On the write tracks in literary Kent Day 1 Find!
On the write tracks in literary Kent
Fire your imagination
Come and be inspired - like so many great writers - by Kent's idyllic rural landscapes,
captivating cities, castles and gardens.
Start you literary tour with Charles Dickens. The author featuredRochester in his writings more
than any other town apart from London. You can still clearly recognise the old-world Rochester
the author knew so well: from the castle where Mr Pickwick leant 'contemplating nature and
waiting for breakfast' to The Guildhall where Pip was indentured as an apprentice - an
exhibition in the museum here is dedicated to Dickens. At nearby Higham on certain days you
can tour Gad's Hill Place, Dickens' home from 1857 until his death in 1870.
In the afternoon enter Dickens World at Chatham Maritime, themed around the life, work and
times of the author. Featuring Europe's largest 'dark' boat ride through the streets of
Dickensian London, ghostly encounters with Ebenezer Scrooge, animatronic and live theatre,
it's a must-do attraction for all the family.
3 October 2009 from Michelle
- Pangbourne - a love affair with a gorilla
- Out of the Blue by Val Rutt
- The Kent Factor
- Grubby Tales from Beardy Ardagh
- The Men of Kent March On
- The Curse of Aphis Minimus
- One True Crime
- Why Pick Lydden?
- From Maidstone Prison to the Wide Sargasso Sea!
- Dover- Life's a Beach
- The ideal home
- The Tramping Methodist - more tramping in Kent!
- The Small Years by Frank Kendon
- Everyone Loves Rupert Bear!
- On the write tracks in literary Kent - Day 4
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- On the write tracks in literary Kent - Day 2
- On the write tracks in literary Kent Day 1
- On the write tracks in literary Kent
- Penshurst is the Place
- From Country Pursuits to the Western Front
- Edmund Blunden - echoes from Yalding church bells
- Jane Austen walk
- John Knatchbull from Quarterdeck to Gallows
- Catherine Aird
- More from the tramps .....
- Van Gogh in Ramsgate?
- Tissot A Passing Storm c1876
- The Downfall of a Reading Detective
- Male Georgian/Regency authors
- Bluestocking writers
- Sketches By Boz - We must leave town!
- If You're Going to Snodland...
- The Kent Tramp Trail
- The Altar in the Loft
- Regency and Georgian Literature with a Kent Connection
- Jane Austen and Godmersham by The Rev. S. Graham Brade-Birks
- Kent Clues!
- Poetry dropping in Sandwich
- Reading Detectives film
- Out of the Blue - continued
- Denton Welch
- 45 London Road Sevenoaks
- To Penshurst
- Kent Finale!
- Mon 21 Sep 10.30 am DETECTIVE EVENT AT CENTRE FOR KENTISH STUDIES, MAIDSTONE
- Cat Lovers
- W H Davies
- Silence on the home front as my hard drive has died
- Jeffery Farnol
- Denton Welch, a look back to simpler times
- What Jane Austen really looked like !
- Life in the Country: With Quotations by Jane Austen and Silhouettes by Her Nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh
- First Meeting for Kent
- Jane Austen - Monster Mash Up
- Launch of Kent's Reading Detectives Team on 12 August
- Jane Austen Heritage Link
- Reading Detectives are starting soon in Kent
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