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May 2016

Arthur Conan Doyle at the Overground Underground Festival

May 11, 2016 - September 3, 2016
The Ingleborough Dales North Yorkshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Discover Conan Doyle's links to a stunningly beautiful area of the Yorkshire Dales

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“The Sign of Two” – book signing at the Sherlock Holmes pub

May 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Sherlock Holmes, 10-11 Northumberland Street
London, WC2N 5DB United Kingdom
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At London’s famous Sherlock Holmes pub on the afternoon of Monday the 16th May Roger Johnson & Jean Upton will be signing copies of their award-winning book "The Sherlock Holmes Miscellany".

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Alliance of Literary Societies – AGM & Weekend Event

May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Bronte country Keighley, West Yorkshire United Kingdom + Google Map

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London is a member of the Alliance of Literary Societies, whose Literary Weekend 2016 will take place in Haworth, 20 to 22 May 2016

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June 2016

Star cast reading of a new play about Conan Doyle & Houdini

June 3, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace
London, N4 3JP United Kingdom
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  This is very short notice, but...       This is the play Impossible that debuted last summer at the Edinburgh Fringe, with Phill Jupitus and Alan Cox as ACD and Houdini. It's nothing to do with the spectacular magic show of the same name.       The reading tomorrow is led by David Calder and Kerry Shale, with Diana Quick, Jessica Martin, Catriona Cox and John Dorney. It is not open to the public at large, but there are some seats available. If…

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“An Evening With Sherlock Holmes” – in support of Undershaw

June 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Truckles of Pied Bull Yard, Bury Place
London, WC1A 2JR United Kingdom
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£6.47 - £32.84

Join us for an evening of Sherlock Holmes fun with fellow Holmes fans!

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July 2016

Conan Doyle and the Battle of the Somme

July 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - July 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Armouries Museum, Armouries Drive
Leeds, LS10 1LT United Kingdom
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The Royal Armouries Museum's themed weekend to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme will include letters and photographs illustrating Arthur Conan Doyle's campaign to provide helmets and armour for British servicemen

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Poulton Hall gardens open in aid of Merseyside Samaritans

July 3, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Poulton Hall, Bebington
Wirral, CH63 9LN United Kingdom
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The gardens at the historic home of the Lancelyn Green family will be open from 1.30pm to 5.00pm on Sunday the 3rd July, to raise funds for Merseyside Samaritans. Poulton Hall, at Bebington on the Wirral, is a bit of a distance away unless you happen to be in the northwest of England, but well worth a visit, especially as the opportunity rarely arises. The family provided the Sherlock Holmes Society with two important and influential members. Roger Lancelyn Green (1918-1987) was a famous children's author and…

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THE GAME’S AFOOT – at Madame Tussauds

July 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - September 30, 2016 @ 9:30 pm
Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road
London, NW1 5LR United Kingdom
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  The Olivier nominated creators of Alice’s Adventures Underground, Les Enfants Terribles Theatre Company, and ebp in association with Madame Tussauds present THE GAME’S AFOOT. Don the deerstalker and become Baker Street’s finest detective. Travel back to Victorian London and delve into the world of Sherlock Holmes, using your powers of deduction to solve the case before the time runs out. As the newest recruits of Scotland Yard, follow in the footsteps of the great detective himself. Make your own…

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William Gillette in Glasgow!

July 20, 2016 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
The Glad Cafe, 1006 Pollokshaws Road
Glasgow, G41 2HG United Kingdom
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News from Barry Young, head of the Sherlock Holmes Society of Scotland: Hello, hello, hello.         We're holding a screening of the 1916 William Gillette silent film Sherlock Holmes at the Glad Cafe in Shawlands at 7.45pm on Wednesday July 20th.         It's a free screening, but to cover costs we are soliciting donations in exchange for plastic calabash pipes, selling Watson moustache-shaped shortbread, and holding a raffle. Jacqui has kindly offered to bake the shortbread, Andy has acquired the…

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City of London Police Museum – special Open Day

July 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Guildhall Yard, Aldermanbury
London, EC2V 7HH United Kingdom
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A special event to celebrate the Museum's move from Wood Street to the Guildhall, there'll be a spectacular Open Day on 27th July.

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