Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Wordy Wednesday – It's The Literary #London Pub Walks with Brian Tonight at 7pm!

Wordy Wednesday: Brian Leads the Literary London Pub Walk Tonight


Some Literary London links to tide you over until you join me on my walk this evening at 7pm…





Some Literary London Links..... 

William Makepeace Thackeray sets 'Vanity Fair' in Russell Square, his daughter was Harriet Thackeray who married Leslie Stephen; Leslie Stephen was the father of Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf was the first cousin of Ralph Vaughan Williams who was related to Charles Darwin, Josiah Wedgwood and John Maynard Keynes, who bought a house from Virginia Woolf, who was proposed to by Lytton Strachey, who was Duncan Grant's cousin, who was the father of Angelica Bell who married David Garnett who had an affair with Clive Bell…


Meet Brian at 7pm, Holborn Tube station. There's no need to book. A London Walk costs £10 (£8 concession)





Brian
Brian, a professionally qualified Blue Badge Guide, won the London Tourist Board's Guide of the Year Award in 1994. His career has embraced the law, surveying, catering, dispatch riding and art - and the stage may be beckoning. Now, anyone for a soundbite? And if you'd like a completely independent take on Brian's guiding, well, read this Marylebone Journal review of his Old Marylebone walk. 







A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.









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