London is a city well known for its out pouring of authors so join me for a guide led evening exploring some of their favourite watering holes. Starting in Bloomsbury we will visit some of the areas beautiful square gardens as well as exploring the lives of authors such as Virginia Woolf and T.S Eliot who made the area famous. We will also stop at the house of Charles Dickens, and Samuel Johnson (the inventor of the dictionary) as well as calling in at 3 beautiful historic pubs along the way all with a different literary connection. These include an unsassuming Bloomsbury bar that was a former favourite of London's literary Elite A beautiful Holborn pub now popular with the legal crowd but has played host to so many celebs over the years it's even had a poem written in its honour One of London's oldest pubs immortalised by Charles Dickens and P.G Wodehouse You will also get the chance to test your new found literary knowledge as there will be a fun quiz running through the evening, with a prize for the winner - competitiveness is very much encouraged!
. Explore Russell Square’s beautiful square gardens - a favourite haunt of the Bloomsbury group . Stroll down a picturesque Holborn street that was home not just to Charles dickens but several other poets and writers as well .Stop at a central London street that is technically a part of Cambridge! .Visit 3 traditional English pubs all with colourful associations with the literary world
Tour lasts approx 3 hours and includes a fair amount of walking, please wear comfortable shoes Tour finishes on Fleet Street close to Charing Cross and temple tube stations. Drinks not included