The Festival of London with the Royal Society of Medicine - SAVE THE DATES!

20 Aug - 13 Dec 2021
  • Cultural Tours

About the tour

To coincide with the 170th anniversary of The Great Exhibition and the 70th anniversary of The Festival of Great Britain, join Jon Baines Tours in association with the RSM for The Festival of London, seven different themed long weekends to run throughout 2021.

Welcoming RSM members back to London and to celebrate the reopening of London, themed weekends will include: Shopping London (23-26 July), Gourmet London (5-8 August), Theatrical London (20-23 August), Green London (27-30 August), Musical London (3-6 September), Artistic London (10-13 September) and Secret London (24-27 September).

Each weekend will include a welcome dinner and afternoon tea or cocktails at the RSM, specialist visits, meals and themed walking tours led by the tour leader. Accommodation will be at the RSM.

Full itineraries and costs for each weekend will be available in due course. Please contact Jon Baines Tours at info@jonbainestours.co.uk or +44 (0) 207 223 9485 to register your interest and for further details.

RSM members receive a benefit on these tours.

Your tour leader

Picture of JBT tour leader, Janice Liverseidge

Janice Liverseidge

Until recently Janice Liverseidge was Director of Membership at The Royal Society of Medicine and is now a full time guide and in her spare time a trustee of both the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and the London Handel Festival. Earlier in her career she worked for the British Medical Association. She is also a registered Blue Badge tourist guide and regularly leads groups in London on medical history walks, tours of the Wellcome Collection and other healthcare locations plus provides music and art tours for the Foundling Museum and the London Handel Festival. Janice has travelled extensively, including an eight month journey around India, South East Asia and Australia, and has led highly successful RSM tours to Vietnam and Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Cuba, South Africa and China.

Janice has the Visit Britain "Good to Go" Industry standard demonstrating that she has shown her compliance with government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a Risk Assessment in place and ensures social distancing including using a phone app when providing tour commentaries.

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Itinerary at a glance

  • Theatrical London (20-23 August 2021)
    After a year of absence, the show must go on! Join us in welcoming the theatre back to London alongside sneak peaks behind the scenes. See more here.
  • Green London (27-30 August 2021)
    Take comfort in the green spaces that provided solace during the past year and rejoice in the green city that is London. See more here.
  • Musical London (3-6 September 2021)
    Travel through the beating heart of London whilst exploring its rhythm and musical movements.
  • Artistic London (10-13 September 2021)
    Immerse yourself in the joie-de-vivre of London via its vibrant arts.
  • Secret London (24-27 September 2021)
    Get off the beaten track and discover the secrets of London. See more here.
  • Gourmet London (28 - 31 October 2021)
    Explore the world kitchen of London by tasting the various delights it has to offer. See more here.
  • Shopping London (10 - 13 December 2021)
    Celebrate the reopening of London shops with tour leader Janice Liverseidge as she takes you on a grand tour of the best places to shop in London. See more here.




Tour cost

Tour prices TBC

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