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Barry Walsh

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020-8876-6358, 07917105166

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I have 12 years experience as a Central London based guide. I am also a practising doctor working in Public Health England. I do walking tours of Medical and scientific London . In addition I have have a passion for Art History and take groups around the National Gallery Tate Modern, and all major galleries and museums of London At the British Museum I do regular highlights tours but also specialise in the lesser known Galleries such as Islamic, Enlightenment, Living and Dying. Increasingly I do the Japanese , Chinese (inlc the Percival David collection) Waddesdon, Anglo Saxon (Sutton Hoo, Bible tours inlc (Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Persian) galleries

Personal Interests:

Art/ Painting
Medicine & Science
Asian & Islamic Art

Special Interests:

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Tours of all London major Galleries, British Museum, National gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Wallace Colletion, Coourtauld Institute, Tate Briotain, Tate Modern. Lectuires on British Art Painting and British Sculpture


Comprehensive range of 10 seperate walking tours of Medical London , Old Operating Theatre, Wellcome Collection , Harley Street,Hunrterian Museum , Florence Nightingale, John Snow, Alexander Fleming, John Hunter


Tours and lectures on scientists in London, Newton, Hook, Faraday, Royal Society, Natural History Museum, Science Museum


Tours and lectures on Archaeology esp in British Museum. Includes General Highlight tours but also Islamic, Enlightenment, Living and Dying , Anglo Saxon (Sutton Hoo), Bible ( incl Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Persian) Japanese Chinese (incl Percival David), Greek, Roman.

London Areas in Depth

Walking Tours of City of London, Southwark, Soho, Gay and Lesbian London , Westminster, Covent Garden, St James's, Belgravia, Mayfair, Paddington, Harley Street, Bloomsbury, Richmond


Tours/lectures of London Theatres, West End, British Theatre, Covent Garden, Southwark, Globe Theatre, Shakespeare Tours


Tours on Musical London, History of Opera in London, Covent Garden, Coliseum


Salisbury Cathedral, British Museum, Parliament, City of London, Canterbury Cathedral, 2012 Venues, Windsor & Eton

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