A Gin Tour of London

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.

History of London Course

New! Discover how London cracked out of its medieval shell, sprawled into the suburbs, and blossomed into a ‘human awful wonder of God’ on this acclaimed six-week course taught by Dr Matthew Green in a gorgeous red-brick church in Pimlico, brought to life by vivid maps, images and anecdotes. More…

With servings of red and white wine, luxury Baroque hot chocolate and 18th-century style coffee. 

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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