july, 2019

27jul11:0012:30Books and Barnsbury (Islington Literary Road Map Walk - West)Discover literary Barnsbury11:00 - 12:30 Guide: Janet Foster

Event Details

What links Oscar Wilde, Sylvia Plath and Bob the Cat? To find out join us on a walking tour to discover the eclectic literary history around Barnsbury. The group meets up outside Caledonian Road Tube Station tracing a route through Barnsbury to end outside the Angel Tube Station. On the way you will encounter a range of authors, a poet, an illustrator, a fictional detective, a literary society and even a cat. You will hear about lows such as crimes, suicides, imprisonment and censorship, as well as the joys of being part of a close knit community and meeting Bob the Cat. The timeframe ranges from the nineteenth century to a near-future dystopian Islington.

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Time

(Saturday) 11:00 - 12:30

Location

Caledonian Road

N7 9BA

Guide

Janet Foster[email protected]

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