‘The Language of Colour’ from Platform 19 café, BH2 6BA … Thursday 9th November, both starting at 11am. £6 (over sixties & students £5) Photographs from 20th October and 9th November walks are on the walkingtalks Facebook page.
‘Wonderful Westbourne’ from the Seamoor Road end of Westbourne arcade … Tuesday 7th November,starting at 10.45am … £6 (over sixties & students £5) There’s a photo from this walk on the walkingtalks Facebook page.
Dates for ‘History & Horrors: a Boscombe Journey’, a Boscombe centre walk relating to Mary Shelley and other literary figures, will be announced soon.
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Photos of previous walks and Show & Tell are on the Walkingtalks Facebook page …
Look out for details of Christmas-themed walks in December
For all walks group bookings on alternative dates can be arranged. Hattie is also available for talks and illustrated talks.
Westbourne is an area packed with interest. Whether you are a resident or visitor you are sure to enjoy this guided walk with Hattie Miles that will show you some of the area’s hidden secrets and tell you about famous people connected to it. You will find out about writers, actors, pop stars, scientists, a prime minister and much more.
Tuesdays 24th October and 7th November, both starting at 10.45am. We meet at the Seamoor Road end of Westbourne arcade, BH4 9AY.
Price £6 (over sixties & students £5). The walk is approximately one-and-three-quarter hours.
For more information see: walkingtalks.wordpress.com or contact Hattie Miles on email@example.com (group bookings on alternative days can be arranged)
Before and after the walk there are various restaurants, pubs and cafes nearby. If you fancy fish and chips afterwards Chez Fred will be open for eat in or take-away.
Be prepared: This is a gentle, mainly flat walk, but I would recommend wearing comfortable shoes and dressing appropriately for the weather. There is plenty of free on-street parking close to Westbourne and also pay car parks. The bus services to Westbourne are generally good. Public loos in Westbourne are situated in the main car park on Millburn Road – we do NOT walk past them!
Walkingtalkers at the site of Robert Louis Stevenson’s house in Westbourne.
Join Hattie Miles for a guided walk to celebrate Autumn – enjoy the colours of the season as we walk through Bournemouth’s beautiful Central Gardens. Hear a few appropriate readings and discover how the English language has embraced descriptions of our country’s multitude of hues. You will also find out about some of Bournemouth’s collection of unusual trees, learn a little about the area’s history and famous residents.
Friday 20th October and Thursday 9th November, both starting at 11.00am.