Charity Weekend – Reading, Revels & Royalty

Clerkenwell and Islington Guides are marking the Queen’s official birthday with a weekend of walks across the Borough.     Walks take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday  10th – 12th June from Angel, Farringdon, Highbury, Old Street and Upper Holloway   Each walk costs are £10 and proceeds will go to The Reading Agency, the Islington-based … Read More

Angel Canal Festival, Sunday 6 September

Clerkenwell and Islington Guides will have a stall at this year’s Angel Canal Festival, as well as providing commentary on the free canal boat trips around the basin. Starts at 11am and finishes at 5pm. Come and say hello! This annual one-day festival is based around the City Road Lock, Basin and towpath alongside the … Read More

Local London Guiding Day, Saturday 10 October 2015

Make a note in your diary to join Local London Guides for a day of free walks in 5 areas of London – here in Islington, the City, Westminster, Greenwich, and, new this year, Camden. This year’s Local London Guiding Day theme is Women through Time – looking for the famous, infamous and forgotten women … Read More

Would you like to train as a Local London tour guide?

Are you fascinated by Islington’s history and heritage? And do you think you can pass your knowledge and enthusiasm onto friends, family, visitors or workmates? Then you should sign up for the award-winning Clerkenwell and Islington Tour Guiding course which begins again in October. The course comprises lectures, presentations and visits based on Islington’s areas … Read More

The Mayor’s Charity Walk 2014

Clerkenwell and Islington guides will lead a Charity Walk for the Mayor of Islington on Saturday 26th April, starting at 11:00 outside Islington Town Hall and ending at the Freighliners Farm.   No booking required – just turn up. Donations (£5 suggested per person, more welcome!) will be collected on the day. The walk is … Read More

All change – our walks in 2014

All change for 2014! Please note that from 1st January we will be running just one weekly walk on Saturday mornings at 11am. The themes will rotate throughout the month starting with a walk in Clerkenwell on the first Saturday of the month, followed by Smithfield, Angel and Canonbury. In months with five Saturdays, the … Read More

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