History of London Course

Tuesday 14th November, 6:30pm Book now

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. 

Medieval Wine Tour

Saturday 21st Oct, 2:30pm

A critically acclaimed tour of medieval London with many goblets of medieval-style wine.
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The Coffeehouse Tour

Saturday 21st October, 11:30am Book now

Join actors, musicians and London historian Dr Matthew Green for an immersive whirlwind tour of London’s original — and best — coffeehouses in the City of London. As seen on the BBC, LondonistTelegraph and Guardian.  

Free shots of black and gritty coffee, brewed c17th style, included!

Chocolate House Tour

An anarchic tour of the seditious chocolate houses of royal St James's with luxury Baroque hot chocolate
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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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