Ghosts of Fleet Street

Saturday 3rd August, 2:30pm Book now

Witness the media evolve from a twinkle in bookseller Wynkyn de Worde’s eye in the c15th to the nerve centre of the world in the c20th guided by London historian Dr Matthew Green and a troupe of actors and musicians. More…

No hawkers or rhinos to be seen on Fleet Street today. Only the stories brought so vividly to life by Dr Green and his troupe remain

– Guardian 

The Coffeehouse Tour

Saturday 24th Aug, 2:00pm

An immersive whirlwind tour of London's original coffeehouses with free shots of 17th-century coffee.
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A Gin Tour of London

Saturday 14th September, 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.

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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