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Sat 3 June 2017, 10:30 – 12:30 BST
Planning a trip to London and you’re looking for a “Mary Poppins” tour. Look no further…. Spend the day with everyone’s favourite singing nanny! Mary Poppins is the magical creation of Australian author PL Travers. Her books were very popular and her life was quite interesting. In 1964, Mary Poppins jumped from page to the silver screen with the help of Walt Disney.
Book this tour to once again discover the Practically Perfect world of the most famous British nanny! Warm up your vocal chords and step in time as we sing and dance, learning about chimney sweeps, spoons full of sugar, and all things being SUPER! Sing to the birds on the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral, explore the rooftops where the chimney sweeps hang out, and protest for the rights for women’s votes.
This tour has it all! Whether or not you’ve read the books, seen the film or just want to revisit your childhood, you will want come along and reconnect with this lovable British nanny. Singing optional, but always encouraged! This walk has been inspired by the life and books by PL Travers, the Disney film, and the music of the Sherman brothers.
Come along and learn about the London known to the Banks family. Your walking tour begins when you meet your Qualified London Guide who will take you on an outing in The City. Explore places and spaces that gave inspiration to PL Travers and her famous books about that lovable British nanny Mary Poppins. Learn a little about the author's life, about the struggle to get Mary from the page to the screen, as well as behind the scenes gossip about the Walt Disney movie and Julie Andrews too! Join in as we walk and sing our way through the streets and onto rooftops. A great walk for adults, children, and those looking for a fun way to explore!