Official Guides to the City of London

Eleanor Bloom

Languages:

English.

Themes:

Crime and punishment, Journalism and the press, Legal London, Literary tours, Medicine, Medieval London, Religion, Samuel Pepys, The Great Fire of London, The River Thames, Livery companies, Evening walks, Christopher Wren's London, City churches, General city tour.

Biography

I bring to the tours my skills, experience and knowledge of the streets of the City.

As well as guided walks, I regularly give talks to social groups and cultural societies.  

It has been said that my talks and guided walks are entertaining and anecdotal.

I have received the Freedom of the City of London.

 

Qualifications

City of London Police Officer 1973-2007

City of London Guide Lecturer 2008

City of Westminster Guide Lecturer 2009

Volunteer Guide, The Housemill, Bromley by Bow

Volunteer Guide, Valentines Mansion, Ilford

Authorised Guildhall Guide

Guided Tours

Contact Eleanor for a full list of walks.

Some examples:

Shakespear's London

Fleet Street, street of Ink

Crime & Punishment

Wren Churches

Smithfield

The medieaval Jewish City

Jewish Heritage walks

Gt. Fire of London

Roman London

Talks

Contact Eleanor for a full list of talks/armchair walks.

Some examples:

History of Newgate Prison & Old Bailey

Gin & Vice

Arrival & Survival; history of immigration into London

Old time music halls

Great fire of London