Introducing Our Bloomsbury Tour

Mike and Cindy of London Literary Tours in Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury. The image is used to illustrate a blog about their new walking tour of Bloomsbury, featuring Virginia Woolf, E M Forster and the Bloomsbury Group, D H Lawrence, T S Eliot, W B Yeats and others.

Two years ago – as we came out of lockdown – we launched our St James’s Jaunt. Now we’re thrilled to have a new walking tour of Bloomsbury, featuring literary heavyweights Virginia Woolf and T S Eliot, the Bloomsbury Blast. Researching … Read More

Bookish Bonding

Photo of Mike and Cindy with guests, Neil, Cornelia and Christel, outside Sotheran's bookshop at the end of a literary walking tour of St James's, featuring writers Virginia Woolf, Graham Greene, Ian Fleming and others, showing happiness and how we have all bonded.

It’s a wonderful thing that guests can arrive on one of our tours as strangers but leave as –well, friends. Over the course of three hours, we perform in the street for a small group of people from all over the … Read More

London’s Literary Drinking Dens

Writer Dylan Thomas drinking at a book signing with a book of his poetry

Where do bibulous bibliophiles hang out? Well, there’s a host of pubs with literary associations across our city. They may have provided settings for scenes in novels, inspired lines of glorious verse, or simply have been where writers got hammered. Some … Read More

St James’s and its Literary Gents

man at statue of Beau Brummell, Jermyn Street, St. James's, London Literary Tours, Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh, London literary walks

When most Londoners think of a London region perfect for a literary tour, they think first of Bloomsbury, then maybe Southwark, Soho or Chelsea. They don’t think of St James’s for two basic reasons. One, they forget about the fabulous London … Read More