Talk by local history speaker and guide Joe Studman. It is said that The Taylors and Walkers had a policy of buying up property and demolishing it as they couldn’t stand to see another mans chimney from Arnos or Grovelands. Was it wanton destruction or the first greenbelt? £3 per... Continue reading →
Talk by David Cufley. This talk gives an idea of working in the brickfields and covers the period from the 1700s to WW1 with an emphasis on the 19th century. It shows how the workforce were organised, their wages and social conditions. The details of local brickfields will be included... Continue reading →
Talk by David Toynbee. David has been sailing the seas for many years in his yacht Kaiku. Today he will share with us time spent in the Adriatic with a voyage from Monfalconi near Trieste and across to Venice. Then through the jewel of the Mediterranean, the 1000 islands of... Continue reading →
Meet 10.10 Watton-at-Stone Station (09.44 train from Enfield Chase). If Nature cooperates, today’s 7 to 8 mile walk will coincide with displays of bluebells that carpet many of the woods in this scenic part of mid-Herts. Note: the morning walk will be circular with lunch stop in Watton and option... Continue reading →
Any Society member is entitled to propose candidates for election to the Management Committee at the AGM. A proposal must be signed by the candidate and by at least ten members supporting the proposal and must be delivered to the Secretary at Jubilee Hall so as to be received not... Continue reading →
Meet 10.15 Theydon Bois Station (Central Line). Either travel with Dave on 08.52 train from Enfield Town or meet him at 09.25 at entrance to platform 1 Liverpool Street mainline station for 09.36 Central Line train towards Epping. About 8 mile linear walk on Forest paths initially climbing the Forest’s... Continue reading →
The Brontes, Mothering Sunday, Cynthia Payne, salmon, Whistler, simnel cake, Cider with Rosie, JS Bach, Pam Ayres, ITMA & more. Each 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... Continue reading →
Meet by 09.35 at entrance to platform 18 Liverpool Street mainline station for 09.43 c2c Shoeburyness train (arrives Benfleet at 10.31). If Crossrail works take place, Stuart will walk group to Fenchurch Street Station to catch 10.02 Shoeburyness train (arrives Benfleet at 10.45) Note: as walk passes Leigh-on Sea and... Continue reading →
Talk by Tony Eagle. Pictures from its steam-powered inception to modern times will be included together with collections from the 1950s to the present day. Audience participation will be invited and there will be a light-hearted quiz.
Talk by Tony Earle. Pictures from its steam-powered inception to modern times will be included together with recollections from the 1950s to the present day. Audience participation will be invited and there will be a light-hearted quiz.