Talk by Joe Studman. In 1800 only St Andrews and All Saints existed as parish churches. In 1900 there were 20. £3 per person.
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- St Andrew’s Church, Enfield Town 12-Nov-2019
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- Enfield Grammar School 12-Nov-2019
Next Enfield Society meetingsJan20Mon8:00 pm From Zion Chapel and Chase Side ... @ Jubilee HallFrom Zion Chapel and Chase Side ... @ Jubilee HallJan 20 @ 8:00 pmTalk by Stephen Gilburt. This illustrated talk will tell the story of the buildings and some of the colourful characters associated with Zion and Chase Side Chapels and Christ Church Congregational Church Chase Side Enfield since 1780. Several members also had active roles in the local community, with Rev Henry... Continue reading →Jan28Tue10:30 am My Father, Station Master @ Jubilee HallMy Father, Station Master @ Jubilee HallJan 28 @ 10:30 amTalk by by John Green. An anecdotal account of John’s father’s career as a railway station master, first in Lincolnshire then at Gordon Hill, Northumberland Park, then re-opening the Southbury Loop in the days when railway stations had signalmen, booking clerks and porters and steam trains were the norm.Feb17Mon8:00 pm Lost Buildings of Enfield @ Jubilee HallLost Buildings of Enfield @ Jubilee HallFeb 17 @ 8:00 pmTalk by Joe Studman. Enfield Palace, Durants Arbour, Burleigh House, Percy House, Enfield Assembly Rooms, Prounces House, Zion and Chase Side Chapels, Gentleman’s Row bothy, Cecil Road farm as well as several 17th and 18th century inns and 20th century cinemas are among the many interesting historic buildings in Enfield... Continue reading →
All forthcoming eventsDec11Wed7:30 pm Edmonton & Eastern Enfield Group... @ All Saints Church HallEdmonton & Eastern Enfield Group... @ All Saints Church HallDec 11 @ 7:30 pmDec14Sat7:30 pm Rowantree Choir Christmas Concert @ Enfield Baptist ChurchRowantree Choir Christmas Concert @ Enfield Baptist ChurchDec 14 @ 7:30 pmGala concert celebrating 60 years of the Rowantree Choir. Featuring Night of Wonder specially written for the Choir which captures the joyful essence of the Christmas story, plus festive carols. Orchestra: The Sylvan Ensemble Conductor: Jonathan Rathbone Tickets £10 adults, under 16s £5. Tickets from ticketsource or by calling 0333... Continue reading →Dec15Sunall-day Discovery Walk: City of LondonDiscovery Walk: City of LondonDec 15 all-dayMeet 10.30 Blackfriars Underground Station (Circle and District Lines). 6 mile circular walk via historic buildings, back-lanes and alleyways with notable sights including Roman remains, Sir Christopher Wren buildings, 16th/17th Century livery companies and River Thames. Many shorter options. Lunch stop near Bunhill Fields (pubs or bring lunch). Walking will... Continue reading →Dec17Tue2:30 pm Afternoon tea with Age UK: Love @ St Peter's Church HallAfternoon tea with Age UK: Love @ St Peter's Church HallDec 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pmEach show bristling with music, laughter, songs & facts. 2.00 for 2.30: St Peter’s Church Hall, Vera Ave, Grange Park, N21 1DN W9 Bus or Grange Park Station. £5 on entry; just turn up. For more information: 020 8375 4118 All money raised goes to Age UK Enfield7:30 pm Rowantree Choir Christmas Concert @ St Thomas ChurchRowantree Choir Christmas Concert @ St Thomas ChurchDec 17 @ 7:30 pmGala concert celebrating 60 years of the Rowantree Choir. Featuring Night of Wonder specially written for the Choir which captures the joyful essence of the Christmas story, plus festive carols. Orchestra: The Sylvan Ensemble Conductor: Jonathan Rathbone Tickets £10 adults, under 16s £5. Tickets from ticketsource or by calling 0333... Continue reading →Dec18Wed8:00 pm Christmas Carols. What are they?... @ Jubilee HallChristmas Carols. What are they?... @ Jubilee HallDec 18 @ 8:00 pmTalk by Philip Norman. An Edmonton Hundred Historical Society meeting. Visitors welcome, £1 each.Dec21Satall-day Walk: Christmas in St AlbansWalk: Christmas in St AlbansDec 21 all-dayMeet 10.35 St Albans City Station. Either by Thameslink trains at 09.51 or 10.06 from St Pancras International Station (platform B), or by 84 bus from Potters Bar Station at 09.28 or 09.43. Note: car parking difficult at/near station. In morning a TES 3½ to 4 mile attractive semi-rural and... Continue reading →Dec28Satall-day Walk: Hampstead HeathWalk: Hampstead HeathDec 28 all-dayMeet 10.30 Lauderdale House café, Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill. The Waterlow Park bus stop outside the café is about 20 mins by 210 bus from Finsbury Park Station (Wells Terrace bus station). About 6½ to 7 mile linear walk across the Heath and environs ending at a point for return... Continue reading →Jan5Sunall-day Walk: Epping ForestWalk: Epping ForestJan 5 all-dayMeet 10.34 Enfield Lock Station (either 10.25 Greater Anglia Hertford East train from Tottenham Hale or by 121 bus). 9 mile moderately paced, undulating, linear walk from the Lea Valley into Epping Forest via High Beach lunch stop (pub, sandwich bar or bring lunch) and Loughton Camp, ending at Chingford... Continue reading →Jan7Tue2:30 pm Afternoon tea with Age UK: Quirk... @ St Peter's Church HallAfternoon tea with Age UK: Quirk... @ St Peter's Church HallJan 7 @ 2:30 pmUnusual headlines, peculiar street signs, cartoons, topical insults, caustic comments, graffiti, singular anecdotes, oddities & more. Each show bristling with music, laughter, songs & facts. £5 on entry; just turn up. For more information: 020 8375 4118 All money raised goes to Age UK Enfield: Registered Charity No 1063696Jan9Thuall-day Discovery Walk: In the footsteps...Discovery Walk: In the footsteps...Jan 9 all-dayMeet 10.45 Embankment Station (Circle, District and Bakerloo Lines). Today’s linear walk highlights locations associated with Dickens during his time in London, with some significantly influencing his writings. Lunch stop near St. Paul’s (bring lunch or food available). Route ends in Borough High Street, but shorter options. Contact on day... Continue reading →Jan14Tue8:00 pm Early Medieval London: From Mark... @ Jubilee HallEarly Medieval London: From Mark... @ Jubilee HallJan 14 @ 8:00 pmTalk by Dr Rory Naismith (King’s College London). An Historical Association meeting. Visitors welcome, £1 each.
Until 19th April 2020, daily 10am — 6pm. Enfield at War 1939–45. Major exhibition by the Museum of Enfield highlighting the Home Front in Enfield during the Second World War. Free admission.
Until 31st December 2019, daily 10am — 6pm. The Day Peace Broke Out. A small exhibition of photos and images from Enfield’s Local Studies and Archives Centre which portrays life and events at the end of World War Two. Free.