Welcome to The London GuideTribe

 

Hi

 

I'm Philip Nelkon.

 

I am a born and bred Londoner  and a qualified guide. I've lived and worked in London all my life and I still find it fascinating and exciting. It's such a big city and we all have such busy lives that it's easy to miss the history that is all around us. I aim to reveal that hidden history in an informative and entertaining walk.

 

It's a great way to get some exercise, meet new people and learn at the same time. Most of the walks I organise are in the Clerkenwell & Islington area.

 

Next walks:-

 

Islington between the Wars

 

Saturday 1 July 11.30am

 

Meet at Angel Underground Station.

 

Start at the Angel, walk in and around Upper Street and through the ‘hole in the wall’ and be transported back into another era when life was gruelling. Without the NHS, where did the poor go for treatment? Where could they get free milk? What were their shops like? How did you place a bet when betting was illegal? Yes, it was hard, but there were close communities and great fun to be had at the weekend. Local experts Philip Nelkon and Janet Foster guide you around a very different Islington.

 

Cost £10. Book at https://tinyurl.com/y8xyjhc6 or pay on the day.

 

For photos of the walk see the album at www.facebook.com/guidetribe

 

Further Dates for your Diary

 

Sat. 5 August Highbury, time tbc

Click on walks at the top of the page for full details of the walks. You can see albums of the areas covered at www.facebook.com/guidetribe.

 

If you have any questions please email me - philip.nelkon@gmail.com.

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I guide regularly at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium and occasionally at Lords Cricket Ground and St.John's Gate, Clerkenwell.

 

If you are interested in learning more about Scrabble, please go to my other site at www.tripleword.co.uk

 

 

 

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