Dickens House Museum
The Dickens Fellowship
is a worldwide association of people who share an interest in the life and
works of Charles Dickens. The Fellowship web site offers information on
Dickens' life, fiction
and journalism as well as links to sites about Dickens and Fellowship
branches. Its headquarters are at the Charles
Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London WC1 2LF. Dickens rented this charming
Georgian House (shown with a board on the pavement in the photograph) for himself and his young family in the late 1830s.
He worked on Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby and The
Pickwick Papers here. The house is furnished as it would have been in his lifetime, and contains
many of his pictures and memorabilia.
is a virtual art gallery displaying paintings by forgotten or
neglected artists of the 19th (and 20th) centuries including the
Pre-Raphaelites who dominated British art in the reign of Queen
Society reviews and comments on the planning and development of
London and works to stimulate appreciation of London and the conservation of its amenities and its best buildings.
There are approaching fifty churches or remains of
churches in the square mile of the City of London and they have been
described as 'one of the finest groups of ecclesiastical buildings in
Europe'. The Friends of
the City Churches aims to bring together the many people who love
and value the City churches and ensure that they are preserved intact
of London Guide Lecturers Association aims to promote and maintain a
high standard of guiding in and lecturing about the City of London.
The Institute of Tourist Guiding is
a professional society for tourist guides. .
The Museum of London
is at 150 London Wall, on the Aldersgate Street corner. The Museum's
Archeology Service explores the archeology
of all building sites in the City and most of the artifacts it
discovers are added to the museums collection enabling it to mount
particularly fine displays on Roman and Medieval London.