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Illumini Event 2012 Illumini will take you on a journey of Victorian hauntings, explore the dark side of a city long forgotten. Take torch light tours beneath the haunted streets of the city




Brian Cookson

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Category: Tour Guide & Author
Location: London
Contact: Email


After obtaining a BA at Oxford, Brian worked as an IBM consultant for several years. As a Blue Badge Guide, he specialise in London walks, including Literary London and architecture walks. Brian has written two book on London's River Thames published by Mainstream. He also lectures on London history at the City Literary Institute and Sutton College.

Brian also runs a club the objectives are to enhance members' knowledge and appreciation of London; to share interests with like-minded people; to have enjoyable and entertaining events. He runs guided walks and visit places not normally open to the public.


London walks designed by professional Blue Badge Guide, Brian Cookson. A wide variety of London walks can be arranged and tailored to your requirements. Coach tours can also be arranged, possibly in combination with a walk or visit to a place of interest. They are a great way to get to know the real London. As well as seeing the major attractions close up, you will delve into some of the "Hidden city" which tourists often miss. You will also hear about the extraordinary people who make up the city's past and present. Each walk will enhance your appreciation of London's architecture and history and, above all else, will be fun.



Lectures normally take about two hours, including a break. They are illustrated by about 80 slides showing both contemporary and historical views of London. Shorter one hour versions are also possible. For a full day event, a lecture can be combined with a guided walk and or visit.




To Purchase either of Brian's interesting books click here