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Literary walks

St. Pancras in Literature, Film and Drama
Sun, 23 Apr
Your guide: Alan Fortune
Description: Explore the St. Pancras lives of important figures like Mike Leigh, Mary Wollstonecraft, George Bernard Shaw, Thomas Hardy and Paul Robeson.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sun, 23 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.
Constable's Hampstead
Sun, 23 Apr
Your guide: Marilyn Greene
Description: Discover where Constable lived, the houses and landscapes he painted, as well as his family tomb. This talk is illustrated with quotes from his letters about his art and feelings for Hampstead
Much Ado About Trading
Sun, 23 Apr
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: This tour explores aspects of trade in Shakespeare’s London and how it provided valuable material to him and to his fellow dramatists
Literary Soho
Thu, 27 Apr
Your guide: Alan Fortune
Description: Explore the lives of famous literary figures, like William Blake, Fanny Burney, George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, William Blake, Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud.
Literary Covent Garden. Towards A New Sensibility
Mon, 1 May
Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Covent Garden Literature from the Restoration to the Napoleonic Wars. Pepys, Fielding, Austen, Gay, Voltaire, Evelyn, Steele and Lamb.
A Journal of the Plague Year
Thu, 4 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The stories of the quack doctors, brave neighbours and doom-mongers who filled London in the plague year of 1665 in Defoe's classic account
Charles Dickens and the City of London
Sat, 6 May
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: Dickens was one of the greatest creators of characters in the English language, but one character writ large through his work is London itself.  Join me to hear the stories about the places that had the greatest influences on the man and his work and discover why he called London his “magic lantern”.
Finding Bridget Jones
Tue, 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.
Clerkenwell's Literary connections
Fri, 19 May
Your guide: Sean Patterson
Description: Explore Smithfield and Clerkenwell's literary connections and hear readings from authors who wrote about this fascinating area.
T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sun, 21 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
Thu, 22 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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