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17th April, 2015

London Clubs in Literature: A leisurely stroll through London’s club-land.

Event Details

17th April, 2015
Start point: Outside Boodle’s. 28 St. James’s St. London SW1A 1HJ

Part of
‘Walking the City’ TCCE Annual Walking Weekend 2015

Walk Guide:
 Professor Jeremy Strong, University of West London
Duration: about an hour

This gentle walk based around St. James’s will pause at a number of London’s Gentlemen’s clubs, linking them to their appearances in literature and notable literary members. In addition to ‘real’ locations such as the Carlton and Athenaeum, the story of the walk will also embrace fictional venues such as Fleming’s Blades, Wodehouse’s Drones and Patrick O’Brian’s Black’s.

Please note that this walk will start outside Boodle’s. 28 St. James’s St. and end at The East India Club. 16 St. James’s Square. There will not be entry to any of the clubs.

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