Mrs. Dalloway’s London

St. James's Park tube station, London

Guided by Stephen

Please note

Booking is recommended. It guarantees you a place and it helps us keep the group sizes small. You still can just turn up and go – spur of the moment – but it’s better if you reserve your place. Select your date and time on the table below.

Walk Times

Day Walk Type Start Time End Time
27 December 2019 Special 2 pm 4 pm Winter Reserve Online

Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway is a tour de force. Literary modernism reaches its peak of perfection in that book – on that walk through London on that day in 1923. We walk with Mrs Dalloway. Walk her London. See it with her eyes. The walk is guided – and performed – by Steve N., a Royal Shakespeare Company actor. That’s important because Mrs Dalloway is essentially a prose poem – arguably the most beautifully written novel of the last 100 years. In situ Steve* will read the relevant passages to us. The words, the delivery, the setting – everything comes together. Special walk, special couple of hours. More than special – unforgettable.

*Fiercely intelligent, terrifyingly talented, distinguished actor. Royal Shakespeare Company, West End shows, lots of films, Sir Peter Hall’s Shakespeare productions, etc. Best ear ever. His impersonation of John Lennon is a resurrection. Doesn’t just guide Shakespeare, performs him. Brilliantly (on his Sunday afternoon Shakespeare’s & Dickens’ City walk – but see for yourself, here’s the video).

MRS DALLOWAY’S LONDON – THE PRACTICALS

Mrs Dalloway’s London takes place at 2 pm on Friday, December 27.  The meeting point is just outside the Westminster Abbey/Broadway exit of St. James’s Park Tube. 

LONDON WALKS PRIVATE WALKS

If you can’t make one of the regularly scheduled, just-turn-up, public Mountain Building & Meteorites in the City of London walks it can always be booked as a private tour. If you go private you can have the Mrs. Dalloway's London walk – or any other London Walk – on a day and at a time that suits your convenience. We’ll tailor it to your requirements. Ring Fiona or Noel or Mary on 020 7624 3978 or email us at privatewalks@walks.com and we’ll set it up and make it happen for you. A private London Walk – they’re good value for an individual or couple and sensational value for a group – makes an ideal group or educational or birthday party or office (team-building) or club outing.

GIVE THE GIFT OF LONDON WALKS

A private London Walk makes a fab gift – be it a birthday or anniversary or Christmas present or whatever. Merchandise schmerchandise (gift wrapped or not) – but giving someone an experience, now that’s special. Memories make us rich.

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