Hilary Booth

Hilary Booth

Regional Qualification(s):

London, East of England

Language(s):

English, French

Phone Number(s):

07880-748123, 01923-856323

Introduction:

Graduate (Dentistry) Glasgow University, Harvard Fulbright scholar, Orthodontist,former World Vice-President OIDFA (International Lacemaking),cellist & Francophile. Interests incl. Lace/Crafts, languages,music(choir and orchestra tours)

Personal Interests:

Concert Tours (Pop & Classical)
Conference & Incentives
Gardens
Regional Tours
Hertfordshire
Bedfordshire
Stately Homes & Gardens
Lace Tours

Special Interests:

Conferences & Incentives

From my experience of running a world congress & world congress tour, I enjoy showing London to congress visitors, partners and incentives participants.

Decorative Arts/Arts & Crafts

A lacemaker for 25 years and World Vice-President, I lecture on lace and represent the UK all over Europe. Related subjects - textiles, costume & embroidery.

Music

With a background as an amateur cellist and choir singer, I am aware of the needs of conductors, players and singers and accompany choirs, bands and orchestras on tour in the UK and Europe.

London Areas in Depth

I tailor tours to clients' requirements from Chelsea to Docklands, by way of elegant Mayfair and the City Dickens knew. Endorsement for Houses of Parliament.

Medicine

A Harvard Fulbright scholar, diplomate of the Royal College of Surgeons with a lifetime in Dentistry (Orthodontics), I guide Medical London from Barts to Guy's Tower.

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Weekly childhood classes in Glasgow Art Gallery fostered my love of Art. Now I enjoy interpreting paintings for visitors in the major London Galleries. Somerset House endorsement.

Museums

I offer a fascinating tour of the British Museum's Greek vases, lace and costume in the Victoria & Albert Museum and plan interesting visits to any London Museum.

Music

As a semi-pro 'celllist enjoying classical, jazz & pop music, I guide choral and orchestral tours in UK, Ireland and Europe.

Walking Tours

I organise 2-hour themed walking tours of London e.g. Financial, Historical, Literary or Medical.

Gardens

I have a Royal Horticultural Society Certificate and accompany visitors on garden tours to our wonderful National Trust and private gardens.

Endorsements:

British Museum, Parliament, York Minster, Salisbury Cathedral, Somerset House, 2012 Venues

Additional Qualifications:

B.D.S.;Dip.Hist of Art, IATM, Cert RHS

Driver Guide:

No