The Sherlock Holmes Society of London


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"On the 19th July, there'll be an attempt to set an official world record for the largest number of people dressed as Sherlock Holmes in one place - University College London, close to Montague Street, where Holmes had rooms when he first moved to London. There'll also be a raffle, with some pretty fabulous prizes, and the launch of a new book about the battle to save Undershaw from destructive "development". The aim is to raise money for the restoration of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's study and the stained glass windows at Undershaw, whose new owners, the DFN Charitable Foundation, welcome help from the Undershaw Preservation Trust with regard to the building's historical aspects.


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Sherlock Holmes Society of London Events

30 08 2014 The Stoddart Dinner
19 09 2014 Dartmoor 2014 - SOLD OUT
10 10 2014 Richard Lancelyn Green Lecture - Holmes and Chemistry
30 10 2014 Film Evening
17 01 2015 Annual Dinner
18 01 2015 Morning After

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The District Messenger

The District Messenger
The Newsletter of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London

District messenger as Adobe PDF No. 343 :: 22 June 2014

The Journal of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London

The Sherlock Holmes Journal is published twice a year.

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Sherlock Holmes Radio Shows

The Strange Case of Miss Alice Faulkner While rewriting Conan Doyle's script, the American actor William Gillette famously asked, "May I marry Holmes?" The author replied, "You may marry or murder, or do what you like with him!" The resulting play was first staged in 1899 and has lasted for more than a century. Gillette himself recorded an abridged version in 1935, for the Lux Radio Theater. Three years later Orson Welles adapted the play as an hour-long drama for the Mercury Theater on the Air, in which he took the leading role, giving a remarkable impersonation of Gillette.

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