Led by Professor Jon Mee, from the University of Warwick’s English and Comparative Literary Studies Department, the App offers a plethora of podcasts, articles and videos exploring aspects of Victorian Britain, Charles Dickens’ novels and adaptations of his works. Visit Websi The original manuscript of 'Great Expectations', currently on show at the Dickens and London exhibition, belongs to the Wisbech & Fenland Museum. Find out more about this piece of history and how it fetched up at the museum in Cambridgeshire. Visit website
On Saturday 13 August members of the Dickens Fellowship were led on a tour of the Borough area of South London by former President of the Fellowship Dr Tony Williams. The photograph shows members in Newington Gardens, site of Horsemonger Lane Gaol, where on 13 November 1849 he attended the public execution of Maria and Frederick Manning for murder. Maria was to be recalled in the portrait of the murderess Hortense in Bleak House. Members from the North East of England and New York were in attendance. Photo courtesy of Janet Recknell-Turner.