The Day David First Walked His London Tour Route

This month we celebrate World Car Free Day, and I was thinking about when I was designing my tour and exploring the city on foot.  One thing comes to my mind that I sometimes tell my guests about, especially if they ask if we are going up any stairs.  The first day that I did […]

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(IS THIS) WAY OUT? A Poem By Unseen Tours’ David

I enjoy writing poems and lyrics because I can show people things that they might not have seen otherwise. A lot of my writings are hard hitting and thought provoking. I like to write if I have something to say that I don’t think has been said before or not much. I try to steer […]

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Unseen Tours’ David on Becoming A Tour Guide

Yesterday, my customers asked me how I became a tour guide? This is what I told them… In 2011, I was working in a factory where they made glass instruments, like burettes and pipettes, as a production worker. I wasn’t very good at my job and in the end I was offered a compromise agreement, […]

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What London in Summer Means to David

London in summer is a vibrant city. It is very enjoyable to go for a stroll in the park or down by a river. And what better way can there be discovering your surroundings than going on a guided walking tour? Enjoying the pleasant weather and hearing about how things were and what they are […]

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Local Stories: The Story Behind the Hat

On the Unseen Tours website, I am wearing a black rimmed hat. I also bring it with me each time I guide a tour. Well, there’s a story behind this hat.  Between 1998 – 1999 I shared a house with two friends Paul and Andy and I have kept in touch with them ever since. […]

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Unseen Tours Guide David on Hosting A Virtual Pub Quiz

Was Unseen Tours your first pub quiz experience? Actually, I have been to many quiz events and have won at least five prizes as part of a quiz team! In the ’90’s and ’00’s, I also got friends together on a few occasions to co-host quiz nights. The Unseen Tours Not-in-a-Pub Quiz was the first […]

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The Bright-side of 2020

Hi! I’m David, the London Bridge tour guide for Unseen Tours. After a difficult year, I’ve been reflecting on what I’m most proud of. First. I took my first guest in a wheelchair on one of my tours. I was able to do all of the stops I normally do, just with a few adjustments […]

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The Thing I Love Best About… London Bridge

Our newest recruit, David shares his favourite place on Bankside It isn’t the most famous landmark in the area, but the Crossbones Graveyard is one of my favourite places to visit, and certainly the most poignant stop on my London Bridge tour. Crossbones is a disused burial ground, where thousands of poor Londoners were laid […]

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