Jacqueline Taylor

Jacqueline Taylor

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English, French, Italian, Spanish

Phone Number(s):

020-7370-6402, 07767-496702, 020-7370-6402

Introduction:

10yrs on the move in Europe- Belgrade, Paris, Rome. Bermuda, Bahamas, Sth. America. Back to native London. BB 1972. BA Hons in hist. of Art. Italian at Birkbeck, MA in London studies. For several years taught Clerkenwell & Islington at City Uni.

Personal Interests:

Theatre History
London Walks
Literary Tours
European Art

Special Interests:

Churches & Cathedrals

Monastic London; Early Christian, Norman & Gothic Churches of Great Britain & Ireland; Romanesque & Gothic of Europe.

Folklore & Traditions

Celtic / Christian folklore of British Isles; Arthurian Legends.

Galleries

London - National Gallery; Tate Gallery; Wallace Collection; Somerset House Collections; Dulwich Gallery.

Literature

Shakespeare in Stratford and London; Dickens in London; John Keats; William Blake; Thomas Hardy's Wessex; Jane Austen's England; Lake Poets; Brontes, John Ruskin.

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Celtic and Anglo-Saxon; British Isles medieval-early modern; British painting from Hogarth to Pre-Raphaelites; Italian Trecento; Early / High Renaissance & Baroque Italy & Northern Europe.

London Areas in Depth

The City, Covent Garden, Clerkenwell, Islington, Kensington, Mayfair, St James's, Soho, Southwark, Spitalfields, Wesley's London, Westminster.

Museums

British Museum (Assyrian, Egyption, Graeco-Roman, British prehistoric & medieval); Victoria & Albert (European Medieval & Renaissance Sculpture & Painting, British Galleries); Order of St John; Sir John Soane's.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Spencer House, Kensington Palace, Kenwood, Leighton House, Blenheim Palace, Chatsworth, Harewood House, Hatfield House, Woburn Abbey, Leeds Castle, Warwick Castle

Theatre

Elizabethan & Jacobean; London 16th-20th centuries

Walking Tours

London, Bath, Cambridge, Canterbury, Chester, Lincoln, Rye, Salisbury, Shrewsbury, Wells, Winchester, Oxford, York

Endorsements:

Parliament, British Museum, York Minster, Somerset House, Docklands, Canterbury Cathedral, 2012 Venues

Additional Qualifications:

MA LFGGL

Driver Guide:

No