Sue Jackson

Sue Jackson

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

07977 218374

Email:

suejack@btinternet.com

Introduction:

London Walks guide churches art galleries British Museum Tate Modern Tate Britain National Gallery Wallace Collection Courtauld Gallery gardens Kew Gardens Red House Chiswick house Sutton House Legal London Jack the Ripper Spitalfields Huguenots Immigrants Hampstead Mayfair Westminster Abbey St Paul's Cathedral Greenwich Docklands student groups U3A NADFAS societies National Trust Canterbury Oxford Stratford Stonehenge Bath Windsor Castle Hampton Court Palace Kensington Palace lectures

Personal Interests:

Westminster Abbey
Spitalfields
Gardens
Art Galleries

Special Interests:

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Specialist in Renaissance and Impressionist paintings

Gardens

City gardens, Kew Gardens, Saville Gardens, Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor, Kiftsgate, Hidcote Manor.
Short tours of gardens in Kent and the Cotswolds

Emphasis on the botanical.

Churches & Cathedrals

Churches - particularly in City of London and Christopher Wren and Hawksmoon churches. Cathedral - St' Paul's, Winchester, Bath Abbey, Salisbury, Canterbury, Westminister Abbey.

Galleries

Wallace Collection, Tate Britain, National Gallery of Art, Tate Modern, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Courtauld Gallery. Highlights and specialist tours.

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Ghost of the city of London, Jack the Ripper, classic murders

Museums

Victoria and Albert, British Museum, Greenwich - Observatory, Maritime Museum

Theatre

West end theatre, history of theatre, Shakespeare Globe.

Walking Tours

Spoitalfields, Square Mile; Wren's churches; Jack the Ripper; Docklands, Shakespeare & Dickens; Dulwich; London Pub Walks; London Panoramic; Clerkenwell, Bloomsbury. Soho, Mayfair

London Areas in Depth

City of London, Westminster, West End, Old Fulham, also Harrow-on-the-Hill, Dulwich, Docklands, Southwark, Clenkenwell

Politics & Government

Parliament; Westminster area, power in portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery.

Fashion

Guided walk: 'Inside London's Fashion Scene'

Castles & Palaces

Windsor, Leeds Castle, Warwick Castle, Buckingham Palace, Hever Castle, Rochester Castle, Eltham Palace, Kensington Palace

Law

Guided walks in 'legal London', Inns of Court, Royal Courts of Justice

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Chiswick House, Sutton House, the Red House, Leighton House, Osterley Park, Marble Hill

London Areas in Depth

Old Spitalfields. Huguenot silk weavers - their story and the houses they lived in

Lecture Subjects

Huguenot Silk Weavers of Spitalfields
The Cultural Legacy of the Huguenots
Art & Architecture of Docklands
Story of Abraham tapestries at Hampton Court Palace
The Art of Winter
The Image of Elizabeth I: Myth and Reality
The Tudor Christmas
Tea, Coffee and the English Social Revolution
Street Furniture: the joy of the overlooked everyday

Endorsements:

City of London, Somerset House, Parliament, Windsor & Eton, 2012 Venues

Additional Qualifications:

B.A.Hons, Fellow of the Huguenot Society, City of London Guide/Lecturer

Driver Guide:

No