The life and work of Dickens is regularly celebrated in festivals and outdoor activities around the world. In 2012, Dickens-themed activities are expected to bring together millions of people worldwide with new events and special editions of key annual festivals being staged to mark the bicentenary. In addition, the year of the bicentenary will see new long-lasting commemorative initiatives including exciting legacy projects and heritage trails.
Festivals & Outdoor
Come into the Parlour
An evening of Victorian songs to celebrate Charles Dickens's birthday, sung by the baritones Donald Maxwell and Marcus Farnsworth.
The 34th Annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, an annual tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1970, transports visitors to an iconic Victorian holiday.