutical industry, and will finish with cuneiform tablets at the British Museum, going through the history of the University of London and the women and men who contributed to its development.

Meeting Place: Euston Square tube station (Gower Street exit)

THIS TOUR MAY BE CONDUCTED IN EITHER ENGLISH OR FRENCH OR BOTH LANGUAGES – please indicate your preference in advance.

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Durant cette ballade, je vais vous faire part de mes 2 passions: Les Sciences et l’Histoire. Un mot peut relier les deux: le mot “Tablette”

On commencera par les dernières productions de l’Industrie Pharmaceutique et on terminera par les Tablettes cunéiformes du British Museum. On traversera l’Histoire de l’Université de Londres ainsi que celle des Femmes et des Hommes qui ont contribué à son rayonnement.

Rendez-vous: Station de Métro Euston Square, sortie Gower Street


CSlogo   Saturday 17h November at 11:00 am

The Chronicle of Kings Cross: from Red Light to Renaissance

Guide: Daniel Hausherr

https---cdn.evbuc.com-images-51324784-198169499692-1-originalThis guided walk around Kings Cross will include a good portion of the redevelopment project which is only partially complete. We will visit two stations, a research lab, a beach, and a canal and cover 800 years of history.

We will talk about the industrial heritage and look at how old structures have been brought up to date with new uses.

Please meet at the Henry Moore sculpture on Euston Road in front of Kings Cross Station.  People can also turn up and pay £12.00 on the day.


Saturday 24h November at 1:00 pm

A Brief History of Boozing

Guide: Daniel Hausherr

https---cdn.evbuc.com-images-51223625-198169499692-1-originalThis tour takes a deep dive headlong into the vat of brewing and drinking history. Our 90-minute guided walk led by an official Camden Tour Guide will examine original sites of breweries and beershops, learn how local taverns were turned into Victorian drinking palaces and consider what is happening with pubs today.


Saturday 8 December at 11;00 am

From Tudors to Telegraphycamden-guides-walk-up-button

Guide: Jo Wilkinson

tpm-post109_374Join a Camden Guide for a walking tour through 350 years of London Postal History. This walk looks at the major changes in the Post Office history – from transport innovations like the Mail Coach, the Railway, and the Mail Rail service; and key reformers such as John Palmer, Sir Rowland Hill, and Anthony Trollope.
No need to book – just turn up at the meeting point by Exit 2 of Chancery Lane Underground Station on the North side of High Holborn at 11.00 on the relevant date and the meet the guide, who will be wearing a guide badge. Walks last under 2 hours and will end at The Postal Museum. Cost £8/£6 concessions/£5 Postal Museum members. For information please see https://www.postalmuseum.org/event/camden-walking-tours/


Booking your place on a walk:

*All walks must be booked in advance, please do not turn up unless you have booked a walk and received a confirmation. Click on the title of the walk to go to the booking link.

**If there is not a booking link, and instructions are to “turn up & pay”, please follow instructions per that walk.

 

 

 

CSlogoSaturday 22nd September at 11:00 am

 

Tablets To Tablets

 

Guide: Sami Alouani

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

union-jackOn this tour I’ll talk about my 2 passions: Science and History.  One word can link these two fields:  Tablet.

We will start from the latest tablets produced by the pharmaceutical industry, and will finish with cuneiform tablets at the British Museum, going through the history of the University of London and the women and men who contributed to its development.

Meeting Place: Euston Square tube station (Gower Street exit)

Pay £10 per person on arrival.

Please email me to book your place alouanisami@gmail.com

THIS TOUR MAY BE CONDUCTED IN EITHER ENGLISH OR FRENCH OR BOTH LANGUAGES – please indicate your preference in advance.

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Durant cette ballade, je vais vous faire part de mes 2 passions: Les Sciences et l’Histoire. Un mot peut relier les deux: le mot “Tablette”

On commencera par les dernières productions de l’Industrie Pharmaceutique et on terminera par les Tablettes cunéiformes du British Museum. On traversera l’Histoire de l’Université de Londres ainsi que celle des Femmes et des Hommes qui ont contribué à son rayonnement.

Rendez-vous: Station de Métro Euston Square, sortie Gower Street

Prix: 10 £ par personne, payable au départ.

Inscription par e-mail à: alouanisami@gmail.com

 

 


CSlogo  Saturday 29 September at 11:00 am

A Kentish Town A to B (Asylum to Brewery)

Guide: Daniel Hausherr

https---cdn.evbuc.com-images-45964136-198169499692-1-originalExplore the industrial past of Kentish Town and, specifically, the area known as the Crimea. Discover how local industries contributed to London’s economy. See where paint was produced for Pissarro, a piano was made for the Pope, and a place of gentle 19th century retirement.

 

 


Saturday 6 October at 1:00 pm

A Brief History of Boozing              

Guide: Daniel Hausherr

A Brief History of BoozingDiscover the different ways that Londoners have been drinking from 1760 to today.  This 90-minute guided walk is led by an official Camden Tour Guide.  You will see original sites of London breweries and beershops, learn how local taverns turn into later Victorian drinking palaces and consider what is happening with pubs today.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Saturday 13 October at 11;00 am

From Tudors to Telegraphy   camden-guides-walk-up-button

Guide: Jo Wilkinson

tpm-post109_374Join a Camden Guide for a walking tour through 350 years of London Postal History. This walk looks at the major changes in the Post Office history – from transport innovations like the Mail Coach, the Railway, and the Mail Rail service; and key reformers such as John Palmer, Sir Rowland Hill, and Anthony Trollope.
No need to book – just turn up at the meeting point by Exit 2 of Chancery Lane Underground Station on the North side of High Holborn at 11.00 on the relevant date and the meet the guide, who will be wearing a guide badge. Walks last under 2 hours and will end at The Postal Museum. Cost £8/£6 concessions/£5 Postal Museum members. For information please see https://www.postalmuseum.org/event/camden-walking-tours/

 

 

 


 

 

Saturday 10th November at 11:00 am

From Mail to Railcamden-guides-walk-up-button

Guide: David Brown

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Join a Camden Guide for a walking tour through 350 years of London Postal History. This walk looks at the major changes in the Post Office history – from transport innovations like the Mail Coach, the Railway, and the Mail Rail service; and key reformers such as John Palmer, Sir Rowland Hill, and Anthony Trollope.

No need to book – just turn up at the meeting point next to the Robert Stephenson statue in front of Euston Station at 11.00 on the relevant date and the meet the guide, who will be wearing a guide badge. Walks last under 2 hours and will end at The Postal Museum. Cost £8/£6 concessions/£5 Postal Museum members.  For information please see here

 

 


Saturday 8 December at 11;00 am

From Tudors to Telegraphycamden-guides-walk-up-button

Guide: Jo Wilkinson

tpm-post109_374Join a Camden Guide for a walking tour through 350 years of London Postal History. This walk looks at the major changes in the Post Office history – from transport innovations like the Mail Coach, the Railway, and the Mail Rail service; and key reformers such as John Palmer, Sir Rowland Hill, and Anthony Trollope.
No need to book – just turn up at the meeting point by Exit 2 of Chancery Lane Underground Station on the North side of High Holborn at 11.00 on the relevant date and the meet the guide, who will be wearing a guide badge. Walks last under 2 hours and will end at The Postal Museum. Cost £8/£6 concessions/£5 Postal Museum members. For information please see https://www.postalmuseum.org/event/camden-walking-tours/


Booking your place on a walk:

*All walks must be booked in advance, please do not turn up unless you have booked a walk and received a confirmation. Click on the title of the walk to go to the booking link.

**If there is not a booking link, and instructions are to “turn up & pay”, please follow instructions per that walk.

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