Mary Badger

Mary Badger

Regional Qualification(s):

Heart of England

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

01386-858601, 07711-936976, 01386 858601

Introduction:

Wide experience with guiding since 1980s interest range broad with emphasis on Cotswolds, countryside, agriculture, gardens, history, literature and architecture.

Personal Interests:

Shakespeare
Gardens
Cotswolds
Decorative Arts/Arts & Crafts

Special Interests:

Agriculture

A country girl with a good knowledge of farming and agriculture past and present.

Architecture

A broad understanding of styles covering mediaeval and Tudor timber buildings, Cotswold, regency Cheltenham and georgian Bath.

Countryside

Countryside Particularly Cotswolds, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire. An in depth Association with Heart of England and Cotswolds Gardens.

History & Prehistory

Early pre history, development of landscape, social history, monarchs through the ages.

Literature

The life and times and theatrical productions of William Shakespeare.

Gardens

All aspects of agriculture, countryside and gardens, including folklore and traditions, with particular emphasis on the Cotswold area.

History & Prehistory

Medieval, Tudor, Stuart

Literature

Shakespeare - his life and times.
Other literary figures with particular association to the Heart of England - Jane Austen, William Morris, George Eliot, Laurie Lee, etc.

Walking Tours

Knowledge and experience flora and fauna walking the footpaths and byways of the Cotswold area Cheltenham. Stratford upon Avon, Gloucester, Oxford and Cirencester plus smaller Cotswold towns & villages

Decorative Arts/Arts & Crafts

Driver Guide:

No