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London Stories

The London Storyteller Announces Internship Programme

The London Storyteller is working on a new project and is reaching out to budding storytellers and historians alike to join his team to help him make it happen. The ProjectA comprehensive book exploring how London’s people, places and personalities … Read More

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Traditional afternoon tea laid out in a spread for the London Storyteller

Review: Afternoon Tea At The Guardsman

Off the leafy corners of St James’s Park and ensconced in threads of modern architecture is The Guardsman Hotel.  Wisely they have drawn upon the inspiration of best of aspects of their locale to create a fresh, enjoyable and fun take on that great English tradition of afternoon tea. … Read More

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Montage of Samuel Pepys and his contemporaries

PODCAST: The Great Fire Of London through the diaries of Samuel Pepys read by The London Storyteller

I have often described the 17th century as the best century in history.   The Great Fire of London in September 1666 is one of the reasons why, though perhaps I should write “most fascinating” rather than “best” when one thinks … Read More

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The London Storyteller on Tourpreneur

Tom Barclay Matchett is featured in the latest podcast from Tourpreneur hosted by Shane Whaley exploring how he has successfully developed The London Storyteller’s bespoke and private tour offering.

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(VIDEO) AR History: Storytelling For A New Reality

https://youtu.be/lPvn5XmVG6U The story behind AR History started on a snowy day in February 2019, when I was hunted down by a mysterious and perfectly charming Swedish tech founder who had been scouring Europe to find a top tour guide to … Read More

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A custom thumbnail with Samuel Pepys and the London Storyteller for a video of Pepys Diary from August 1665

VIDEO: The Diary Of Samuel Pepys: August 1665

It had been a rather heady end to the month of July in plague ridden London for Samuel Pepys, as he conspired on a love match between Lady Jemima Montagu and Philip Carteret, the younger son of Sir George Carteret. … Read More

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Awesome August The London Storyteller Special Offer

Awesome August: Welcome back to the finest city on earth!

It’s great to opening the doors of London once more and with something very special to help make your August 2020 awesome! I know what a challenging few months it has been for many of us and also the great … Read More

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VIDEO: The Diary Of Samuel Pepys 15th July to 20th July 1665

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VIDEO: Who Was Samuel Pepys?

Today, The London Storyteller is resuming postings from a veritable treasure trove of episodes produced during lockdown sharing the Diary of Samuel Pepys from the year 1665. Check out our YouTube channel for the installment from July 15th to 20th … Read More

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Video Interview: The London Storyteller talks to Rare Finds Travel

A couple of weeks ago, The London Storyteller, was delighted to be invited for a video chat with Melanie Tucker from Rare Finds Travel, who design tailored travel experiences for her many loyal clients for locations around the world. Melanie … Read More

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Discover and book from our selection privately guided tours in London or choose us to create a bespoke experience tailored just for you! 

3.5 Hour Private Guided Storytelling Experience

Churchill's London

Discover story of Sir Winston Churchill's life in London

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3 Hour Food, Drink & Storytelling Experience

The London Storyteller’s Historic Pubs & Food

A privately hosted experience with The London Storyteller discovering historic pubs and places.

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6 Hour Private Guided Storytelling Experience

The Story Of London

Discover the story of the finest city on earth through its people, places and personalities

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3 Hour Private Guided Storytelling Experience

London: Best Of The City Tour & Secret Stories

Explore London's highlights, try an English Pie and hear secret stories!

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Discover authentic local London with a tasty British breakfast
2.5 Hour Tour with Breakfast

Breakfast With The London Storyteller

Explore an authentic side of local London with the best British breakfast in town!

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3 Hour Tour

Swinging Sixties London Tour

Discover the places and hear the stories of how London made the sixties swing!

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3 Hour Private Tour Of Local London

Authentic Local London

Are you ready to visit the real local London?

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3.5 Hour Private Tour Of London

London's Best Buildings

Explore London's architectual story from the past, present and into the near future

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3 Hour Private Tour Of Local London

Samuel Pepys's London

Discover the story of the Great Plague, Charles II and the Great Fire Of London through the diary of Samuel Pepys

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2 Hour Royal Tour

The People & Places Who Shaped Kensington Palace

Discover the story of the people, places and personalities who shaped Kensington Palace

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4 Hour Cultural History Tour

London's Historical Underbelly Private Tour

Take a walk on the dark of London's history through some of its more obscure places

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Bespoke Tours

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007 London Tour

Discover the story behind the Britain's greatest spy, 007

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3 Hour Private Guided Storytelling Experience

Private Royal London Tour

Discover the drama of the British Monarchy in London

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