25 Apr 2019

Overview of my tours by location / subject

Below is an idea of the kind of walks I offer, shown by location and cross-referenced by subject matter. I hope this helps.
My up-coming walks can be found here – if the one you are looking for is not scheduled at the moment please do get in touch.
Also see my "works in progress" – I am always open to new ideas so do get in touch if there is a theme or area/location you think I ought to cover
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LOCATION / AREA

Angel area / Islington South 
Alternative Clerkenwell (not just the usual stuff!)
Creative Islington – make it, paint it, bake it
Ghostsigns, Upper Street
Ghostsigns, Regent's Canal
Green & Pleasant Islington (Hi+Is to Holloway)
Inns & Taverns of Angel Islington
Look At The Estate We're In (philanthropy and social housing)
Waterways, Wharves & Warehouses (CityRdBasin & Regents Canal)
The Only Way Is Essex Road
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Islington North / Holloway, Arsenal, Archway etc
Archway Overview
Art Deco/1920-30s Arsenal & Finsbury Park
Art Deco/1920-30s Holloway
Bygone Brands and Businesses (N19)
The Diary Of A Nobody – Mr Pooter's Holloway
Ghostsigns, Holloway (N7)
Green & Pleasant Islington (Hi+Is to Holloway)
The Irish In Islington (Archway, N19)
Literary Holloway – lyrics, limericks, fantasy & fraud
Oxford Street of the North – Holloway's Victorian Heyday (N7)
Pubs & Taverns of Holloway Rd (over 30 locations, in two parts)
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Camden & Kings Cross area
Camden Art Deco/1920-30s – Cigarettes & Alcohol
KX & The Ladykillers (film locations comparison)
Ghostsigns, Camden (gin, drugs & shopping)
Ghostsigns, Kentish Town
Ghostsigns, King's Cross
Parks, Pubs and Pianos – Caledonian Park to Kentish Town
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Central and East 
Deco in The City – 1920s & 1930s architecture
Covent Garden & Soho ghostsigns – Leather, Limos and Lubrication
Spitalfields & Aldgate Art Deco/1920-30s
Shoreditch & Hoxton Art Deco/1920-30s
The Strand – What a Relief (sculptural/carved highlights)
Walk Like An Egyptian Part 1 – Embankment to Oxford Circus
Walk Like An Egyptian Part 2 – Oxford Circus to Bloomsbury

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SUBJECTS / THEMES

Architecture
Art Deco/1920-30s Camden – Cigarettes & Alcohol
Art Deco/1920-30s City/SquareMile
Art Deco/1920-30s Arsenal to Finsbury Park
Art Deco/1920-30s Holloway
Art Deco/1920-30s Spitalfields & Aldgate
Art Deco/1920-30s Shoreditch & Hoxton
What is Art Deco?
Look At The Estate We're In (philanthropy and social housing in Islington)
KX & The Ladykillers (comparison with 1955 film locations)
Holloway's Victorian Heyday – The Oxford Street of the North
What a Relief – Sculptures of The Strand
Walk Like An Egyptian Parts 1 – Embankment to Oxford Circus
Walk Like An Egyptian Part 2 – Oxford Circus to Bloomsbury
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Arts and Literature
Create it, Paint it, Make it, Bake it – Creative inspiration in Islington
The Diary Of A Nobody – Mr Pooter's Holloway
KX & The Ladykillers (comparison with 1955 film locations)
Literary Holloway – lyrics, limericks, fantasy & fraud
Parks, Pubs and Pianos – Caledonian Park to Kentish Town
Walk Like An Egyptian Part 1 – Embankment to Oxford Circus
Walk Like An Egyptian Part 2 – Oxford Circus to Bloomsbury
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Ghostsigns 
What is a ghostsign?
Camden
Covent Garden & Soho
Holloway N7
Upper Street / Angel Islington
Kentish Town
King's Cross
Regent's Canal (Islington)
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Pubs
Angel Islington Taverns
Holloway Road (over 30 locations, in two parts)
Parks, Pubs and Pianos – Caledonian Park to Kentish Town
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Canals, rivers, nature
Green & Pleasant Islington (Hi+Is to Holloway)
Waterways, Wharves & Warehouses (Regents Canal, Islington)
Boxes, Babies, Beans and Bras (Ghostsigns, Regent's Canal, Islington)
I also do occasional commentary on my friends' canal boat tours.
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Miscellaneous
Archway Overview (Upper Holloway and N19)
Alternative Clerkenwell (avoiding the obvious!)
Creative Islington – create it, paint it, make it, bake it
The Irish In Islington (Archway, N19)
KX & The Ladykillers (comparison with 1955 film locations)
The Only Way Is Essex Road
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