Literary Tours of St John’s Gate
- St John’s Gate 1801 – From The Beauties of England and Wales by John Britton. Courtesy British Library
Cultural and Literary tours of St John’s Gate Clerkenwell.
Your starter for ten! What do Caravaggio, Barbara Cartland and William Shakespeare have in common?
If you can’t answer this potential pub quiz question then you should book to come on a cultural and literary tour of St John’s Gate. This unique building, in the heart of Clerkenwell, was the 12th century HQ of The Most Venerable Order of St John. However through the centuries is has also been used by playwrights, artists and authors. Its secrets will be revealed on Friday the 28th of February and 28th March at 4 30pm. Walk last between 45 minutes and one hour.