Upcoming Walks, Talks and Tours

May
30
Thu
2:30 pm Chichester Cathedral Tour @ West Street, PO19 1PX
Chichester Cathedral Tour @ West Street, PO19 1PX
May 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Guided tour of Chichester Cathedral lasting about an hour – interweaving the history, architecture and art with the spirituality of the building
Jun
16
Sun
2:00 pm Edes House – If Walls could Talk @ 27 West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RW
Edes House – If Walls could Talk @ 27 West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RW
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Edes House standing majestically close to Chichester Cathedral is a magnificent example of late 17th Century domestic architecture. My tour tells the story of the people who lived and worked there and examines the architecture and[...]

Chichester, Goodwood, The South Downs and Sussex – Immerse yourself in History, Culture, Art and Nature

As a professional tour guide and history graduate, I am passionate about bringing the past alive. Drawing upon my extensive knowledge and love of the area, I present a series of walks, talks and tours which are fun and sociable as well as being enlightening. Who really enjoys exploring and learning using a phone app or struggling to read tiny print in a leaflet? Take a look at my calendar and join me on one of the public events. Or maybe you’d like me to arrange a bespoke tour or talk for a group of you. Click on the tabs above to view my wide range of walking tours and talks – something to interest everyone. I look forward to meeting you sometime soon!

The most recent entries in my journal are shown below – I try to it keep up to date – recording visits to interesting places, exhibitions, books and articles I’ve read, plus details of bespoke tours and talks arranged for special interest groups. You will notice that sometimes I do stray beyond the border of Sussex!

Jacobean Splendour

Jacobean Splendour

Isn't this a magnificent memorial! Sadly only the top half remains! You can see it in the church of St Andrew at West Dean. It is a reminder of the Lewknor family who purchased the Manor of West Dean in 1588. They held it until 1706 when, through marriage, it passed...

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St Richard’s Church, Burton Park

St Richard’s Church, Burton Park

Just after Christmas we went for a walk through Burton Park near Duncton. The delightful little church looks a little incongruous next to the early 19th century mansion, but this can easily be overlooked as the park setting is simply stunning! I wish I had read up...

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Sussex Day

Sussex Day

Today, the 16th June is Sussex Day and we celebrate this with the martlet flag flying throughout our beautiful little corner of the world! So what are we celebrating? And why today? And what is a martlet? Though many like to disagree, we have actually been divided...

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