2021 Heritage Walks Programme

 Heritage Walks 
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Monday, 28 June 2021

Time:

09:30
Walk Leader:
Tina Gwynne-Evans
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Ticket £10
Head & Heart: Philanthropy in the City

Meet by Cafe Nero, Exit 2 from St Paul's Underground Station EC1M 8AD

Blue badge guide Tina Gwynne-Evans will lead this tour through the City of London exploring the deep and lasting contributions philanthropists have made and their impact on a wide range of social issues, from education, prison reform, health and housing to the arts.

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Monday, 28 June 2021

Time:

13:00
Walk Leaders:
Lauren Marsh, Simon Henderson
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Ticket £10
Keeping Your Garden (Suburb) Green

Meet in the car park, St Jude's Church NW11 7AH

Simon Henderson, Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust Chief Executive, and Lauren March, Assistant Estate Manager, will explore the Trust-managed green environment of the Suburb, as an essential and irreplaceable component of this unique place. They will bring fresh perspectives to public spaces such as Central Square, as well as visiting the hidden green corners of the Suburb, its twitters and allotments.

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Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Time:

13:00
Walk Leader:
James Phillips
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Ticket £10
The Suburb's Architects

Meet in the car park, St Jude's Church, NW11 7AH

Described by Pevsner as "most nearly perfect", Hampstead Garden Suburb owes much to the architects who planned its layout and housing. James Phillips, Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust Assistant Architectural Adviser, will look at some different architectural approaches to housing on the Suburb before and after WW1, in particular blocks of flats and the new ways of living that these offered.

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Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Time:

09:30
Walk Leader:
Kate Webster
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Ticket £10
Suffragette Suburb?

Meet on Central Square, opposite the main entrance to The Henrietta Barnett School, NW11 7BN

The peak of the "Votes for Women" campaign coincided with the Suburb's earliest days and there were residents of all shades of opinion. Kate Webster, Heritage Walks Coordinator, uncovers suffragists and suffragettes, as well as talked of imprisonment, arson and more, featuring feisty women of the Suburb.

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Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Time:

09:30
Walk Leader:
Tamara Rabin
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Ticket £10
Kenwood - Repton and Landscapes

Meet in the car park at Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, NW3 7JR

A gentle walk led by Tamara Rabin, English Heritage volunteer guide, who is passionate about Kenwood. We will examine Humphrey Repton's influence on the acclaimed landscape, as well as looking at some of the paintings inside the house.

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Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Time:

13:00
Walk Leader:
Paul Capewell
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Ticket £10
The Suburb in Wartime

Meet on Willifield Green, opposite Fellowship House, NW11 6YD

The Suburb was inevitably affected by the events of both World Wars. Paul Capewell, the Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust's Information & Communications Assistant, will lead a tour of the Artisans' Quarter talking about the impact of the war.

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Thursday, 1 July 2021

Time:

09:30
Walk Leader:
Kate Webster
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Ticket £10
The Barnetts in Whitechapel

Meet at Aldgate East Underground Station (Toynbee Hall exit), E1 7PU

Prior to founding Hampstead Garden Suburb, Henrietta Barnett and husband Canon Samuel Barnett were active in one of London's most impoverished areas. Kate Webster, Heritage Walks Coordinator, explores the Barnetts' work in the East End from the 1880s, including visits to Toynbee Hall and Whitechapel Art Gallery.

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Thursday, 1 July 2021

Time:

13:00
Walk Leader:
Lester Hillman
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Ticket £10
Stand Up in the Suburb 'It's comedy yes, but a bit funny'

Meet in the car park, St Jude's Church, NW11 7AH

Led by accredited guide and lecturer Lester Hillman, we will uncover comedy's historic links in the Suburb. The walk features colourful characters from Joseph Grimaldi to giants from living memory, and ranges across a wealth of media - music, film, radio, TV, drama, events, landscape, cartoons and literature.

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Friday, 2 July 2021

Time:

09:30
Walk Leader:
Ian Fagelson
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Ticket £10
Shakespeare's London

Meet at Exit 1 St Paul's Tube Station, Cheapside, EC1A 4EN

Join acclaimed City of London and Westminster guide, Ian Fagelson (ranked #1 London tour guide on TripAdvisor) on a journey back to "Shakespeare's London". Ian will lead us through the streets of the city, tracing Shakespeare's rise from obscurity to superstar, visiting places where he lived and worked, whilst sharing stories of his life and times.

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Friday, 2 July 2021

Time:

13:00
Walk Leader:
Thomas Radice
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Ticket £10
The Heath Extension and its Western Edge

Meet in the car park, St Jude's Church, NW11 7AH

Thomas Radice, Heath and Hampstead Society Trustee, will explore the importance of the Heath Extension to Raymond Unwin's master plan for the Suburb. As well as the Heath Extension, we will see architectural gems by Lutyens, Parker & Unwin, Baillie Scott and others.

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Saturday, 3 July 2021

Time:

09:30
Walk Leader:
Marilyn Greene
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Ticket £10
The Alleys and Lanes of Hampstead

Meet at Heath Street, Hampstead in courtyard outside Wagamama, NW3 1EN

Marilyn Greene, professional guide and former curator of Hampstead Museum will lead us through the attractive and intricate network of alleys and lanes in the heart of old Hampstead and discover how the village developed from a fashionable spa in the 18th century to a thriving village with social amenities in the 19th century.

Please note this walk involves steep roads and steps. 

AT A GLANCE
Head & Heart: Philanthropy in the City
28/06/2021
2021
21HeadHeart
Keeping Your Garden (Suburb) Green
28/06/2021
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21GardenGreen
The Suburb's Architects
29/06/2021
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21Architect
Suffragette Suburb?
30/06/2021
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21Suffragette
Kenwood - Repton and Landscapes
30/06/2021
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21Kenwood
The Suburb in Wartime
30/06/2021
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21Wartime
The Barnetts in Whitechapel
01/07/2021
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21Whitechapel
Stand Up in the Suburb 'It's comedy yes, but a bit funny'
01/07/2021
2021
21StandUpWalk
Shakespeare's London
02/07/2021
2021
21Shakespeare
The Heath Extension and its Western Edge
02/07/2021
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21HeathExtension
The Alleys and Lanes of Hampstead
03/07/2021
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