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As an experienced tour/cruise specialist lecturer I provide:
Relevant and engaging, on-time, accurate, professional, courteous attention to your
needs and those of your guests and passengers.
Passionate & enthusiastic, history with scholarly depth and detail but with humour
too, and all to a high professional standard
As an archaeologist, I bring ‘tricks of the trade’ to your tour and your guests will
gain, not just a tour, but skills that will enhance every such tour they go on in
I can promise to provide a memorable and enjoyable holiday/tour for your guests.
Dedicated to sharing archaeology, ancient history & Latin in person, in the spoken
word, in the field, on-line and in the media.
Contact me by email or tel. 01423 203516 Mob 07860 637301
to explore what you want and to make bookings
Professional, independent public speaker diverse audiences, locally, nationally
and on tour
Ex-BBC Staff (committed to entertaining as well as educating and informing)
Independent lecturer of courses in Ancient History & Latin for 14 years. Making
archaeology, ancient history and Latin fascinating and relevant to our lives, changing
the way we see the world.
Commissioned Lecturer on cruises & tours (UK & the Mediterranean) for companies such
as Voyages to Antiquity cruises, Saga Specialist Holidays and Smithsonian Enterprise
Cruises, & director/lecturer/guide of own archaeological tour company, Visiting the
12 years’ experience hands-on in the fields of community archaeology - leading,
informing and sharing with the community and beyond.
Latin & Ancient History BA(Hons)
Author with 11 years’ writing experience Published author & varied magazines inc.
Award-winning writer (British Library/RHS International Writing Competition)
Quality Study Days available, exploring a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman
art and how they still influence us today. 3 vibrant sessions, varied in content
and tone, taking your members not just on a trip into the ancient past but into an
exploration of how they still influence us and what it is that connects us all.
Fabulous Trips and multi-day Tours can be arranged in the UK and Europe.
Popular day trips include Hadrian’s Wall, the British Museum and sites and museums
Why not consider a tour or cruise of the ancient art of the Mediterranean?
I shall be speaking at the NADFAS Directory Day on 16th March 2015 - I hope to see
Click here for a full leaflet of available NADFAS talks. They include Pompeii, its
stunning frescoes, Roman villas, gods, their concept of beauty, the Ancient civilisations
of the Mediterranean, Prehistoric art ... and many more. Specially commissioned
talks always welcome.
Why not commission me in my capacity as lecturer and director of our tour company,
Visiting the Past Tours, to plan your special and unique itinerary
We specialise in providing:
engaging narratives tying the tour together (not just a list of sites to be ‘ticked
a focus on sites’ relevance to your particular guests
Not just histories; we teach, as we go, skills and tricks of the trade on how to
understand archaeological sites
attention to detail and attention to the well-being of your guests - We Care, You
Contact me by emailor Tel. 01423 203516 Mob. 07860 637301
to discuss topic, requirement, dates & fees
We are happy to come and discuss potential future tours and cruises with you in person
Book me for a shorter trip or even a day trip for your customers,
Varied days of sessions within a day will provide the ‘big picture’ that connect
us to the sites, history and/or archaeology, and we’ll dig deeper into the close-up
detail too, bringing the ancients to life in a vivid and moving experience.
to ancient sites such as Hadrian’s Wall, Vindolanda, Bath, a Roman villa or two,
prehistoric sites ... and maybe their related museums too,
Or to have a guided tour of the dawn of Western Civilisation as we travel through
the Greek and Roman galleries. 11/11.30am - 5pm in the museum, allows for arrival
& return by train from many locations in England.
Ancient History, Archaeology and Latin all made relevant and dynamic - it will change
the way you view the modern world!
Please contact me (email or phone 01423 203516 / 07860 637301) to discuss your requirements,
budget and a range of options.
Contact me to discuss how, as a specialist lecturer and guide in archaeology and
ancient history, I can take your tour or cruise to another level to give your guests
and passengers the trip of a lifetime
Or why not let us, at my tour company, Visiting the Past Tours, help you to organise
a special holiday or tour for your group/society/staff.
From the initial planning stages, to the fine detail,
Visiting the Past Tourscan take you and your society/group on a thrilling and engrossing
narrative that lasts for a couple or days or up to 10 days or more. Archaeological
sites, visits to ongoing digs, evening lectures/briefings, illustrated handouts ...
It’s not just a guided tour, it’s a visit into the past!Prehistory, Greek, Roman,
Medieval, Monastic, Knights Hospitallers .... Many specialisms catered for.