Wellbeing Walks


Sunday, 17 July 2022 - Saturday, 3 December 2022

The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens invites you on healthy, brisk walks around Bloomsbury with the expert Camden Guides.* Just turn up on the day for a one hour circular walk.

Free of charge

Spaces limited - allocated on a first come, first served basis. Walks will go ahead in all weathers.

Sessions are run on a volunteer basis by qualified Camden Guides, https://camdenguides.com/

Day Date Time Meet at Walk to See
Mon 18.07.22 1100 Red Lion Square Russell Square Meet the Pope of Russell Square and his Cats
Tue 26.07.22 1100 Marchmont Community Gdn Argyle Square gardens From dust heaps to gardens
Wed 03.08.22  1100 Mecklenburgh Square Woburn Walk To the shops with a Georgian Queen and other ladies
Mon 08.08.22  1430 St George's Gardens Tavistock Square In pursuit of Peace and Friendship
Tue 16.08.22 1200 Tavistock Square Russell Square Votes for Women -  Emmeline Pankhurst
Wed 24.08.22 1230 Russell Square (fountains) Fitzrovia Chapel Discover Fitzrovia's hidden gem
Thur 01.09.22 1400 Bedford Square Brunswick Square Hear the inspiring story of an extraordinary Victorian woman of colour 
Mon 05.09.22 1430 Russell Square (fountains) St Andrews Hear about overflowing burial grounds
Mon 12.09.22 1430 Bloomsbury Square Tavistock Square Hear about the pioneers who improved the wellbeing of children
Thur 22.09.22 1200 Tavistock Square Russell Square Votes for Women - Christobel Pankhurst
Mon 26.09.22 1100 Mecklenburgh Square Cartright Gardens A Foreign Queen and a 'Father of Reform'
Fri 07.10.22 1100 Gordon Square (café) Doughty Mews Learn about Amelia Edwards and the Egypt Exploration Society
Mon 10.10.22 1200 Red Lion Square Ely Place A  Saintly Nun, strawberries and a hidden cherry tree
Tue 18.10.22 1200 Russell Square (fountains) St Giles in the Fields A walk encompassing tragedy and comedy
Mon 24.10.22 1430 Brunswick Square Gordan Square Those fiesty women spies in WW2
Mon 31.10.22 1430 St George's Gardens Tavistock Square Hear about the pioneers who improved the wellbeing of children
Thur 10.11.22 1100 Bedford Square Great James Street Visit the home of the crime fiction writer Dorothy L Sayers
Sat 19.11.22 1200 Queen Square Granville Square Visit two Islington Squares with a surprising ownership
Thu 24.11.22 1400 Bedford Square The Colonade Hear about  the great manure crisis of 1894
Sat  03.12.22  1200 Marchmont Community Gdn Regent's Canal Visit a site of Georgian industry and transport


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