Literary events in London

Here are some literary events in London. Other literary places worth visiting are the houses where John Keats, Samuel Johnson and Charles Dickens lived, and the exhibition of historic manuscripts inside the British Library. Or how about watching one of William Shakespeare’s plays inside the Globe Theatre?

Literary events in April

Here are some interesting literary events taking place in London this April

Craig recommends… The Charles Dickens Museum is worth a visit, and I enjoyed a guided tour of the Globe Theatre. There are some old manuscripts and historical letters at the British Library

The City

Guided walk around Charles Dickens London

This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels
Globe Theatre Guided Tour at Globe Theatre

Guided tour of Shakespeares Globe

Have a tour of William Shakespeares Globe and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the worlds most famous playwright
British Library

Writing - Making Your Mark

26 Apr to This exhibition will explore the history of writing from ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs right up to our modern communication tools

Literary events in May

If you’re into literature then you might like to try one of these May events

Jacqueline Wilson at Royal Academy of Arts

Jacqueline Wilson talks about her books

3 May 2019 Childrens author Dame Jacqueline Wilson will be talking about her books and characters like Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather

Literary events in June

Readers and writers alike might be interested in one of these literary events in June

Michael Palin at Cadogan Hall

Michael Palin talking about HMS Erebus

22 Jun 2019 Join Monty Python-star Michael Palin as he talks about his own career and his new bestselling book about HMS Erebus

Literary events in July

Here’s a selection of upcoming events in July related to writing and reading

Wolf Hall at Purcell Room

Hilary Mantels Wolf Hall - Live

14 Jul 2019 Hear extracts from Hilary Mantels award-winning novel Wolf Hall alongside a performance of the TV score by the Locrian Ensemble
London Film And Comic Con at London Olympia

London Film & Comic Con 2019

26 to Enter a world of cosplay comics manga and movies and meet some of the biggest stars from the big and small screen
 
Jacqueline Wilson talks about her books Children's author Dame Jacqueline Wilson will be talking about her books and characters like Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather.
Michael Palin talking about HMS Erebus Join Monty Python-star Michael Palin as he talks about his own career, and his new bestselling book about HMS Erebus
Guided walk around Charles Dickens London This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels.
Guided tour of Shakespeares Globe Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.
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