John Montes

Regional Qualification(s):



English, Spanish

Phone Number(s):

07981 963337

Contact guide


I am a history graduate with over 25 years of experience of local government. I am an amateur sculptor and am interested in the visual arts, architecture, classical music, history and literature.

Personal Interests:

Art, British Museum, National Gallery, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, Legal London, Walking tours, Classical Music, Architecture, Theatre, Literature

Special Interests:

Politics & Government

From Alms to the Welfare State: the development of local government and social welfare from the Middle Ages to the present day


William Shakespeare - brings Shakespeare's London to life and see places associated with his life and work; Charles Dickens - see the City courts and alleys that inspired his work; Sherlock Holmes - see locations associated with the legendary detective and hear about some of the stories and main characters
Sherlock Holmes

Walking Tours

City of London (its ancient courts and alleys, historic monuments and financial institutions, and its spectacular modern architecture); Legal London; Spitalfields; Borough (London's first suburb: from Roman Times to the present); Westminster (Monarchy, Government and Politics; Sherlock Holmes; Shakespeare in London; Charles Dickens

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