Jean Hooper

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East of England



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Graduate in French and Italian, with a lifelong love of languages and history. Former teacher, civil servant and editorial assistant working in several European languages. Qualified as a Blue Badge Guide in 1991 and through the years have expanded my range of tours. As a Cathedral Guide I have a particular interest in this special place. I have an enthusiastic interest in the history of city and villages, enjoy meeting locals and visitors alike and enabling them to appreciate our local heritage.

Personal Interests:

Greater Peterborough,Cambs & Lincs borders
Peterborough,city & cathedral

Special Interests:

Churches & Cathedrals

Peterborough's magnificent Norman cathedral and quiet precincts, or wonderful Saxon and Norman churches in the stone villages of Greater Peterborough await your visit.


John Clare "Peasant Poet",local farm labourer. Coach/walking tour of villages and countryside of his tragic life and work and death in an asylum.


Enjoy taking school/student groups from Britain and abroad, including aspects of National Curriculum where appropriate.

Walking Tours

Various tours of Historic Peterborough, including Cathedral. "Women in Peterborough" - lives of townswomen through the ages & of famous women who lived here.

History & Prehistory

From Bronze Age, Saxon Abbey,Normans,Tudors,market to railway town to modern city,I aim to make our history live again.

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