News & Press

11th May 2012

The great Corporation has broadcast us twice – twice! – in the last two weeks, first on the BBC London News and then on the radio. The TV appearance features some of the locations from the Coffeehouse tour and the usual incisive

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18th April 2012

“Expect 17th Century tales of sex, scandal and dolphin dissection, as well lethal duels over Latin grammar all artfully conveyed by the libertines, hacks, hawkers, gamblers and whores who frequented chocolate and coffeehouses…”     – Time Out

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28th March 2012

From dolphin dissections to lethal literary duels, the history of coffeehouses is full of splendid incidents. But they wouldn’t have happened in a Starbucks.

Dr Green, who leads the Coffeehouse Tour, has published an article in the Daily Telegraph

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16th February 2012

“Host Matthew Green is both learned and genial, and must have sank hundreds of caffeinated stimulants while researching his subject. The stories trip off his tongue… the balance between entertainment and information is perfect” – Londonist

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10th February 2012

“bypassing the mass of American coffee companies, the tour explores the history of London’s original and best coffeehouses” – TimeOut Critic’s Choice

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7th February 2012

“Great subject, great host, and something a little bit different from the usual City walking tours” – Georgian London

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