Knowledge Quarter staff and friends are welcome to join our private breakfast view of Global Dickens at the Charles Dickens Museum. Enjoy privileged out-of-hours access to the exhibition in the company of lovely, like-minded individuals living and working in the Knowledge Quarter.
This new exhibition presents a global picture of Dickens, exploring the impact of his travels on his life and his writing. Taking his own travels in Europe and North America as a departure point, it examines how this famous author was not only influenced by these places but went on to be a global cultural force, shaping the lives of people around the planet.
The Charles Dickens Museum is where the author wrote Oliver Twist, Pickwick Papers and Nicholas Nickleby. It’s where he first achieved international fame as one of the world’s greatest storytellers.The Museum is an international centre for research on Charles Dickens. It contains the world’s finest and most comprehensive collection of material relating to his life and work, with over 100,000 items including furniture, personal effects, paintings, prints, photographs, letters, manuscripts, and rare editions.