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COVID 19 - SOCIAL DISTANCING and mitigation factors apply to all walks.

SOCIAL EVENTS and WALKS IN LONDON.

All of our social events are in London venues.

All of our walks end in a bar or restaurant booked for our group.

Do you like to BREATHE FRESH AIR? Do you want to IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS LEVELS? Do you like GREEN WALKS in the COUNTRYSIDE? Do you prefer walks in PARKS by LAKES, CANALS, RIVERS, rather than through busy city streets?

Do you want to see new SECRET PLACES in London, places that you might not otherwise have reason to visit?

Do you like to SOCIALISE in a PUB or RESTAURANT after every walk?

If you answered YES to any of the above then this group is the right one for you.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN KEN'S EVENTS, a friendly meetup group (Over 21,000 Members) mainly featuring WALKS in all the green parts of London (in places you have probably never heard of) and surrounding countryside that always end with a PUB SOCIAL!! Change your social life (and health) dramatically for the better!!

YOU CAN JOIN KEN'S EVENTS FOR FREE and just pay a contribution for each event attended!!!

THERE IS NO JOINING FEE. INSTEAD FROM JANUARY 2019 THERE WILL BE A COLLECTION OF A NOMINAL £4 CONTRIBUTION FOR EACH WALKING EVENT ATTENDED (known as the 'pay as you go' option) OR YOU CAN PURCHASE A KEN'S EVENTS CARD (only £15 for a full 12 months validity from date of purchase, (known as the 'season ticket' and equivalent to only £1.25 pence per month), thus allowing you to save loads of money if you come to more than 3 walks a year!

If weekday and evening walks are your thing, then you should also join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information.

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JOIN KEN'S EVENTS AND SEE LONDON!!

You can buy a 'Kens Events' card online through Paypal or by cash at most events. Please note that although Paypal is used for on-line payment, you do not need a Paypal account, just a credit or debit card. Click on this link to get a Card. https://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/dues/ Now just bring your e-mail receipt to your next event and you will be given the Card in exchange.

You can also follow Ken's Events on Facebook at

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and on Twitter

http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

Also Click Here for more information including the Ken's Events disclaimer. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-EVENTS-EXPLORE-LONDON-SECRETS/pages/14591782/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER)

Upcoming events (5)

RIVER PINN WALK from Ickenham to Ruislip Manor

Ickenham Station Car Park

£4.00

Get fit after lockdown! Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces and surprising surrounding countryside. Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air and improve your overall fitness levels. Come and join us for a delightful walk along another stretch of the Celandine Trail and River Pinn from Ickenham to Ruislip Manor. Travel to Ickenham (Zone 6) on the London Underground (Metropolitan Line). Meet up outside Ickenham Station at 12.00 noon. Look for Ken with the Meetup/Ken's Event Flag. The walk finishes at Ruislip Manor Station (Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines). SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also ensure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate 2 metre social distancing (or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at the Ruislip Manor Station. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. Length of walk 6 km - approx. 2 hours at a steady pace. RAIN POLICY: What about the weather? Walking events should always be fun - If the weather is very wet, walking in heavy rain is not enjoyable, therefore we may postpone the walk. Light rain or occasional showers is not a problem. Check back on the morning of the event for an update at 10.00am. Members can bring guests but please note that there is a £4 meetup organiser contribution for each guest attending, and for members who do not hold the Ken's Events membership card payable on the day. Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/) When you arrive at the start look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign. All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click on 'Pages' button above or click here (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer. RISK WARNING:Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself. As availability of toilets cannot be guaranteed en route, please ensure you arrive in good time in order to use facilities before the start. Unfortunately no dogs and children (under the age of 18) are permitted on these walks. More info: If you enjoy weekday and evening walks, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-WEEKDAY-EVENING-WALKS/) KEN'S EVENTS (http://www.kensevents.co.uk/) also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

RUISLIP WOODS WALK to SECRET BEACH

Ruislip Manor Station

£4.00

Get fit after lockdown! Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces and surprising surrounding countryside. Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air and improve your overall fitness levels. Come and join us for a delightful walk through Ruislip Woods and onto the beach (Ruislip Lido/Swimming Lake.) Travel to Ruislip Manor (Zone 6) on the London Underground (Piccadilly and Metropolitan Lines). Meet up outside Ruislip Manor Railway Station at 2.30pm. Look for Ken with the Meetup/Ken's Event Flag. The walk finishes at 'The Waters Edge' pub/restaurant at the Ruislip Lido where the socialising can continue before heading back to central London. A short bus ride (bus stop immediately outside 'The Waters Edge' - bus number H13) will take you back to Ruislip and Ruislip Manor Stations. The Waters Edge offers good food including a carvery at a very reasonable price of approx. £7.50. SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also ensure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at the Ruislip Lido. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. Length of walk 6 km - approx. 2 hours at a leisurely pace. Picture of Ruislip Lido Beach By Chris Playll, CC BY-SA 2.0, RAIN POLICY: What about the weather? Walking events should always be fun - If the weather is very wet, walking in heavy rain is not enjoyable, therefore we may postpone the walk. Light rain or occasional showers is not a problem. Check back on the morning of the event for an update at 10.00am. Members can bring guests but please note that there is a £4 meetup organiser contribution for each guest attending, and for members who do not hold the Ken's Events membership card payable on the day. Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/) When you arrive at the start look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign. All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click on 'Pages' button above or click here (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer. RISK WARNING:Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself. As availability of toilets cannot be guaranteed en route, please ensure you arrive in good time in order to use facilities before the start. Unfortunately no dogs and children (under the age of 18) are permitted on these walks. More info: If you enjoy weekday and evening walks, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. (https://www.meetup.com/KENS-WEEKDAY-EVENING-WALKS/) KEN'S EVENTS (http://www.kensevents.co.uk/) also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

CANNIZARO PARK and WIMBLEDON COMMON WALK

Wimbledon

£4.00

Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces. Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels after lockdown! Route: Starts and finishes at Wimbledon Station. From Wimbledon Station up into Wimbledon Common, then into Cannizaro Park, then through Wimbledon Village and back down the hill into Wimbledon Town Centre. SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes, at least 5 metres apart (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also ensure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing of 2 metres (and/or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Wimbledon Station. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. Please note that the walk will be continuous with no stops (in order to maintain social distancing) and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk. Please note that there is a £4 nominal fee for the walking event for those not holding the Ken's Events Membership card. This walk is about 3.5 miles and will finish at Wimbledon Station, with the option of a further 1 mile walk to Morden Station. Trains to Clapham Junction and London Waterloo are available from Wimbledon Station. Or you can catch the District Line back to Central London. RAIN POLICY: Walking events should always be fun. - Light rain, or showers is not usually a problem. However If the weather is persistently very wet, we may postpone or cancel this event. Please check on the morning of the walk by 10am. All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click on 'Pages' button above or click here (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer. RISK WARNING:Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself. Unfortunately no dogs and children (under the age of 18) are permitted on these walks. Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/) Wimbledon is in Travel Zone 4. When you arrive at the station look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign. KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

Follow the RIVER WANDLE TRAIL

Morden Station

£4.00

Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces. Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels after lockdown! Follow the RIVER WANDLE TRAIL from MORDEN to PUTNEY. Route: Starts at Morden Station (Northern Line). From Morden Station we pass through the scenic Morden Hall Park where we pick up the River Wandle and follow its trail through several more South London Parks up until the point where the River Wandle meets the River Thames. Our walk then continues along the Thamespath until we reach Putney where the walk will end. SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND COVID MITIGATION FACTORS APPLY. The walk will be adequately spaced out in small groups of twos and threes, at least 5 metres apart (no bunching of more than 6 persons permitted); please also ensure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing of 2 metres (and/or wear a mask). Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Putney. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small self contained groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. Please note that the walk will be continuous with no stops (in order to maintain social distancing) and it is your responsibilty to keep walkers ahead in view and to follow the direction of the walk. Please note that there is a £4 nominal fee for the walking event for those not holding the Ken's Events Membership card. This walk is about 5 miles and will finish a short distance from Putney Stations. District line trains are available from Putney Bridge Station to Central London. Trains to Clapham Junction and London Waterloo are available from Putney Rail Station. RAIN POLICY: Walking events should always be fun. - Light rain, or showers is not usually a problem. However If the weather is persistently very wet, we may postpone or cancel this event. Please check on the morning of the walk by 10am. All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click on 'Pages' button above or click here (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer. RISK WARNING:Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water and necessary medication. You need to be moderately fit for this walk and be able to walk for four miles without a break. In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths alongside water, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other established paths and tracks through woodland, bush and countryside. Please only wear good sturdy shoes, preferably walking boots and take care as surfaces may be uneven, tree roots may protrude, there may be low overhanging branches and some paths are also used by joggers and cyclists and sometimes cars (country lanes). Some tracks may be muddy and slippery. On occasion wild,domestic and farm animals may also encountered. If you require insurance for these walks then you must arrange this yourself. Unfortunately no dogs and children (under the age of 18) are permitted on these walks. Plan your journey, with TFL's Journey Planner (http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/) Morden Station is in Travel Zone 4. When you arrive at the station look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS' Flag/Sign. KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

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