Talk by Anne Johnson and John Wallington. Experience the Spanish Colonial influence and the Majan Heritage through views of local culture and archaelogical sites in the Guatemala and Yucatan peninsula of Mexico.
Talk by Frank Bayford. Frank was Pharmacist at Chase Farm Hospital before retiring. This talk will carry on from part 1, (the Schools), relating how Chase Farm became a hospital during the war years, and its time as a busy General Hospital afterwards. Frank will talk about the hospital in... Continue reading →
Note: this is a change to the walk printed in Newsletter 214 (Summer 2019). The change has been made necessary due to closure of Great Northern lines out of Kings Cross/Moorgate. Replacement walk is: Chilterns. Meet 10.25 Chorleywood Station. Either 09.26 Metropolitan Line train from King’s Cross St Pancras, or... Continue reading →
Meet 10.42 Hampton Court Station (10.06 South Western Railway Hampton Court train from Waterloo mainline station or at 10.10 from Vauxhall. Check for engineering works). About 6½ mile circular walk via River Thames, Hampton Court Parkland and Bushy Park. Lunch stop in Kingston with option to finish. Bring lunch or... Continue reading →
For tea/coffee suggest meet 10.00 onwards in any of the Winchmore Hill Green cafes. If not, be at Winchmore Hill Station by 11.00. About 2 mile gentle paced linear walk through Grovelands Park with comments on the landscape and geology. Contact on day of walk only: 07984 813 636. Leader:... Continue reading →
Walk led by Ray Tuthill, President of the Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF) Apprentices Association, and Patrick Grey, Heritage Manager of the RSAF Trust. A tour of the site with access to areas not normally open to the public. Ticket-only event for members of the Enfield Society only. To request... Continue reading →
Meet 10.22 St Margaret’s Station (09.55 Greater Anglia Hertford East train from Tottenham Hale, also stops at 10.02 Brimsdown, 10.05 Enfield Lock and 10 10 Cheshunt). Note: No London Overground trains on Enfield Town/Southbury Loop lines until later. Replacement buses from Southbury Station at 09.03 and 09.33 scheduled to arrive... Continue reading →
Meet 10.30 Walthamstow Central Station (near Victoria Line foyer). After a walk of about 1 mile the group will reach the gallery in Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, for an opportunity to view exhibits and use the tea room. Then on to the Wetlands visitor centre for a lunch break.... Continue reading →
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.