Joyce Banner

Joyce Banner

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

020-7373-0351, 07767-622545, 01424-870526, 020-7244-7948

Email:

joycebanner@marloesroad.freeserve.co.uk

Introduction:

Experience tour manager, specialising in British Isles and garden tours, in addition to London guiding. Qualified teacher, primary school experience. A keen gardener. I own and have restored a 17th century Sussex cottage.

Personal Interests:

Gardens
Education
Countryside

Special Interests:

Agriculture

Animal husbandry. Farming practice past and present. Changing face of our landscape.

Architecture

Art and technology of English architecture. Purpose of buildings, social change. Developing skills of builders, local knowledge and traditions. Building materials readily available influence style.

Castles & Palaces

Medieval castles, feudal strongholds, symbols of wealth and power.

Churches & Cathedrals

From village churches to glorious cathedrals, the influence of the church as an institution on communities.

Countryside

The village, hub of countryside life. Flora and fauna of woodland, marsh, mountain and meadow. Man's contribution, creating and grooming our landscape.

Decorative Arts/Arts & Crafts
Education
Industrial Heritage

Wealden iron industry, from pre-Roman to medieval times. Railway builders who shaped our land, revolutionised the countryside.

Stately Homes & Country Houses
Gardens

Member of Garden History Society and Royal Horticultural Society, practising gardener. Contribution of landscape gardeners past and present. English and continental gardens, traditional and modern.

Endorsements:

City of London

Additional Qualifications:

Dip Ed

Driver Guide:

No