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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

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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)

SCENIC THAMES PATH WALK- KINGSTON to HAMPTON COURT.

Kingston upon Thames

£4.00

Give up the London's city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels, whilst chatting to new people during a rural and Thamespath walk in Surrey. Join us today for a SCENIC SUNDAY AFTERNOON WALK (length approx. 4.5 miles) along the THAMES PATH from KINGSTON-UPON THAMES to HAMPTON COURT. SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES 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 be sure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask) outside the station. Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Hampton Court. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. Look for the Ken's Events Flag outside the station. Please note we are starting at Kingston Upon Thames Station - London fare zone 6. The walk finishes at Hampton Court Station- London fare zone 6 . More info: Please note that there is a £4 organisers contribution,payable in cash at the start, for this walking event for those members and guests not holding the Ken's Events Membership card. Look for Ken with the Ken's Events/Meetup Flag, outside the station. What about the weather? Light rain or occasional showers is not a problem and the walk will proceed. Check back on the morning of the event for an update at 9.30am. All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please 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. 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/) When you arrive at the station look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS'/Meetup Flag/Sign.

SCENIC THAMES PATH WALK- HAMPTON COURT to WALTON.

Hampton Court Railway Station

£4.00

Give up the London's city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels, whilst chatting to new people during a rural and Thamespath walk in Surrey. Stay later after the walk and continue the socialising in a pub near Walton on Thames. Join us today for a SCENIC SUNDAY AFTERNOON WALK (length approx. 6.5 miles) along the THAMES PATH from HAMPTON COURT STATION to WALTON-ON-THAMES. SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES 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 be sure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask) outside the station. Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Walton on Thames. If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. Look for the Ken's Events Flag outside the station. Please note we are going to Hampton Court Station - London fare zone 6. The walk finishes at a pub in Walton -on - Thames - London fare zone 6 . The pub is a good 20 minute walk from the train station providing trains back to central london. However if you do not wish to walk to the station you catch bus numbers 458, 553 or 663 from near the pub to the station. More info: Please note that there is a £4 organisers contribution,payable in cash at the start, for this walking event for those members and guests not holding the Ken's Events Membership card. Look for Ken with the Ken's Events/Meetup Flag, outside the station. What about the weather? Light rain or occasional showers is not a problem and the walk will proceed. Check back on the morning of the event for an update at 11am. All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please 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. 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/) When you arrive at the station look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS'/Meetup Flag/Sign.

GREENWALK- DOLLIS VALLEY (Finchley Central to Totteridge and Whetstone).

Finchley Central Station

£4.00

Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces and surprising surrounding countryside, whilst making new friends in a group walk!! Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels after lockdown. Route: - Finchley Central (Northern Line) to Totteridge and Whetstone. Today we explore a section of the DOLLIS VALLEY GREENWALK along Dollis Brook. It links areas of green public open space along waterways, to provide a pleasant green and quiet walk along the Dollis Brook Green Belt. SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES 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 be sure that when waiting for the start of the walk that you maintain adequate social distancing (or wear a mask) outside the station. Please carry a hand sanitiser and no handshaking. This walking event ends on arrival at Totteridge and Whetstone Station (Northern Line). If you intend to visit a pub after the walk please do so in small groups and maintain the social distancing guidelines as indicated by the venue. START: Todays walk starts at FINCHLEY CENTRAL STATION and we travel north along the Dollis Brook. FINISH: The walk ends close to Totteridge and Whetstone Station and lasts for about 1.75 hours. This walk is about 3.5 miles. When you arrive at the start look for the 'KEN'S EVENTS/MEETUP' Flag/Sign outside the station. GET FIT AGAIN and get out walking again after the lockdown. Visit new parts of London and its surrounds that you would not otherwise have an opportunity to see. RISK WARNING: In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other recognised 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). On occasion wild 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. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water. You need to be moderately fit for this walk. RAIN POLICY - Walking events should always be fun. If the weather is very wet, walking in heavy rain is no fun, therefore we may reschedule this walk. Light rain is not usually a problem. Check this page at 10am on the morning of the walk for the latest weather update. More info: Please note that there is a £4 nominal meetup organisers charge for this event for guests and those who do not hold the Ken's Event Membership Card . 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. If you enjoy weekday and evening walks, then you should join Ken's Weekday and Evenings Walking Group. Click here for more information. KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

PYMMES BROOK GREENWALK- from Oakleigh Park.

Oakleigh Park Railway Station

GROUP WALK: Get out, explore and enjoy London's abundant green spaces and surprising surrounding countryside, whilst making new friends in a group walk!! Give up the city streets for a day and breathe some fresh air. Improve your overall fitness levels, whilst chatting to new people during the walk and socialising afterwards in a pub. Today we explore a section of the PYMMES BROOK GREEN WALK, and several North London Parks. It links areas of public open spaces along the Pymmes Brook in a green chain, across north London. START POINT: Todays walk starts at OAKLEIGH RAILWAY STATION. ROUTE: From the station we travel into Oak Hill Park, which is one of Barnet's premier parks, to join Pymmes Brook. It is a large area of parkland through which the Pymmes Brook flows, and which contains diverse woodland but is mostly grassy fields. A large brick viaduct, with 34 numbered arches,carries the Piccadilly line beyond Arnos Grove tube station towards Southgate through the western end of the park. Also, evidence of the abandoned New River loop can be found within the trees in the north side of Oak Hill Woods dates back to at least the eleventh century, when it was owned by the church. Our walk continues through Brunswick Park, Arnos Park, Broomfield Park. END POINT: We are finishing at a large pub near Palmers Green station. DISTANCE: Fairly flat. Approximately 3.5 miles. RISK WARNING: In these walks we use; pavements, cross busy roads, public parkland, towpaths, other public paths, rights of way, bridlepaths, country lanes and other recognised 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). On occasion wild 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. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and carry a bottle of water. You need to be moderately fit for this walk. Make sure you bring some appropriate shoes as some of the paths may be muddy in places. RAIN POLICY - Walking events should always be fun. If the weather is very wet (light rain is not usually a problem), walking in the rain is no fun, therefore we may reschedule this walk. Check this page at 11am on the morning of the walk for the latest weather update. AFTERDRINKS, FOOD & SOCIALISING: After we finish the walk at around 4.00pm, we are going to head off for some food and drinks at a large pub (Wetherspoons) near to Palmers Green Train Station where the socialising continues. COST of WALK: Free for holders of the KENS EVENTS CARD otherwise there is a £4 organisers contribution for this walking event for those members and guests not holding the Ken's Events Membership card. DISCLAIMER: All Ken's Events are subject to a disclaimer. Please click here (http://www.meetup.com/LONDON-MEETUP-SOCIAL-GROUP-KENS-EVENTS/pages/KEN%27S_EVENTS_DISCLAIMER/) to view disclaimer. WANT TO COME ON ANOTHER WALK: For a list of future walks please see http://www.meetup.com/WALKS-EXPLORING-LONDON-SECRETS/events/ 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/) MORE INFO: Please post no pre-event messages unless you are posting something relevant for the whole group. KEN'S EVENTS also has a Facebook page and Twitter account. See http://www.facebook.com/Kens.events and http://www.twitter.com/KenEvents/

Past events (1,502)

THAMES PATH WALK: MILLENNIUM DOME to CANARY WHARF

ATM - North Greenwich Underground Station

£4.00

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