A Monster Smash

This Halloween join the City Adventurers at a comedy murder mystery and raise money for Cancer charities. A Monster Smash A comedy murder mystery for halloween The story so far… In a suburban district of Westfield New Jersey, stands the imposing but somewhat derelict Victorian mansion and funeral home belonging to the De’Bodies family. Popular… More A Monster Smash

The Charterhouse

Since 1348 The Charterhouse has served as a monastery, private mansion, boys school and an almshouse. It is currently closed to the public until further notice to protect the older and more vulnerable people living there. City Adventurers managed to visit The Charterhouse before lockdown. The Charterhouse has links to Sherlock Holmes and to Thackeray.… More The Charterhouse

Ingatestone Hall

“The Hall stands in open countryside, one mile from the village of Ingatestone and substantially retains its original Tudor form and appearance with its mullioned windows, high chimneys, crow-step gables and oak-panelled rooms and is surrounded by ten acres of enclosed gardens comprising extensive lawns, walled garden and stew pond. The Hall remains primarily a private… More Ingatestone Hall

Walthamstow Wetlands

Walthamstow Wetlands is an operational site for Thames Water and a nature reserve open to the public. From the mid-19th century London’s rapidly growing population needed a reliable supply of clean water, so ten reservoirs were created between 1863 and 1904 in Walthamstow. They have provided Londoners with their drinking water ever since. In 2000,… More Walthamstow Wetlands

Nottinghamshire’s cathedral – Southwell Minster

Southwell Nottinghamshire Lord Byron once claimed that “I shall never be so happy again as I was in old Southwell.” Sir John Betjeman reported that “the Georgian elegance of Southwell ensures that few small towns are as unspoilt.” Southwell is situated six miles from Newark-on-Trent. It has many elegant Regency houses but its architectural jewel is… More Nottinghamshire’s cathedral – Southwell Minster