Literary Highgate

Part of the Hampstead & Highgate Literary Festival

Walks & Trips

Explore the atmospheric village of Highgate and its many literary roots with tour guide Isabelle Seddon.

We’ll follow in the footsteps of Charles Dickens and David Copperfield, see where poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge tried to overcome his opium addiction, where essayist Francis Bacon died from pneumonia whilst stuffing a chicken with snow, the home of J B Priestly, and we’ll peer into Highgate Cemetery, inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula and resting place of Karl Marx, Radclyffe Hall and many writers and poets.

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Add to Calendar 17/09/2017 11:00:00 17/09/2017 11:00:00 Literary Highgate Explore the atmospheric village of Highgate and its many literary roots with tour guide Isabelle Seddon. We’ll follow in the footsteps of Charles Dickens and David Copperfield, see where poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge tried to overcome his opium addiction, where essayist Francis Bacon died from pneumonia whilst stuffing a chicken with snow, the home of J B Priestly, and we’ll peer into Highgate Cemetery, inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula and resting place of Karl Marx, Radclyffe Hall and many writers and poets. JW3 DD/MM/YYYY

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