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LONDON DISCOVERY WALKS, Talks & Events!

A place to explore London’s localities – its urban villages – as defined by their:

CULTURE, HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE AND PUBLIC SPACES.

We explore the past, asking how each neighbourhood has come to acquire its unique character in the present day, and look towards the future, asking what is the changing face of London.

Your qualified London Tour Guides and Event Organizers are:

ROBERT

Draws on his experience working as an Architect and being a passionate explorer of London to create a series of guided walks that combine's London's built environment with its large expanse of open spaces. Creating a sense of place while promoting London as a future National Park City.

DENISE

An Events Facilitator and budding London socialite.

Each walk and event promises to surprise, inform and entertain you. We look forward to meeting you at our upcoming tours and events.

Upcoming events (3)

Friday @ Four: come to my guide led Spooky City Trail + Drinks & Eats Social!

Chancery Lane Underground Station

£4.00

As October is known as the month of the dead - let's get ready for Halloween with my spooky city trail 👻

On the walk we will embrace the spooky side of the Square Mile and discover the City's most gruesome and ghoulish sites...

We start in the Fleet Street area and progress towards Fenchurch Street Station. I will lead you on a tour where you'll here tales of human meat pies - taste a big like pork they say...! Might put you off going to the barbers for a bit though. There's another side to St. Paul's Cathedral too. Not forgetting "The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street" Then there's the train stations, one a plague pit the other a murderous tale...

Afterwards, we will seek out an open air Pub for a Social Chit-Chat & Drinks (optional).

Whilst we are out in the open air - we still have to be Covid Aware!
Please bring hand sanitiser. Do wear a face mask if you cannot socially distance (1 Metre apart). FYI - I have had both jabs!

The Meetup fee is £4.00 and payable on the day.

Please keep an eye out for the Meetup sign. If you do not see us please call/text me on:[masked] – text is best! - Psssst! Don't forget to say your name in the message.

However, before sending any message please check the site in case I have added an update.

Hope to see lots of you there :)

As usual there will be others coming along from my other Meetup family ;)

Night before Halloweeeeen! - Let's get scared on my Guided Ghost Walk! 👻💀🎃

St Paul's Underground Station

£7.00

This is a fright night for Halloweeeeeeeen!!! Where I will take you on a thrilling walk through one of the oldest parts of London, we'll creep down its sleepy alleyways, where you'll hear true gory stories of murder, body snatching and ghoulish ghostly tales!

I am a qualified London Tour Guide and will tell you blood curdling stories of cannibalism, infanticide and the ghost that was not! Intrigued - do you dare to come along? There's a surprising tale from the cells too...

This event is a great opportunity to get together with your Meetup mates and socialise at a haunted pub, with a hidden past that I am going to reveal...

Feel free to get into the 'spirit' ;) of things & dress up as spooky as you can! I may arrive as a witch!!!

The fee for the walk is £7.00 payable on the day. However, there's an Early-bird price of £5.00 - just message me and I will send you the link to pay.

We are meeting at St. Paul's tube station by exit 2. Please keep an eye out for the Meetup sign. If you do not see us please call/text me on:[masked] – text is best! - psssst! Don't forget to say your name in the message.

Hope to see lots of you there :)

NB. As usual there will be others coming along from my other Meetup family ;)

A Mystery Trail for Halloween: The Haunts of Dick Whittington + Drinks Social!

We have done these mystery trails before in different parts of the metropolis - today it's time to get your thinking caps on once more, this time to find a mystery code...

Today's task is to unlock the Doors to City Hall! Deciding he'd like his old job back, the ghost of Richard Whittington awoke to cause mischief. Dick imposed a ghostly curse on the doors of City Hall, locking them to prevent the Mayor of London from entering. But, now he's heard that Sadiq Kahn is moving to the Royal Docks, and he's worried his prank has scared him away for good! Missing the fun of peeking in on the goings-on in the life of a modern Mayor of London, Dick is desperate to unlock the doors and let Sadiq back in... but he can't remember the code! The lonely ghost needs help from TOP agents who can help him solve the Clues scattered around the area and crack the code. Be warned; Dick has made a few ghostly enemies while floating around London, and many of them are eager for some peace and quiet once the Mayor of London moves. They may try to thwart your mission, so stay alert!

You and your team will race against the clock, and compete (in a friendly way) against your Meetup rivals to break the code! With the clues on the sheet one by one at each location you'll find more information to reveal the code! Oh - there's small prizes for the winning team too :)))
This mystery trail passes many iconic London places, so you may want to bring your camera too! But don't hang around too long...

I will meet you outside Bank Station (Mansion House exit) - you will then be formed into small groups of around 5-6 people. I will provide each team with a (sanitised) clip board - pen & clue sheet. One team nominated person will take charge. The 1.5 -mile Trail takes 1.5 - 2 hours to complete and finishes near London Bridge Station.

Whilst we are out in the open air - we still have to be Covid Aware!
Please bring hand sanitiser. Do wear a face mask if you cannot socially distance (1 Metre apart). FYI - I have had both jabs!

Afterwards, we'll head to a local pub (venue TBC - I will try to seek out something open air) for a drinks & eats social (optional) on the day.

As we will be walking do wear suitable footwear.
The Meetup fee for the trail is £5.00 – which is payable on the day.
Please keep an eye out for the Meetup sign. If you do not see us please call/text me on:[masked] – text is best! - psssst! Don't forget to say your name in the message.

However, before sending any message please check the site in case I have added an update.

Hope to see lots of you there :)

NB. As usual there will be others coming along from my other Meetup family ;)

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