Dickens the novelist, Dickens the journalist and Dickens the social reformer: the man came to Lambeth in many guises. Lambeth Archivist, Jon Newman, explores his overlapping accounts and descriptions of the place and in particular of the River Thames that flowed around it and made Lambeth distinct from the rest of London.
Thursday 12th April, 7pm
Waterloo Library 114-118 Lower Marsh, London, SE1 7AG
This is part of a series of Charles Dickens’ Library Events organised by Lambeth council and Cityread:We’re inviting London’s residents, visitors and students to find out more about Oliver Twist, its author, and London’s history in a month-long programme of events in libraries, cinemas, museums. This will be London’s first ever pan-London community reading festival, with all 33 of the capital’s library services hosting a programme of more than 300 events during the month, including book groups, children’s events, local studies walks, author readings, film showings and more.