History of London Course

Tuesday 20th September, 6:45pm Book now
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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. 

The Coffeehouse Tour

Saturday 20th Aug, 11:30am
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An immersive whirlwind tour of London's original coffeehouses with free shots of 17th-century coffee.
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Medieval Wine Tour

Saturday 20th August, 2:30pm Book now
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New! Step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of late medieval London on this immersive wine-tasting tour led by acclaimed historian and broadcaster Dr Matthew Green and brought to life by costumed actors and minstrels hidden en route. More…

Featuring pit stops at a couple of City taverns to drink delicious medieval wine and get to know to your fellow travellers.

Chocolate House Tour

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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

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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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