Our Walks

Walks by Clerkenwell and Islington Guides

Want to become a tour guide?   The Clerkenwell & Islington Guiding course starting in January 2019 at the University of Westminster now is open for applications. It’s a great way of learning about Clerkenwell & Islington. For more information click here.

Click on any of the walk below to learn more and book tickets for the event:

june

16jun11:0012:30Ghostsigns of Holloway - hand-painted history on the walls of N711:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jane Parker

16jun16:0017:30Showmen, strength and speed – the Angel's ancient Inns16:00 - 17:30 Guide: Jane Parker

17jun18:0019:30Coming to London: Refugee Stories from IslingtonDiscover the stories of refugees to Islington from the 17th - 21st Centuries18:00 - 19:30 Guide: Susan Hahn

18jun10:3011:30Tour of Union Chapel10:30 - 11:30 Guide: An Islington Guided Walks Guide

19jun16:0017:30The Only Way is Essex Road16:00 - 17:30 Guide: Jane Parker

20jun18:3020:00The Oxford Street Of The North - Holloway's Victorian Heyday18:30 - 20:00 Guide: Jane Parker

22jun11:0012:30The Diary of a Nobody - Mr Pooter's Victorian Holloway11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jane Parker

22jun16:0018:00Waterways, Wharves and Windmills16:00 - 18:00 Guide: Jane Parker

24jun11:0012:30Art Deco Arsenal - architectural statements of the 1930s11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jane Parker

24jun14:3016:00Art Deco Holloway - architectural delights of the 1930s14:30 - 16:00 Guide: Jane Parker

26jun11:0012:30Canonbury Tower Tour11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Joanna Moncrieff

26jun18:3020:00Ghostsigns of Islington – the writing's on the wall18:30 - 20:00 Guide: Jane Parker

29jun11:0012:30Islington's Pride - A guided walk through the LGBT history of Kings CrossDiscover the LGBT history of Kings Cross11:00 - 12:30 Guide: An Islington Guided Walks Guide

30jun15:0016:301930s Art Deco architecture in Finsbury and Shoreditch15:00 - 16:30 Guide: Jane Parker

july

01jul18:3020:00Look At The Estate We're In – philanthropy and social housing18:30 - 20:00 Guide: Jane Parker

06jul11:0012:30A Clerkenwell Literary Trail (Islington Literary Road Map - South)Discover Clerkenwell's literary connections11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jen Pedler

06jul11:0012:30Islington's Pride - A guided walk through Holloway's LGBT HistoryDiscover Holloway's LGBT history11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jiff Bayliss

07jul11:0012:30Green and Pleasant Islington11:00 - 12:30

08jul14:0015:30Funny Islington14:00 - 15:30 Guide: George Baddeley

08jul18:3020:00Boxes, Babies, Beans and Bras18:30 - 20:00 Guide: Jane Parker

11jul11:0012:30The Only Way is Essex Road11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jane Parker

11jul18:3020:30Waterways, Wharves and Windmills18:30 - 20:30 Guide: Jane Parker

12jul14:0015:30Canonbury Tower Tour14:00 - 15:30 Guide: Oonagh Gay

13jul11:0012:30Islington's Pride - A guided walk through Holloway's LGBT HistoryDiscover Holloway's LGBT history11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Jiff Bayliss

20jul11:0012:30Islington's Pride - A guided walk through Holloway's LGBT HistoryDiscover Holloway's LGBT history11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Karen Lansdown

24jul11:0012:30Canonbury Tower Tour11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Mary Bond

28jul11:0012:30Islington's Pride - A guided walk through Holloway's LGBT HistoryDiscover Holloway's LGBT history11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Karen Lansdown

30jul10:3012:30Waterways, Wharves and Windmills10:30 - 12:30 Guide: Jane Parker

august

03aug11:0012:30Islington's Pride - A guided walk through Clerkenwell's LGBT historyDiscover Clerkenwell's LGBT history11:00 - 12:30 Guide: An Islington Guided Walks Guide

 

Discover the secrets of Clerkenwell and Islington  on guided walking tours  led by one of the Mayor of Islington’s official guides.

CIGA Guides also do tours of three amazing buildings in our area.  Charterhouse, The Museum of the Order of St John and Canonbury Tower.

If you would like to hear about future walks, then please leave your details here.

Please note – when you book or attend these walks you are making a contract with the individual guide and not the Clerkenwell & Islington Guiding Association.  Please contact the individual guide if you want to know more about the walk.

You can also arrange special or customised walks in the Borough of Islington covering any area or theme.  These are ideal for family celebrations,  or business team building or social events.   For further information or if you want to give any feedback on Clerkenwell and Islington guides, please contact us by email at info@ciga.org.uk

(c) Clerkenwell and Islington Guides’ Association, 2018

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