A Gin Tour of London

Saturday 23rd November, 2:30pm Book now

New! Join actors, musicians and Dr Matthew Green for an immersive gin tour, exploring how the juniper berry ripped through the fabric of urban society and transformed the face of London forever, spawning lowly Georgian gin shacks, opulent Victorian gin palaces, and luxury modern gin bars, meeting a cast of characters straight out of Hogarth.

Includes a lot of free gin.

Chocolate House Tour

Saturday 7th December, 2:30pm Book now

Join actors, musicians and Dr Matthew Green for a decadent and depraved tour of London’s seditious chocolate houses in the majestic boulevards of St James’s. Described by the Guardian and Londonist as “fascinating”. More…

The tour includes free servings of exotic Baroque hot chocolate, brewed from a 1699 recipe. 

Coffeehouse Audio Tour

An epic audio tour immersing listeners in the lost world of 17th and 18th-century London like never before with a bold and brilliant soundscape. In two vivid, suspense-filled hours it tells the extraordinary story of how London’s coffeehousesmade the modern world. It’s set in the rain-rattled alleys and hidden courts of the City but can also be enjoyed as an audiobook at home.

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Coffeehouse Book

The Lost World of the London Coffeehouse

The new publication by Dr Matthew Green, published by Idler Books

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