Simon Whitehouse

Profile updated 10/07/19

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

020 8291 4263, 07932 713963

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Introduction:

My name is Simon Whitehouse-storyteller of London. I am a dynamic, enthusiastic and passionate guide whose aim is to inform, educate and entertain.
With a background in professional theatre, I believe the essence of good guiding is storytelling and as a gifted communicator I aim to bring the story of London to life for you.
I have a passion for art history, literature and theatre and can tailor programmes to suit your individual or group needs.
I bring a wealth of experience as a guide having guided groups and individuals in the UK and worldwide for 20 years so you can be assured of being in very safe hands. I look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful city.

Personal Interests:

Theatre and Film
Politics
Shakespeare and Dickens
Great Fire and Plague

Special Interests:

Galleries

National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum. Wallace Collection, Tate Britain. Highlights and specialist tours to suit you.

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Jack the Ripper, Ghost Walks

Museums

The British Museum. I conduct tours focusing on highlights such as Parthenon Sculptures, Rosetta Stone, Sutton Hoo Treasures. Tours adapted to students, school groups, families

Walking Tours

Simon has done hundreds of walks for a variety of groups- NADFAS, U3A areas include Covent Garden, Royal London, Harry Potter, Jack the Ripper, City of London, Shakespeare's London, Dickens London, Legal London, Christopher Wren's London

Theatre

Royal Opera House, Theatreland, London Theatre History

Education

Student friendly and focused walks including Tudors, Shakespeare, Great Fire of London, Great Plague Charles Dickens, Jack the Ripper, Victorian London, East End. Legal London

Literature

Walks and tours of the London of William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Dr Johnson. Oscar Wilde

Churches & Cathedrals

City Churches

London Areas in Depth

Covent Garden, City of London, Westminster, West End, St James, Piccadilly

Other

Driver Guide:

No