St Paul's Cathedral - An Unusual Guide

Gary Powell


Region:
East of England
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £80 plus 30p per mile
Category:
History
Updated:
13th May 2019
Tagged:
Architecture | Buildings | Church History | People

Wren’s cathedral has shared in three centuries of British history – built after the Great Fire of London destroyed its predecessor in 1666- it has many secrets hidden behind its walls. This talk looks at those who have passed through and those who remain in this historical building. A talk that hopefully will bring the building alive and inspire us all to delve a little deeper into the history of our great nation. Gary is a St Paul's Cathedral Guide with a passion for this great building and the effect it has had on this nation.

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About Gary Powell

I am a retired detective, having served in the police for thirty-three years, mainly involved in crime investigation from murder to terrorism. I have a passion for history particularly in the field of true crime. I am a published author with four books to my name: Square London: A Social History of the Squares of London, Death in Disguise: The Amazing True Story of the Chelsea Murders, Death Diary: A Year of London Murder, Execution, Terrorism and Treason, and Convicted: Landmark Cases in British Criminal History. I am also a guide at St Paul's Cathedral I have presented talks to many organisations including W.I, U3a, Probus with audiences ranging from 20 to 200. I am very enthusiastic about the subjects on which I talk which I relay to an audience with humour and encourage audience participation.


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