"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 2017- 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. 

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

Support new london writers and 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.



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 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...!

Listen to our radio show Podcast- 'Literary London'

Thank you! we've had over 10,000 downloads! FIND THE RECORDINGS HERE

Our Writer, Nick Hennegan (@NHennegan) presents an accessible weekly look at the London Literary scene, with interviews, features and rare recordings of some very famous writers and artists.

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO BUY A SHARE - A UNIT - IN THE LONDON LITERARY PUB CRAWL and other productions?  
We're going 'public'!  Minimum investment £2k.  Don't forget Investments can be risky.
please Email for further details.

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

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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books from london.

We are all writers - and we know of some great books you may not have heard of.  See our London Books Page. And if you have a favourite please Contact us.



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