Martin P. Lee

Martin P. Lee
Destination Lecturer & Gentleman Dance Host

Martin P. Lee graduated with first class honours in geography and geology from King's College London in 1975. He was then awarded a masters degree in geography from Keele University for a thesis on Norwegian glacial deposits. After service as a fellow at Lancaster University, he became a lecturer at Leicester University. From 1987 until 2006 he was a senior lecturer at the Royal Military College of Science (RMCS) which was part of Cranfield University. He has written one book and over 50 academic articles. Upon early retirement, aged 53, he re-trained as a gentleman dance host and port lecturer for the Saga Shipping Company, Seabourn, Cunard, P&O, Crystal, Celebrity, Princess, Voyages of Discovery and the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines. He now spends half the year at sea and half the year at his home in Bournemouth. He also continues to be an associate lecturer of the Open University with over 40 years service behind him supervising MSc dissertation students on course T802.

324 Illustrated Port Talks from across the World (List available upon request!)

Biographical Illustrated Talks :-

Grieg: Norway's Greatest Composer!

Sibelius: Finland's Greatest Composer!

Tchaikovsky: Russia's Greatest Composer!

Brahms: Hamburg's Greatest Son

Saint-Saëns: France's Greatest Composer?

Tommy Cooper: Just Like That!

Shackleton: The importance of being Sir Ernest

Columbus: Admiral of the Ocean Sea

Rhodes across Africa: Cecil's Story

César Manrique: Artist & Architect of Lanzarote

Hitler & Putin: A Tale of Four Cities

Macbeth: the Scottish Play

Hamlet: Prince of Denmark

The Story of the Musicals

The Story of Western Architecture

The Story of the Black Watch Regiment

The Story of the Panama Canal

The Story of the Suez Canal

The Story of the Kiel Canal

The Story of the North Sea

The Story of the Irish Sea

The Story of the Tasman Sea

The Story of the Baltic Sea

The Story of the Caribbean Sea

The Story of the Mediterranean

The Story of the English Channel

The Story of the North Atlantic Ocean

The Story of the South Atlantic Ocean

The Story of the Pacific Ocean

The Story of the Indian Ocean

The Story of the Amazon

Illustrated Country Talks (All Geography, History, Culture & Cuisine) :-

Welcome to Ireland

Welcome to France

Welcome to Spain

Welcome to Portugal

Welcome to Italy

Welcome to Greece

Welcome to Turkey

Welcome to Belgium

Welcome to the Netherlands

Welcome to Germany

Welcome to Denmark

Welcome to Norway

Welcome to Sweden

Welcome to Finland

Welcome to Russia

Welcome to the USA

Welcome to China

Welcome to Japan

Welcome to India

Welcome to Brazil

Welcome to Mexico

Welcome to Canada

Welcome to Australia

Welcome to New Zealand

Welcome to South Africa

Welcome to Brazil

Welcome to the Cape Verde Islands

Welcome to the Caribbean Islands

Others available upon request!

Inland City Talks: Paris, Berlin, Brussels, London, Athens, Rome, Florence, Canberra, Moscow, Seville, Madrid, Granada, Santiago de Compostela, Washington D.C., Pietermaritzburg, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Petra, Luxor, La Laguna.

ExpertiseDancing & Hosting, Destination & Port Lecturing, Music
Cruise Experience as Speaker/TutorCurrent Statistics (as of March 2019): 1162 Ports called at; 697 Tours escorted; 397 Ports visited; 282 Lectures given; 160 Lectures written; 133 Cruises undertaken; 24 Cruise Ships sailed on!


Earth Sciences, Geology & Geography