This list gives the broad disciplinary areas that each tour addresses. For the full details of each tour’s content and location, click on its title.
- • A Power Trip (weekdays) – English political and constitutional history, English legal system, London history, urban planning, social control and surveillance.
- • Rubbish Trip – past, present and future of waste management and materials culture; themes of waste, value and the circular economy; London & local history (emphasis on C19th & C20th).
- • A Genius Tour – Creative confidence and skills; innovation; collaboration and communication; wellbeing and potential; history of literature, art and architecture; psychology.
- • The Environment of London – environmental policy, environmental law, urban planning, London history.
• The London Ear – London history, the physics and social history of sound, soundscapes, pollution control, architecture, planning and cities.
- • Chimneys & Tunnels along the River – urban development, industrialisation and the history of pollution control in London.
- • Greenwich Bestiary – Greenwich social history, architecture and assorted whimsy.
- • London In Slow Motion – London history, politics and economics, planning and cities, music and literature, mindfulness.
Find out more
For more details and a conversation about what you’re looking for from a tour, contact Dotmaker Tours.
Past Study Groups
Here are some examples of student research groups and education professionals who have booked Dotmaker Tours to feed their own practice.
- Masters students from UCL studying Environmental Law & Policy came on A Rubbish Trip and Chimneys & Tunnels Along the Thames.
- Masters students studying User Experience Design at London College of Communication came on A Rubbish Trip.
- Foreign students taking Law masters courses at UCL came on A Power Trip.
- Masters students from Bern University, Switzerland studying nonverbal communication came on The London Ear as part of a week long ‘Sensing the City’ field trip to London.
- Undergraduate students studying Medicine and the History of Science in London at Dickinson College, Pennsylvania USA came on A Genius Tour.
- Undergraduate students from Eckerd College, Florida USA, studying ‘Literature and Garbage’ came on A Rubbish Trip.
- Postgraduate researchers and artists from the Critical Practice group, Chelsea College of the Arts, University of the Arts London came on A Rubbish Trip and A Power Trip.
- International education professionals taking the British Council & UCL Museum Training School module on Community Engagement came on The Greenwich Bestiary.
- BA students on the Creative Writing and Design courses at Greenwich University came on The Greenwich Bestiary.