Tag Archives: Christmas

A Christmas Carol at the Charles Dickens Museum Dec 7, 8,14th and 15th

A Christmas Carol 48 Doughty Street, the beautifully restored London home of Charles Dickens, is dressed up for Christmas, and will host a special candlelit reading of A Christmas Carol … “Actor Dominic Gerrard returns to re-live Dickens’s classic narrative once … Continue reading

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Renegade Craft Fair November 9th and 10th 11am-6pm, Old Truman Brewery

Christmas Shopping Idea: The Renegade Craft Fair  is a curated indie-craft marketplace showcasing the brightest talents in contemporary craft and design. The fairs bring hundreds of makers out of their studios and workshops and into the spotlight for a festive … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens Museum Reopens after £3m Restoration

Read the Independent Article about the reopening of the Dickens Museum The time is propitious if you would like to do things that give you the feel for a true Victorian  Christmas.  For instance, Professor Michael Slater will do an … Continue reading

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Christmas Past – through January 6th

From the Geffrye: “Each year, authentic festive decorations transform the museum’s period rooms, giving visitors an evocative and captivating insight into how Christmas has been celebrated in English middle-class homes over the past 400 years. Step back through the centuries … Continue reading

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We all could use a few nights in with James Bond

I’m starting to sense around me the usual consternation about gifts that starts reaching a crescendo this time of year.  And so when I have an inspired idea, I’ll try and help out by posting it for my readers. First … Continue reading

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The Lost Christmas-Waterloo East through December 23rd

  When the Waterloo East Theatre recently opened  underneath the Waterloo railway arches its co-founder was quoted as saying “It’s certainly snug”.   But according to the Telegraph, Waterloo East makes the most of its confined space.  The theatre (which i … Continue reading

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