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Literary walks

Tracing the Tudors: The real London of Wolf Hall
Sat, 20 Jan
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: Wolf Hall brought to life the personal and political machinations of this most turbulent period, but the Great Fire rendered physical traces of the Tudor age hard to find in today’s London. Unless, that is, you know where to look... Join me to discover the places that tell the stories behind the stories of Wolf Hall.
Rumpole and the Legal Life
Sat, 20 Jan
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Follow the legal adventures of Old Bailey hack Horace Rumpole with readings from John Mortimer’s stories.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates: The Man Accused of Murdering Himself
Sun, 21 Jan
Your guide: Robin Rowles
Description: Sherlock Holmes investigates the mysterious disappearance of Mr Neville St. Claire, last seen in a vile opium den when he should have been on the 5.14 train to his wife and family. Can Sherlock Holmes crack the case...
A Dickens of a City
Sun, 21 Jan
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: Explore the London of Charles Dickens, a city in transition. You are accompanied by readings from his novels - the authentic voice of London.
Dickens After Dark:  In the Steps of the Night Walker
Thu, 25 Jan
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: Dickens said "But the streets of London, to be beheld in the very height of their glory, should be seen on a dark, dull, murky winter’s night…" Join me along the paths of his epic night walks to hear how his observations of the slumbering city inspired his legendary themes and characters.
Alexander Pope's The Dunciad
Wed, 31 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk visiting the locations mentioned in this satirical 18th century poem
Sherlock Holmes Investigates: The Red-Headed League
Sat, 10 Feb
Your guide: Robin Rowles
Description: Beginning at Blackfriars station, we investigate the trail of the Red-Headed League, through streets that would be familiar to Holmes and Watson.
Bradshaw's City
Sun, 11 Feb
Your guide: Jack Yeomanson
Description: A walk through the City of London using George Bradshaw's 1862 guide to London. Featuring readings and looking at the differences between the tourism of the Victorians and the tourism of today.
Finding Bridget Jones
Wed, 14 Feb
Description: Fans of Helen Fielding's chaotic and lovestruck leading lady will enjoy this romp around London. A fun walk that discusses the books and the films as well as talking about how the world of Bridget Jones can compare to real life and speculating how she would cope in today's dating world.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Thu, 22 Feb
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Circles, Squares and Triangles - Virginia Woolf in Bloomsbury
Tue, 27 Feb
Your guide: Stephen Benton
Description: A walk through the Bloomsbury of Virginia Woolf
Finding Bridget Jones
Wed, 14 Mar
Description: Fans of Helen Fielding's chaotic and lovestruck leading lady will enjoy this romp around London. A fun walk that discusses the books and the films as well as talking about how the world of Bridget Jones can compare to real life and speculating how she would cope in today's dating world.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Thu, 15 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sun, 25 Mar
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Chaucer - His life and work in the City of London
Sun, 1 Apr
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: Find out about the Canterbury Tales and what it tells us about the people who lived in the City of London and visit the places that Chaucer knew.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 21 Apr
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
Finding Bridget Jones
Wed, 9 May
Description: Fans of Helen Fielding's chaotic and lovestruck leading lady will enjoy this romp around London. A fun walk that discusses the books and the films as well as talking about how the world of Bridget Jones can compare to real life and speculating how she would cope in today's dating world.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 26 May
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 23 Jun
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: A famous poem, a famous City. Explore its streets by reference to The Waste Land a poem written by T S Eliot, using streets and buildings. Poetry reading in atmospheric locations.
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