Poetry Matters

How London writers featured on our literary walking tours valued poetry We love to relate how, in 1944, Edith Sitwell gave a public reading of her poem about the Blitz, “Still Falls the Rain”, in a theatre in London. As she … 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