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?

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Literary events in February

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

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
Somerset House

Good Grief Charlie Brown

25 Oct 2018 to Fans of Charles M Schulz much-loved Peanuts cartoon will want to see the Charlie Brown and Snoopy exhibition at Somerset House
Dr. Johnson’s House

Walk in the footsteps of Dr Samuel Johnson

Explore the area around Fleet Street where the great literary wit Dr Samuel Johnson used to live
British Library
free

Cats On The Page - British Library

23 Nov 2018 to An exhibition all about cats that explores how they have been portrayed in literature in paintings and on the stage
British Library
free

P G Wodehouse - The Man and His Work

27 Nov to Explore the development of P G Wodehouses writing career with this free exhibition at the British Library

Literary events in March

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

Helen Fielding at British Library

Helen Fielding and David Sedaris in conversation

7 Mar 2019 Helen Fielding and David Sedaris will be talking to Nina Stibbe about the art of diary writing at the British Library
Jan Ravens at British Library

My Teenage Diary - Jan Ravens & Rufus Hound

28 Mar 2019 Rufus Hound will asking impressionist Jan Ravens to dust off her teenage diary and read extracts of it out in public

Literary events in April

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

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
 
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