Wendy Devlin

Wendy Devlin

Regional Qualification(s):

Heart of England, London, South West

Language(s):

English, French

Phone Number(s):

07970-207964, 01564-794281

Email:

wendy.devlin@ogmadevlin.com

Introduction:

I worked for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust at Mary Arden's House before training as a Blue Badge Guide in the Heart of England & later in London. I am Irish by origin and would welcome the opportunity to work there again.

Personal Interests:

Countryside Walks
Literary & Artistic Tours
Theatre Tours/ Shakespeare
Cotswolds
Themed Tours

Special Interests:

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Works of art in the Midland Collections and in Birmingham

Castles & Palaces

As well as in London their place in English social history

Churches & Cathedrals

Interpreting and presenting the Christian tradition as shown by our churches.

Countryside

The crops, trees and animals particularly of the Cotswolds.

Gardens

The history and tradition of gardens as developed and planted by owners great and humble.

History & Prehistory

Interpreting the past as it touches and influences the present.

Literature

Shakespeare connections in and around Stratford and London. The England of Jane Austen. Thomas Hardy's Dorset. Daphne due Maurier's Cornwall. Literary Cotswolds.

Religion

Methodist connections. Mormon connections in Midlands. Interpreting Protestant and Roman Catholic churches and cathedrals

Special Needs

Particularly for blind and partially sighted groups

Theatre

Leading theatre appreciation groups, discussing playwrights and plays. Theatre history.

Endorsements:

British Museum, Docklands, Salisbury Cathedral, York Minster, Three Choirs, Somerset House, Cornish Mining

Additional Qualifications:

BA

Driver Guide:

No