News & Press

21st January 2013

Ghosts of Fleet Street will next be performed on Saturday 16th March. You can book tickets here.

This immersive guided tour, which has won praise from the Guardian and Press Gazette, traces the rise and fall of the British mass

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12th January 2013

At 7pm on Thursday 31st January, Dr Matthew Green will be returning to the Idler Academy in Notting Hill to give an illustrated talk on the lost world of the London coffeehouse. A perfect tie-in for anyone who’s

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30th November 2012

We’re delighted to introduce our Christmas gift vouchers, redeemable on any of our 2013 (or 2012) tours. Buy here!

Why bother with socks, DVDs, and books that no-one really wants? Why not send your friends and loved ones

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29th November 2012

With Lord Justice Leveson poised to publish his report on the future of the press, Dr Matthew Green looks back at 317 years of press freedom.  

‘Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to

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23rd November 2012

Dr Johnson’s Christmas Ramble on Thursday 6th December is now completely sold out.

But if you didn’t bag tickets to this immersive, lantern-lit voyage, fear not. We will be repeating it in January. A Dr Johnson’s

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22nd October 2012

On Thursday 6th December, we will be running a special Christmas tour in collaboration with Dr Johnson’s House in Gough Square, just off Fleet Street.  To purchase tickets for this one-off event, book here.

Join actors, musicians and

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8th October 2012

I’m sure you all listen to In Our Time on Radio 4. Well, on Thursday 18th October the venerable Baron Bragg presented a fascinating program on William Caxton who, as anyone who’s been on our Fleet Street tour

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15th August 2012

The Guardian have given our new tour a rave review.

Ghosts of Fleet Street (formerly Hawkers, Harlots and Hacks) reveals the true and shocking story of how the English press sprouted from the depraved alleys of Fleet Street.

On the

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18th July 2012

The country’s leading Professor of Journalism, Roy Greenslade, has endorsed our new tour, to be unleashed on Sunday 29th July.  Hawkers, Harlots and Hacks traces the depraved history of Fleet Street’s media industry.

This is something Professor Greenslade

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29th June 2012

Fleet Street is in the dock at the Leveson Enquiry.  But in the first age of press freedom , Fleet Street was ‘unprincipled, devious and corrupt’, a vicious puppy of the “feral beast” it would become in the twenty-first century

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