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22nd October, 2015

Inside Out Festival 2015: London Clubs in Literature: A Leisurely Stroll through London’s Club-land

Event Details

Date:
22nd October, 2015
Time:
14.00
Venue:
Starts: Outside 28 St James’s Street, London, SW1A 1HJ
Price:
Free, registration essential

This gentle walk will pause outside several of London’s historic Gentlemen’s Clubs, discussing both literary members and the clubs’ appearances in literature, as well as fictional clubs inspired by the real-life venues. With stops outside clubs including White’s, The Carlton, The Reform, and The Athenaeum, the tour will address the work of writers as diverse as Ian Fleming, E.M. Forster, Patrick O’Brian, and Benjamin Disraeli.

Please note that this walk will start outside Boodle’s. 28 St. James’s St. and end at The East India Club. 16 St. James’s Square.

There will not be entry to any of the clubs.


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