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Some initial ideas....
 
Some initial ideas....
  
British Library
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British Library [http://www.bl.uk/]
  
Reading Room, British Museum Great Court (Marx, Dickens, etc.)
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Reading Room, British Museum Great Court (Marx, Dickens, etc.) [http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/greatcourt/read.html]
  
 
Shakespeare and Tudor Theatre: Globe Theatre, Rose Theatre
 
Shakespeare and Tudor Theatre: Globe Theatre, Rose Theatre
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John Donne - St Paul's Cathedral
 
John Donne - St Paul's Cathedral
  
*'''Dr Johnson's House''', 17 Gough Sq
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*'''Dr Johnson's House''' [http://www.drjh.dircon.co.uk/], 17 Gough Sq
  
 
Dickens: Charles Dickens Museum
 
Dickens: Charles Dickens Museum
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Arthur Conan Doyle - Baker Street - Sherlock Holmes
 
Arthur Conan Doyle - Baker Street - Sherlock Holmes
  
Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey
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*the '''Sherlock Holmes Museum''' [http://www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk/], 221b Baker Street
  
Keats - Hampstead
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Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey [http://www.westminster-abbey.org/tour/poet_corner.htm]
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Hampstead
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*'''Keat's House Museum''' [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/leisure_heritage/libraries_archives_museums_galleries/keats_house/]
  
 
Hogarth - Chiswick
 
Hogarth - Chiswick
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Charing Cross Road, Fleet Street
 
Charing Cross Road, Fleet Street
  
Contemporary fiction: Monica Ali, Zadie Smith
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Contemporary fiction: Monica Ali, Zadie Smith, ''The Da Vinci Code''

Revision as of 21:58, 30 September 2004

Literary London

Some initial ideas....

British Library [1]

Reading Room, British Museum Great Court (Marx, Dickens, etc.) [2]

Shakespeare and Tudor Theatre: Globe Theatre, Rose Theatre

John Donne - St Paul's Cathedral

  • Dr Johnson's House [3], 17 Gough Sq

Dickens: Charles Dickens Museum

  • the Old Curiosity Shop, 13-14 Portsmouth St

Bloomsbury Group: Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia - George Bernard Shaw, Virginia Woolf

Arthur Conan Doyle - Baker Street - Sherlock Holmes

  • the Sherlock Holmes Museum [4], 221b Baker Street

Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey [5]

Hampstead

  • Keat's House Museum [6]

Hogarth - Chiswick

Writers' burial places - various cemeteries

Charing Cross Road, Fleet Street

Contemporary fiction: Monica Ali, Zadie Smith, The Da Vinci Code

Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

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