Literary events in London

Literary events in London

A guide to literary events in London coming up in the next few months.

Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright.
Guided tour in London at The City


The City This guided walk will take you around some of the streets and locations that Charles Dickens used within his novels.
Guided tour in London at Fleet Street


Fleet Street Walk in the footsteps of Dr Samuel Johnson, exploring the area around Fleet Street where he used to live in a guided tour.
Talk in London at Alan Bennett at Union Chapel

Union Chapel Celebrated playwright Alan Bennett will be reading extracts from his latest collection of diary extracts, 'Keeping On Keeping On'.
Childrens event in London at Mcm London Comic Con at ExCel London

to ExCel London The MCM Comic Con is a world full of comics, manga and movies, where you can meet stars from the big and small screen.
Museum exhibition in London at Charles Dickens Museum


Charles Dickens Museum Walk around Charles Dickens home after dark, when it's all lit with lamps and candles, and learn your future from a clairvoyant.
Comedy in London: Alan Partridge at Waterstone’s


Waterstone’s Steve Coogan (in the guises of Alan Partridge) will be at Waterstones in Piccadilly to sign copies of his latest book, 'Nomad'. Comedien Alan Partridge will be performing at the Waterstone’s on the 29th October.
Free event in London at Petrie Museum


Petrie Museum Listen to some spooky Halloween tales about Egyptian mummies at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Achaeology.
Talk in London at Jon Ronson at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Join the bestselling writer Jon Ronson, Mary Turner Thomson and Eleanor Longden for 'Psychopath Night'.
Talk in London at Alan Bennett at Lyttelton Theatre


Lyttelton Theatre Playwright Alan Bennett will be reading extracts from his latest collection of prose, 'Keeping On Keeping On'.
Talk in London at Michael Morpurgo at British Library

British Library 'War Horse' author Michael Morpurgo will be talking about his children's books, and why children's literature is so important.
Guided tour in London at The City

to The City Enjoy a walk around the Victorian streets where Charles Dickens found inspiration for Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger.
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