Charlotte Drake

Charlotte Drake

"In London everyone is different and that means anyone can fit in." (Paddington Bear)

Hello my name is Charlotte, or Lotty and I’d love to show you around London and beyond.

I love storytelling and the way it moves, excites and engages, connecting people and places with history.

London is a two thousand year old history book jam packed full of tales of  fires, bombs, plagues and destruction and yet it still stands as the most forward thinking, dynamic, multicultural city in the world! Bursting with parks and palaces, museums and art galleries, shopping destinations and best of all it is the epitome of pomp and circumstance.

Together let's plan a day seeing all the places you might recognise from books or screen,  let me bring to life the people and places where the action took place. If you want the main tourist destinations or even the obscure side streets and alleyways, I've got you covered.

I particularly enjoy championing the voices of people that are often overlooked - women's, black and LGBT history I'm very passionate about.

I trained as an actor, have performed on stage and screen and some of my favourite roles was playing a Shakespeare role, in one of London's original playhouse theatre on Bankside.

I have a young family of two boisterous boys , so know the demands of site siteseeing with children and the need to improvise to satisfy little tummies and little legs. My background in teaching and drama is useful for working with large groups. By night I perform stand up comedy, so hopefully we will have a giggle along the way too..

I look forward to hearing from you, you have already made the best decision by choosing the UK as a place to visit, it never disappoints!

Lotty

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

William Shakespeare Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Tower of London Tour

St Paul’s Cathedral Tour

Classic London Tour

Guide Calendar Last Update: 11th of January, 2022

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