Dickens and London

This web site celebrates:


the life and works of Charles Dickens and the ways in  which he used the London of his day in his writings.  


the history of London, especially of the City (the ancient city, mostly within the Roman walls and now London's financial  district).  The picture opposite shows Temple Church, dating from the 12th century.

the history and buildings of the East End, for many years London's poorest area.  


the architecture of London, especially the exciting and innovative modern architecture that has been, and is, transforming the appearance of the City.   

Picture of the month -  Jun to Jul  

Festival Gardens and St Paul's Cathedral

It also offers a number of guided walks featuring Dickens' London and the City of London, mostly to be pre-booked for a minimum group size.  When a scheduled walk is available it is highlighted at he top of this page.  Click here for details.