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17th April, 2015

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

Event Details

Date:
17th April, 2015
Time:
2pm
Venue:
Start point: Outside Boodle’s. 28 St. James’s St. London SW1A 1HJ
Price:
£5

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.

Booking is essential, so please do BOOK NOW.


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