Rick Jones' Walks

Rick’s a Blue Badge Guide (and pianist and freelance writer) who for most of his working life was a journalist. He was chief music critic for the Evening Standard for ten years and he remains Secretary of the Critics Circle (founded 1913).

See his walks below.

The Changing of the Guard Tour
The Changing of the Guard Tour

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 10 am (This walk goes every Monday)

"A great walk, loads of interesting facts, an excellent friendly guide with the addition of a great singing voice. Highly recommended" Walker Brian

T. S. Eliot – The Waste Land Tour
T. S. Eliot – The Waste Land Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 11.30 am (Click here for more dates)

"in 20 years of London Walks this is the best one I've ever been on"

The Tate Modern Highlights Tour
The Tate Modern Highlights Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

 Guided by arts critic Rick Jones, Secretary of the Critics Circle

Medical Tour: All Around the University – Firsts & Inventions in the History of Medicine
Medical Tour: All Around the University – Firsts & Inventions in the History of Medicine

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Thursday)

Just a little prick…  from Edward Jenner to AstraZeneca

The City Churches Tour
The City Churches Tour

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 10.30 am (This walk goes every Friday)

  "Fan vaulting, Bow bells, a Mediterranean courtyard, a sermon timer and a mighty organ beneath Christopher Wren's most beautiful dome"

Shakespeare's London
Shakespeare's London

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 11.30 am (This walk goes every Saturday)

Shakespeare's commute – to the lascivious pleasing of the lute, from his home to the Globe, meeting his friends and enemies en route....

Tours available upon request

We run a ton of private walks. If you to go on any of the walks below, it’s eezy peezy as well. Just give Fiona, Peter, Niamh or Mary a ring on 020 7624 3978 – or email us at [email protected] and we’ll set it up for you and make it happen.