What the Dickens?

  • 4 reviews
  • The George and Vulture

Description

  • Christmas Themed, Immersive Theatre and Theatre/Arts
  • Tickets from £20.00
  • Over 18
  • This event has taken place.
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

Why not join Peculiar London for a fabulous immersive theatre walking tour exploring the streets that inspired Dickens to write his most famous novel 'A Christmas Carol'.

The year is 1843 and Charles Dickens is in a bit of a pickle, his wife is pregnant for the 5th time, his latest novel Martin Chuzzlewit has flopped and he needs money fast.

His publisher suggest that if he's quick he could get something out in time for Christmas, but what should he write about? he takes to the streets of Bank for inspiration, and maybe stops for a drink along the way..

Inspired by the real life circumstances in which Dickens created 'A Christmas Carol' join us we venture down the winding alleys of London's financial capital, learn some fascinating facts about the history of the much loved Christmas novel including the landmarks that are mentioned by name and the real life character that 'Scrooge' was based on.

UPDATE: WE HAVE A VERY EXCITING PIECE OF NEWS FOR ALL YOU DICKEN'S FANS! PECULIAR LONDON HAVE TEAMED UP WITH THE LOVELY MANAGEMENT AT 'THE GEORGE AND VULTURE', BANK : AN ANCIENT AND EXCLUSIVE CITY INSTITUTION THAT WAS A FAVOURITE HAUNT OF DICKENS ( IT IS MENTIONED BY NAME IN SEVERAL OF HIS NOVELS, AND REMAINS PRETTY MUCH UNCHANGED SINCE HIS DAY!)  THE MANAGEMENT HAVE KINDY AGREED TO NOT ONLY ALLOW OUR GUESTS TO STOP IN FOR A DRINK BUT ALSO TO HAVE A NOSEY ROUND THEIR COLLECTION OF DICKENS MEMORABILA!


We will also be helping you get into the spirit with a FREE Christmas tipple!

Finishes at Leadenhall market approx 10 minute walk from Bank station

PLEASE NOTE 

SUNDAY PERFORMANCES: 6PM-8.15PM

WEEKDAY PERFORMANCES: 7.30-9.45PM

(please choose booking option sunday ticket if booking for sunday)


Offers

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Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
WEEK DAT TICKET (mon-weds)

please choose this ticket if you are booking to come on the duuring the week (mon-weds)

19:30 - 21:45 £20.00
SUNDAY TICKET

Sundays only

18:00 - 20:15 £20.00

Location

Address

The George and Vulture, 3, Castle street, London, EC3V 9AE

Nearest Station

Bank (Tube)


Getting there

Organiser

peculiar London
Peculiar London

T&C s

1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes.
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6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
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