Heart of England
Tour Guide and Tour Manager working in Britain, France, Belgium, Netherlands - specialising in gardens, also arts. What an exciting life! Visiting, with people, some amazing, sometimes quirky gardens, art galleries, houses. Sharing fascinating history, beautiful diverse countryside, thought-provoking art and literature. Bringing these to life with stories of interesting, sometimes eccentric people who created them.
My special passions are Gardens, Art,Countryside and Literature
I am a professional gardener, go to conferences, lectures for new ideas.
Offer tours to meet clients special interests, for half-, one or several days.
Many years experience in tourism, including guiding, organising tours and conference work.
|Gardens & Plant History|
|Art - 19 century onwards|
|Social History. Countryside.|
Particular interest in gardens of today and future, new/changing styles of design/planting.
lifelong interest in the countryside
|Stately Homes & Country Houses|
|Conferences & Incentives||
variety of work for travel/garden shows, incentives,conferences, coporate hospitality, also Meet & Greet, where knowledge of Greek and French useful. Convenient for Birmingham - airport,ICC, NIA, NEC
Literary links - exploring the lives, loves and locations of writers and their books
in the Heart of England,including Cotswolds, Oxford, Warwick, Stratford-on-Avon, Birmingham.
|Art/Paintings & Sculpture||
Art from 19th century onwards, Arts & Crafts Movement, particularly the lives of the artists and their friends.
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