Did you know that Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, did a bit of sleuthing himself and that novelist Charles Dickens ran a home for “fallen” women? On this walk, you will meet the writers and reformers whose campaigning changed the lives of many destitute Victorians, learn how Joseph Lister’s pioneering work on disinfecting wounds dramatically reduced deaths following surgery and what led Madame Tussaud to became a model maker.
Walks start at 10 am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm and take 1 hour. No need to book but spaces are limited
Meet at the Sherlock Holmes statue outside Baker Street Tube station, Marylebone Road, NW1 5LD.
Walk ends at the statue of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Park Crescent, W1B 1LT
Book online via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/silver-marylebone-walk
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Run by the City of Westminster Guides and Lecturers Association: