Kevin Larder

Experienced, qualified, and always entertaining.

Hello, my name is Kevin Larder.

I’m a qualified Green Badge City of London Guide (AITG) and member of the Institute of Tour Guiding.

I am a retired History/ Politics / RE teacher in London of nearly 40 years’ experience. I graduated from Queen Mary College [University London] where I first had the opportunity to undertake walking tours as vacation work. A large section of my degree concerned the History of London.

Having come from an East End family I have been able to dovetail my passion for the City alongside my teaching career in London.

As a volunteer tour guide since 2009 I developed experience on various walking tours, site tours, battlefield tours abroad, film location bus tours and Thames River tours. Both teaching and guiding provide a service to other people and allows the satisfaction of getting to see others become excited about my city and my favourite places, whilst also deepening my own understanding.

I’m certain that Real London Walks can provide an enjoyable experience for adults, seniors and students alike.

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Jack The Ripper London Walking Tour The legend and the truth, but can you tell the difference? About the Jack the Ripper Walking Tour Victorian London, 1888. Imagine smog drenched back streets, women trying to beg, steal, borrow, or prostitute themselves for money to eat and obtain lodgings for the night. Even if they are …

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West Smithfield Monks to the Knights Hospitallers

West Smithfield Monks to the Knights Hospitallers Walking Tour See how the NHS would look in a medieval city About the Monks and Knights Walking Tour This guided walk investigates the wisdom of two quotes about medical care in the City of London. “Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be.” – Jane Austen “I …

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