Visit London authors

Our team of dedicated content writers at Visit London brings the dynamic spirit of the city to life through captivating and inspiring content. From uncovering hidden gems to highlighting iconic landmarks and things to do, our passionate authors offer unique insights into London's diverse culture, vibrant neighbourhoods and exciting attractions. 

Learn more about our dedicated team and discover the stories behind their favourite things to do in London below.

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Jonny Payne

Jonny has been part of the team since 2010, starting as an intern and now as Content Lead (Visit London Growth), directing a skilled team in showcasing London's top attractions and experiences.

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Lisa Robinson

Lisa leads the talented Marketing Services Content team in creating inspirational content for Visit London. She enjoys West End shows, seeking out good food, and finding great views of the city.

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Chantal Welch

Chantal oversees content creation for visitlondon.com, the Visit London App and newsletters. Her favourite spot is Covent Garden, where she enjoys the vibrant cultural scene.

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Kirstine Spicer

Kirstine seeks out the city's best monthly events and holiday activities. She recommends guided tours to explore both famous landmarks and hidden gems, such as uncovering British cuisine at Borough Market.

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Lucie Fryer

Lucie focuses on London's nightlife, music, special events, and sustainability sections, which are among her favourite aspects of the city. Now residing in Hackney, she enjoys promoting the city's diverse offerings.

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Carole Rocton

Carole has a degree in Journalism and Media and specialises in London theatre and uncovering hidden gems, while managing the French-language website to offer a unique perspective for French-speaking travellers.

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Charlotte Pritchard

Charlotte specialises in theatre and arts coverage, highlighting the newest shows and exhibitions in London's West End. She also contributes to the app and monthly newsletters.

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Frances Hocking

Frances delights in writing about quirky shops, channelling her love for shopping. She enjoys exploring the city and attending shows and exhibitions on weekends.

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Hannah Cornish

Hannah covers top attractions, food and drink and experiences. She enjoys exploring quirky pop-ups and checking out the epic foodie scene in London and Essex, where she lives.

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Sigrun Tomicki

Sigrun has a background in Literature and Linguistics, and focuses on the German-language and family content. Having lived in London for nearly a decade, she appreciates its diverse culinary and theatre scene.

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Visit London Editors

A team of content editors sharing inspirational content about London, covering everything from foodie hotspots to West End shows, seasonal events, sightseeing trips, and top attractions.