Course Summary

The festive season on a Friday evening creates a delightful atmosphere. Join Isabel Simpson and journey through narrow Bank Place with its little Tavern and club atmosphere, Hardware Lane with its “Friday evening” buzz, Postal Lane , the busy Mall and majestic Royal Arcade, the oldest arcade in Melbourne. We conclude in fashionable Degraves Street, the heart of Melbourne’s cafe culture.

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Isabel Simpson       

Isabel Simpson is a leading tour guide whose main focus is historical sites.  She is an avid researcher who delights in interpreting Melbourne’s past and present by combining history, architecture and people. Or in Isabel's own words: "My walks are a tapestry of social, cultural, historical, street art and architectural explosion."

Isabel has provided fascinating tours for many leading Melbourne institutions including the CAE, National Gallery of Victoria, City museum, conservation groups as well as visitors to Melbourne, including cruise ships.

Isabel holds formal training qualifications and is a member of the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (VIC) & nationally accredited guide, Guiding Organisations Australia.

This is a walking tour. Students should be comfortable in participating in this type of activity. If uncertain, students should be guide by the opinion of their doctor re this type of activity.

Last updated: December 12, 2017 04:28pm