CLERKENWELL & ISLINGTON GUIDES – A DECEMBER WALKS UPDATE

We have two late entries for our list of December walks, so if you would like a break over the Christmas period, the following two walks provide excellent opportunities to get out and explore. WATERWAYS, WHARVES AND WAREHOUSES – A GUIDED WALK Today the tow path is open to all, lined with colourful houseboats, waterside … Read More

An Islington Angel is not just for Christmas

Islington’s most renowned region – its defining district – is the area known as Angel. Celebrated for its shops, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, pubs and cafes, Angel is a great venue for an outing. A particularly enjoyable time to a visit is in the build up to Christmas, although its biggest angel icon adorns the area … Read More

CANONBURY TOWER

One of London’s many delights to visit is Canonbury Tower, a rare surviving part of a grand Tudor domestic house and a pretty eccentric one at that. The building itself is an interesting curiosity and the stories about its inhabitants – real or apocryphal –  can only add to its appeal. A gunfight between Sir … Read More

CLERKENWELL & ISLINGTON GUIDES – WALKS AND EVENTS September 2023

Welcome to the September walks and events newsletter from Clerkenwell & Islington Guides. Applications are now open for our training course, so: Would you like to become a Clerkenwell & Islington Tour Guide? We run an award-winning training course leading to a professional guiding qualification. Apply now to be considered for our next course starting … Read More

Update to Our August Newsletter

Two walks were missed from our August newsletter. These are new walks that discover an important aspect of local history. Walks through Women’s History! The Mary Wollstonecraft Tour Follow in the footsteps of Britain’s best-known feminist! Part of the ‘Walks through Women’s History’ series designed by me –  Johannah  the Poetry Guide –  in partnership … Read More

CLERKENWELL & ISLINGTON GUIDES – WALKS AND EVENTS August 2023

Welcome to the Islington & Clerkenwell Guides, August newsletter, with a comprehensive range of walks and tours to explore in the coming months, starting with: The Regent’s Canal – Islington to Kingsland Road This walk winds along the Regent’s Canal through north/north east London from Islington to Hackney. It is varied, picturesque, passes the route … Read More