Talks

London for families: Top tips from a professional guide to help families plan great days out in London this summer. With plenty of time for questions, this talk covers topics including:

  • how to enjoy the Changing of the Guard
  • museums and galleries off the beaten track
  • places to explore along the River Thames
  • things to discover in the City of London

Great garden days out: Looking at the history and work of three national organisations that support, run and care for gorgeous gardens to visit across the country.

Gardens for our times: Discover new gardens created by leading landscape designers today, from urban rooftops and city spaces to intimate community gardens.

Gardens for health: Explore the health benefits of gardening and some very special gardens designed with health and wellbeing in mind.

A potted history of gardening, told through gardens designed and created by women through the ages.

Tours

City Treasures: Discover 2000 years of history, from the Romans to the present day, on our stroll through London's Square Mile.

Mental Wealth Discovery Walk: We consider practical, everyday ways to support mental health and personal wellbeing, finding inspiration and pools of calm in the midst of London's buzz and bustle. Great for bringing teams together, this tour takes place in Covent Garden.

Head & Heart: Discover the contribution of philanthropists in the City, from medieval Guilds to social investment today, and the impact on social issues, from education and housing, to prison reform.

Health & Healing: Explore health and healing in the City of London, from medieval monasteries, body-snatchers, pestilence and plague, to medical discoveries that are shaping healthcare today.

From Beer Street to Gin Lane: Step back into the eighteenth century to discover London's most notorious slum and stark inequalities between rich and poor on our walk through Bloomsbury.

Practicalities

Talks last around 45 minutes, with a further 15 minutes for questions. Tours last between 45 to 90 minutes, depending on your needs. Cost from £75 for talks and £120 for tours.

About me

Long before my career in communications across the health and charity sectors, I worked as a tour guide in a champagne cellar, for the London Tourist Board and then as a tour manager leading educational trips across Europe for huge groups of American students. In 2014 I qualified as a professional Blue Badge Guide. Since then I have developed and delivered a wide range of talks and tours, both virtual and face-to-face. You can find out more about my tours at www.citytreasures.london

Winged Bull by Michael Rakowitz

This beautiful statue graced Trafalgar Square from 2018 until 2020. What was it made from?

Winged Bull by Michael Rakowitz - This beautiful statue graced Trafalgar Square from 2018 until 2020. What was it made from?

What people say...

"Tina Gwynne-Evans brings alive her subjects with intelligence and an irresistible sense of humour. A perfect tonic for those who suffer quickly from museum fatigue."  Daven Wu, Christie's Art Tours newsletter. 

"Thank you so much for a really interesting and enjoyable tour of the British Museum. Absolutely fascinating." Janet, UK

"Thank you Tina - I looked out of the window and couldn't believe I wasn't outside in a beautiful garden. So inspiring and just what is needed right now." Rozzy, UK

"Thank you, Tina, for your tour. Brit art rocks!"  Alex, France

"Great talk, delivered with enthusiasm and at an excellent pace. Many thanks." Sandra, UK