Explore London’s Soho and Fitzrovia neighborhoods with a guide and visit pubs whose past patrons include the likes of Dylan Thomas, Charles Dickens, George Orwell and Virginia Woolf. Kick off the 2.5-hour tour with a traditional British pub quiz, and the set off in search of the old pubs that have inspired generations of creatives. Visit, too, places connected with modern-day artists, musicians and writers such as Paul McCartney and Damien Hirst.
2.5-hour walking tour of Soho and Fitzrovia in London
Visit the pubs that have inspired generations of writers and artists
Hear about writers like Charles Dickens, Dylan Thomas, Virginia Woolf and George Orwell
See places connected with Paul McCartney, Damien Hirst and other modern-day creatives
Listen to readings and take part in a British pub quiz
Our guide was excellent and his recitations were beautifully done. I was hoping for a few more locations where earlier writers had also drunk. The Francis Bacon and Augustus John connections were revealing. Altogether it was satisfying. The Wheatsheaf is a perfect starting point.