Guiding CV

GUIDING CREDENTIALS

In case you are looking for freelance tour guides in the London area, please feel free to contact me directly via e-mail (yannick.pucci[at]gmail.com) in order to discuss any potential opportunities.

Find also a downloadable PDF version of my CV here: Yannick Pucci Guiding CV Web.

SKILLS PROFILE

  • Engaging and knowledgeable tour guide focused on the arts & heritage sector.
  • Confident public speaker used to delivering content to international audiences.
  • Ability to take charge of visitors and safely lead them indoors and outdoors.
  • Researching new routes and writing scripts for upcoming and bespoke walks.
  • Marketing and promoting own tours on websites and social media platforms.
  • Highly commended in the London Volunteer Awards for the British Museum.

bloomsburygroupshotGUIDING EXPERIENCE

-British Museum, Volunteer Hands-On Desk Facilitator and Tour Guide

 Japan EyeOpener Tour (30mins)                                            (July 2010 to now.)

  • Part of the museum’s public programme, this free tour provides visitors with a short introduction to the Japanese collection. Delivered over 175+ times.

Highlights Tour (90mins)                                                          (April 2013 to now.)

  • From the Parthenon Friezes to the Rosetta Stone, this highlights tour takes visitors on a journey around the world in 15 objects. Delivered over 20+ times.
  • Also given the tour for staff inductions as well as for private groups such as BP, the Surrey Women Club and the Frankfurter Städelsche Museums-Verein.

IMG_8973enlighten-In Search of Lost Time(s) Tours,

Hidden Mayfair Tour (120mins)                                         (June 2014 to now.)

  • Originally developed for Open Garden Squares Weekend 2014, this tour traces the history of Mayfair with the area’s green spaces as a connecting thread.

A History of the Telephone Box Tour (120mins)               (June 2014 to now.)

  • A collaboration with InspireConspireRetire (ICR), this walk explores the architectural legacy of London’s iconic telephone boxes within the West End.
  • This tour had its debut during the London Festival of Architecture 2014.

2014-06-15 18.05.19Art Deco in Bloomsbury Tour (120mins)                      (October 2013 to now.)

  • Originally developed for the Bloomsbury Festival 2013, this architectural tour takes an in-depth look at London’s most unexplored Art Deco heritage.

Holland Park & Kyoto Garden Tour (120mins)             (October 2012 to now.)

  • From the authentic Japanese Garden to the ruins of Holland House, this historical walk introduces visitors to one of London’s most romantic parks.
  • The Holland Park Tour was also featured in the Italian magazine ‘Speak Up’.

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