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“Big Ben” Tim Redmond Tuesday 11 February 2020

Big Ben is one of the most iconic buildings in the world – it identifies the UK and democracy in the Western world. You will be taken on a virtual tour of the interior. Tim will explain the historical background and then take you behind those magnificent clock faces to show and explain the workings of the enormous clock mechanism; before finally taking you into the belfry and presenting before you – Big Ben, the most famous bell in the world!  

Tim spent his earlier career as a detective in the Metropolitan Police. On retirement he became a City of London tour guide. He used the knowledge gained to become a guide within the Palace of Westminster. His many guests have included Michelle Obama and Bill Gates.

 

 

£7.50p for guests or visitors payable on the door