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Christmas Drinking with Dickens

Christmas Drinking with Dickens

Our final Drinking with Dickens event of the season will be a special Christmas event.

Drinking with Dickens

Dark Horse Pub (formerly the Dickens Inn) 421 S. 2nd St Philadelphia, PA

Monday December 10 7-9 PM

The bar will be serving Smoking Bishop and Wassail Punch.  We’ll toast the memory of Dickens and …

“Bottle stands— pass it round”

“Bottle stands— pass it round”

“Bottle stands— pass it round—way of the sun—through the button hole—no heeltaps.”    -Mr. Jingle in The Pickwick


Wardle and his Friends Under the Influence of the Salmon


What larks!   Our first night of celebrating...

Drinking with Dickens

Drinking with Dickens




A celebration of the Victorian conviviality of Charles Dickens

“May we never want a friend in need, nor a bottle to give him!”

–Captain Cuttle in Dombey and Son

Join the Free Library’s Charles Dickens Ambassador Edward...

Reuben Wade’s Paint the American Eagle

An excellent and interesting show last night at the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Reuben Wade’s play, Paint the American Eagle, was given a stripped down reading by four actors:  Steven Wright as Professor Franklin Harris; Miriam White as the eldest Dickens child, Kate; Amanda Schoonover as Catherine Dickens;  Brian McCann as Charles.…

Philadelphia is the place to be for Dickensians in September

Philadelphia is the place to be for Dickensians in September

A very busy month at the Free Library of Philadelphia in September to celebrate the Charles Dickens Bicentenary:

Paint the American Eagle

One-Shot Productions will give three performances of their show, Paint the American Eagle, on Mon Sept 10 at 7PM, Tue Sept 11 at 7PM and Wed Sept 12 at 2PM:

“In …