City of words: further adventures

Course Dates: 11/01/24 - 22/02/24
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location: Off Site
London luxuriates in literary references. We follow the footsteps of the authors, poets and playwrights, and some of their creations, as we walk a brand new neighbourhood each week, exploring the literary connections.
London guide: Eleanor Jackson. First meeting point at Green Park tube station, street level, Piccadilly South side.
London guide: Eleanor Jackson.
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Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00

Course Code: HLW104

Thu, day, 11 Jan - 22 Feb '24

Duration: 7 sessions (over 7 weeks)

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What is the course about?

London's literary heritage.

What will we cover?

This course is follows on from HLW99 City of words: London's literary landscape. However, it covers new areas of
London. Both continuing and new students are welcome.
Areas covered are:
Piccadilly & St James
The City - East
Holborn & Lincolns Inn
East End.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Identify key London literary figures and the buildings/areas associated with them .

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

An interest in London and literature. An ability to walk for 2 hours at a gentle pace.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

By guided walks.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No. Comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for London's variable weather.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

HLW214 City of words- the 'trequel'.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.