Walking Tours including Key Sights in City of London- customisable - contact Sam

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  • 1.5 hr

This is an exciting guided tour round some of the Literary sights of the city led by a Cambridge University Literature graduate and London City Guide. We cover many writers from Chaucer to JK Rowling , including Wordsworth, Dickens and Shakespeare. There are plenty of chances to read aloud and join in during the walk

Itinerary Details

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First stop includes: We explore the life of Wilkes, Journalism, The City of London and how Wilkes changed things. We also listen to Jeremy Paxman on this subject.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Dr. Johnson's House

We explore the life of Johnson, Boswell and Hodge the cat. We look at his contribution to the English dictionary and how he helped create a literary society and circle in London.

Duration: 5 minutes

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We look at remnants of the 13th century Monastery and where Shakespeare's playhouse was and where Shakespeare lived. We discuss some of the plays and other sites with Shakespeare connections in the City of London.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: St. Paul's Cathedral

This is really the launch point for a discussion about the many writers in the area - Donne, Milton, More, Keats, Pepys, Dickens, Sissay, JK Rowling, Beckett, More, Fry, TS Eliot and many more......there are lots more fascinating twists and turns and alleys and byways on the walk I hope you can join
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