"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.

NEW FOR 2018- premium,  BESPOKE, PRIVATE TOURS...

Due to popular demand, we are now offering premium priced, private tours, usually with our award-winning writer, Nick Hennegan, M.A.   Tickets can be booked here. 

Hear Nick's occasional short podcasts here.

The London Literary Pub Crawl, with Charles Dickens (Deceased!)

Visit the Public Houses and Taverns that inspired previous generations of writers and artists. And meet Dylan Thomas,Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell, Anthony Burgess, T.S Eliot and others. AND SUPPORT NEW LONDON WRITERS!



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. There's a lovely synergy, that by coming on our tour, you are supporting a current generation of (usually!) struggling writers and artists in London!
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 - including those relevant to songwriters such as Sir Paul McCartney and Jimi Hendrix - 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...!

The London Literary Pub Crawl is run by current London writers... not a travel agent or acompany.  We've been in Edinbugh, at the biggest open arts festival in the world!

a brilliant Edinburgh fringe - 2018

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Our Writer, Nick Hennegan has adapted and directed a new version of Charles Dickens' original performance script to compliment his Shakespeare adaptations, Henry V- Lion of England and Hamlet-Horatio's Tale. Sir Derek Jacobi is the voice of Old Hamlet,  Guy Masterson performs A Christmas Carol. And young Kizzy Dunn takes on the Shakespeares. Congratulations to all!

www.HenryVPlay.com

www.HamletsPlay.com

www.TheChristmasCarol.co.uk

By coming on the London Literary Pub Crawl you are supporting a new generation of London writers!

Coming soon - THE ROCK 'N' ROLL WRITERS PUB CRAWL   

See where the Rolling Stones recorded their last album - drink in Mark Knopfler's local.  See where Bob Marley recorded his first Wailers album and (a bit more literary) Ernest Hemingway's favourite London riverside pub. We visit the pub where Rule Britania was written, see U2 and Amy Winehouse's record company and have a pint where Ringo Starr went after the birth of his son! Sign up to our occasional Literary Pub Crawl newsletter.

Writer Nick - usually in his garden! - has made some short films for first time visitors to London.  See Here.

'Best of the fest' - 1st Sat of the month - the 'Speakeasy Cabaret'

We’re delighted to announce Maverick Theatre’s brand NEW monthly night in Central London, our ‘SpeakEasy Cabaret’ at the Wheatsheaf Pub. See the Best of the Edinburgh Fringe for a fiver! And join in yourself!  We invite YOU to come along and tell a story. There are only two rules. 1. It should be no more than 10 mins long.  And 2. It must be true!  To book a story slot email story@mavericktheatre.co.uk. Our next SpeakEasy Cabaret, with a festive theme on Saturday 1 December.

If you have a party of eight people or more we can design your very own 'branded' Literary Pub tour, with discounted tickets, any time of any day.  Great for work parties and corporate functions, Book Clubs and stylish Hen and stag celebrations. How about a Literary Office Outing Crawl? Contact us for details. 

Student Specials..!

Those under 18 years of age are not allowed to buy or consume alcohol in the UK.  But we're much more about the literature than the booze!  So we do a 'student special' - touring the family friendly pubs and including theatres and other places of literary interest. There's a special rate for student groups  here.  (Min party of 10)  


And please feel free to contact us for further details or if you are unsure about anything.  We're here to share the Literary Love!

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