"Highly enjoyable, off the beaten track pub tour..." THE GUARDIAN
"We had a great time! We've been on a few London walks now and this was by far the best and most entertaining!" KAREN YOUNG, London.
The London Literary Pub Crawl, with Charles Dickens (Deceased!)
Visit the Public Houses and Taverns that inspired generations of writers and artists. And meet Dylan Thomas,Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell, Anthony Burgess, T.S Eliot and others.
See where the giants of the literary world ate, drank, discussed, thought and worked. The pubs and taverns that inspired some of the greatest creative minds in the world - and still do.
This new and unique tour is artist-led and arranged by the not-for-profit charity The Maverick Theatre Company. It involves local writers and artists from London's West End and the UK TV and Film industry.
We are delighted to announce that the late Charles Dickens and occasionally the late Virginia Woolf have agreed to host the tour! It takes in not only the history of literature in London but some of its contemporary places and spaces too and looks at some key elements in our writers' lives.
Starting in Fitzrovia, and ending in Soho, our tour also includes those pubs and bars associated with the British Film industry and contemporary writers. So you never know who you might bump into...!
If you have a party of eight people or more we can design your very own 'branded' Literary Pub tour, any time of any day. Great for work parties and corporate functions. How about a Literary Office Outing Crawl? Call or email for details.
Shakespeare's Big birthday!
We're gonna Party like its 1599!
(Dress code optional. Codpiece, Hose, Ruff etc...)
Saturday 22 April, 2017. London's original poet*!
1pm from The Borough High Street, Southwark, London SE1. Duration approx. 2 hours. Depending on the pubs! Take in London's FIRST Shakespeare Theatre, The Globe, BearBaiting, Cockfighting, Poetry and Shakespeare's lodgings. then party like its 1599!
* Chaucer makes an appearance too!
The full, pub tours are not suitable for young people - those under 18 years of age are not allowed into most pubs in the UK. But we do a 'student special' touring outside the pubs and including the coffee shops, theatres and other places of literary interest. Contact us for details of party and group rates.
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