• Where the Nightingale Sang
    Where the Nightingale Sang
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    Jen’s Pedler’s Mayfair’s Bright Young Things walk on Saturday 28th October is a literary romp around the area telling the stories of the “Bright Young Things” who inhabited the area in the 1920s. Part of the Footprints of London Literary Festival, you can find booking details on Jen’s walks page, meanwhile she reveals the origins…

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  • How well did Conan Doyle know London?
    How well did Conan Doyle know London?
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    Jen’s Pedler’s walk on Thursday 26th October Sherlock Holmes – the Return, part of the Footprints of London Literary Festival, recreates the route Holmes and Watson may have taken and attempts to solve two mysteries along the way: who murdered the Honourable Ronald Adair and where exactly was 221b Baker St?  Booking details are on…

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  • Paris to London: Refuge from Scandal
    Paris to London: Refuge from Scandal
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    With our Literary Footprints Festival 2017 in full swing, Alan Fortune recounts the tale of a key literary landmark in Soho.  Alan will be running his Literary Soho walk on 15th and 24th October, booking details are on his walks page. On the south side of Old Compton Street in the area known as Soho’s…

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  • The “evil-doers” of London
    The “evil-doers” of London
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    Continuing our series of Literary Footprints 2017 posts, Mark Rowland delves into the murky world of night walking.  Mark will be running his Dickens After Dark walk on the evenings of Tuesday 10th and Thursday 19th October, booking details are on his walks page. “If you do not want to live with evil-doers, do not…

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  • Clerkenwell’s squalid and toil-infested ways
    Clerkenwell’s squalid and toil-infested ways
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    As part of Literary Footprints 2017, on Wednesday 11th October Jen Pedler will be revealing The Nether World of George Gissing’s Clerkenwell. Booking details are on her walks page, meanwhile Jen has given us a little taster of what to expect. Walk the streets of Clerkenwell today with a copy of George Gissing’s 1889 novel…

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