Preview: Dickens Day @ Royal Society Of Medicine

As Dickens’ bicentennial year draws to a close, Dickens Day will bring children together to celebrate his life and work with period music and drama and a Victorian Christmas Fayre.

The family-friendly day is also a big fundraising event for Great Ormond Street Hospital, which is fitting as Charles Dickens played a great part in helping the hospital to grow and thrive. One of the performances will include a poem, written by a ten year old outpatient at GOSH, set to music and sung by Kings College Chorus.

As well as diverse performances and entertainments the all-day event will also include a series of fun talks, cartoons and films all about Charles Dickens and his London.

If you’re interested in taking a stall at the Christmas market or sponsoring this event with money or in kind – please get in touch with the organiser, Dickens expert and impersonator, Chris West.

Did you hear Chris talking about Dickens on our podcast?

Dickens Day is on Sunday 25 November at the Royal Society of Medicine, Wimpole Street W1. Get your early bird tickets online now. You can buy all day tickets for £10, children £6. Or half day tickets for £7/£5. Tickets on the door will be £1 more.

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