Alex Hetherington

Alex Hetherington

Profile updated 12/02/18

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

07876 282225

Email:

alex.hetherington10@ntlworld.com

Introduction:

"A brilliant day, a cracking tour... very chuffed." James H, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, December 2017

"It was one of the best walking tours I have ever been on, really enjoyable and informative." Judy, St Pancras: generation, exhumation and regeneration tour, April 2017

​"Tour guide extraordinaire. Witty, wise and wonderful." Shirley, City of London walking tour, June 2016

"Amazing how much you know and how you interweave all the various strands into a seamless tapestry." Mary, Bloomsbury walking tour, June 2016

"It was truly a brilliant tour and I really enjoyed it very much."  Stephanie, City of London walking tour, August 2016

Alex is an experienced guide. He leads groups around Britain and to Europe. First and foremost Alex is a Londoner. He grew up in the capital. He knows London and he loves it. Alex wants to share his sense of excitement with you.

Personal Interests:

Military history: controversial figures and campaigns from world wars one and two. Haig, Trenchard, Harris, Churchill all deserve the microscope.
Children's and family tours
Bespoke tours
Royal family
Film Locations: Bond, Sherlock, Poppins, Fast & Furious
Art & Architecture

Special Interests:

Castles & Palaces

Buildings have stories to tell. Blood-curdling, eye-popping stories. Alex will be your interpreter.
The Tower of London
Kensington Palace
Buckingham Palace
Windsor Castle

London Areas in Depth

Royal Greenwich; Ceremony and the City; Saucy Southwark; Shakespeare and shopping; Westminster, Literary Bloomsbury, Shakespeare's London.

Churches & Cathedrals

Many of the most inspiring, astonishingly beautiful places and spaces were built on faith: mighty abbeys, tiny vibrant churches and shells that are the shadows of communities lost.

Education

Alex's experiences as creative arts educator, secondary school teacher and museums' informal learning officer are gifts for you to draw upon.

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Alex is a story teller. The ghosts of Arbella Stuart and the 'She-Wolf of France' will be conjured in your mind's eye. Harry Potter and Sherlock Holmes will dash down streets ahead of you. The bitter cries of outcast London will echo in your ears.

Military

Alex is a battlefields guide in France and Belgium and an educator with the Holocaust Educational Trust. He brings his knowledge and experience to walks and museum visits across the capital.

Walking Tours

Film Locations:
James Bond 007
Fast & Furious
Harry Potter
Mary Poppins

Art/Paintings & Sculpture
Industrial Heritage
Museums

Science Museum
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Imperial War Museum
Duxford
HMS Belfast
Churchill War Rooms
Tower of London

Driver Guide:

No