Calendar

Jul
15
Mon
From Monoux and Morris to Beer and Bacon Jam @ Jubilee Hall
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm

Talk by Joanna Moncrieff. We join qualified guide Joanna Moncrieff on a virtual tour exploring Walthamstow’s fascinating history starting from the childhood home of William Morris and finishing in 21st century Walthamstow in an industrial park with a difference.

Using maps and images Joanna will lead you along the streets of Walthamstow including a set of mews built by a local butcher/property developer, the Greek style theatre hidden within a school and a remnant from Robert Smirke’s General Post Office.

We will virtually visit the real and original Walthamstow Village with its Ancient House, almshouses, workhouse and church and hear how Lord Mayor of London George Monoux was a great benefactor to the area.

Free to members, £1 each non-members payable at the door.

Jul
16
Tue
Martinbridge trading estate public consultation @ Ponders End Methodist Church
Jul 16 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

An opportunity to see the plans for the industrial estate and speak to the developers.

Jul
17
Wed
Claverings industrial estate consultation @ St Peter's Church Hall
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Public drop-in session to hear more about the planned redevelopment of the Claverings industrial estate, Montagu Road.  See post…

Jul
27
Sat
Heritage Walk in Enfield Town
Jul 27 @ 11:00 pm

A circular walk of Enfield Town including a guided tour of the important historic monuments in St Andrew’s Church with Sue Grayson Ford.

Free to members, £10 each for non-members which includes one year’s membership of The Society. E-mail Janet McQueen to book a place.

Aug
6
Tue
Palmers Green @ Jubilee Hall
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Talk by Adrian Day.

Adrian will take you on a virtual tour of Palmers Green, a ‘textbook’ example of an Edwardian suburb, with a focus on the perhaps surprising number of listed and local-listed buildings that characterise N13. Hear about the wartime Decontamination Shelter, the house where the Lord Mayor of London hosted the Prince Regent together with royalty from Russia, France and Prussia and the church designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott’s son. And of course the famous triple-decker Knight Bus from Harry Potter.

Free to members, non-members £1 each payable at the door.

Sep
1
Sun
Palmers Green Festival @ Broomfield Park
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm

The Society will be at this year’s Palmers Green Festival.  Come along and meet us.

Sep
19
Thu
AGM @ Jubilee Hall
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm

Our 2024 AGM will be held at 8pm on Thursday 21st September. Papers for the meeting will be posted to this site ahead of the meeting. The meeting will conclude with a talk.

Sep
21
Sat
Jubilee Path renovation @ Where Jubilee Path meets The Ridgeway
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

We will be cutting back the edges of the pathway to improve access north of Salmons Brook to the Ridgeway. Expect scrub and path clearance, branch lopping, dead hedging etc. You are welcome to break or leave at any time, but you are strongly
encouraged to join us at 10:00 for a safety talk and allotment of tasks. Meet at ///lively.brings.hogs [Switch on the ‘terrain’ layer to see the exact location of where the Path joins The Ridgeway.]

Tools and gloves will be available but you are welcome to bring your equipment such as shears or loppers, if you have them, at your own risk.

Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring your own lunch and water. We positively encourage sharing biscuits and cakes. No toilets
are provided.

There is a 313 bus to Potters Bar departing from Enfield Town Station at 09:37. Get off at Holly Cottage stop. There is limited parking in the area.

If you would like to help, please register with us by sending an e-mail to the organisers at: info@friendsofenfieldchase.org.uk

Sep
22
Sun
Heritage Walk in Winchmore Hill
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm

Centred on The Green the surrounding streets and buildings echo the lost village that Henrietta Cresswell recalled of her childhood in the 1860s. Like her we will recollect the coming of the railway, discover historic pubs, churches and meeting houses and hear about the characters that lived there. Walk led by Joe Studman.

Free to members and £10 to non-members which includes one year’s membership of The Enfield Society. E-mail Janet McQueen to book your place.

Oct
20
Sun
Heritage Walk: Edmonton Conservation Area
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm

Church Street and The Hyde encompass an ancient parish church, Georgian terraces and a garden city. Charles Lamb and John Keats resided here and it was the scene of a horrific plane crash and a railway riot. These and other stories will be revealed. Walk led by Joe Studman.

Free to members, £10 each for non-members which includes a year’s membership of The Society.  E-mail Janet McQueen to book your place.

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