Readings at Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Be transported back to the Victorian era as members of the Dickens Fellowship read some of Charles Dickens' most beloved works.

On the first Sunday of every month, Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum invites some of the great author's admirers to the Museum's exhibition room to recite and re-enact sections of Dickens' works.

The Exhibition Room features a display on Charles Dickens and Portsmouth, as well as a small collection of memorabilia: the couch on which he died at his house in Kent, together with his snuff box, inkwell and paper knife, poignant reminders of an author celebrated for his prodigious talents and creative output.

This Regency style house is the perfect environment to enjoy Dickens' greatest work and for any admirer of literature to learn more about Charles Dickens' humble origins.

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