Medieval Wine Tour

Saturday 20th February, 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.

The Coffeehouse Tour

Saturday 20th Feb, 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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Chocolate House Tour

Saturday 19th March, 2:30pm Book now
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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

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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 coffeehouses made 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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