Chocolate House Tour

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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. 

The Coffeehouse Tour

Saturday 2nd Aug, 2:00pm
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An immersive whirlwind tour of London's original coffeehouses with free shots of 17th-century coffee.

Rise of the Media Walk

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An immersive walk through 600 years of bribery, gossip and booze on Fleet Street led by London historian Dr Matthew Green with broadside ballad singers, drunken hacks and psychopathic media tycoons hidden along the way. More...

There are 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


Dr Johnson’s Ramble

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A lantern-lit ramble through the literary, convivial world of one of English literature's most eccentric characters.

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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