The Heights of Dickens

Course Dates: 13/06/21
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Location: Online
Tutors:
Marilyn Greene

Follow in Charles Dickens’ footsteps in a virtual walk from Highgate to the hamlet of North End on the border with Hampstead and Hampstead Garden Suburb. We see houses that Dickens stayed in; learn about his friendships; see inspirations for David Copperfield and peep into Highgate Cemetery where several members of the Dickens family were buried. We will pay a visit to the Spaniard’s Inn featured in the Pickwick Papers and continue with Bill Sikes' journey in Oliver Twist from Highgate Hill across the grounds of Kenwood towards North End and Hendon.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

Follow in Charles Dickens’ footsteps in a virtual walk from Highgate to the hamlet of North End on the border with Hampstead and Hampstead Garden Suburb. We see houses that Dickens stayed in; learn about his friendships; see inspirations for David Copperfield and peep into Highgate Cemetery where several members of the Dickens family were buried. We will pay a visit to the Spaniard’s Inn featured in the Pickwick Papers and continue with Bill Sikes' journey in Oliver Twist from Highgate Hill across the grounds of Kenwood towards North End and Hendon.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

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

An interest in London's literary heritage.

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

Online.

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

No additional costs.

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

Other guided London Walks this summer or starting in September. Please see the City Lit website.

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Book your place

Course Code: HLW218

Sun, day, 13 Jun - 13 Jun '21

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £9.00
Senior fee: £9.00
Concession: £9.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions? humanities@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2652

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