Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens on Tour: The Belfast Public Readings

Ulster Museum,Botanic Gardens, Belfast
Fri, 19th October 2012 - Sat, 3rd November 2012

 

 

Visitors will have the opportunity to view original material from the Charles Dickens Museum in London, and will learn about how this most famous novelist in English made a unique and lasting impact on the thousands of Ulster people who experienced these renditions from his most popular tales. Admission to the exhibition is free.

The Museum host a special ticketed launch evening on 19 October 6-9pm, with a reading of ‘Sikes and Nancy’ by exhibition curator and Dickens 2012 NI Festival Director Dr Leon Litvack, and a musical performance by the Belfast Pickwick Players. On 20 and 21 October the Museum will offer Victorian craft workshops and a puppet show for children, based on Dickens’s ghost story ‘The Signalman’.

The Ulster Museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00-17:00 (closed Mondays).

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