Every year the Society seeks to bring to Holmes enthusiasts an annual Christmas Card that illustrates the spirit of the season with a Sherlockian flair. This year we sought the artistic talent of Holmesians from all around the world with a Christmas Card art contest.
Welcome to the Society
Founded in 1951, the Society is open to anyone with an interest in Sherlock Holmes, Dr John H. Watson and their world. It is a literary and social Society, publishing a scholarly Journal and occasional papers, and holding meetings, dinners and excursions.
Join the Society
The Society is open to anyone with an interest in Sherlock Holmes, Dr John H. Watson and their world. We organise numerous fun, interesting and educational events throughout the year and we always welcome new members to our society.
The Society's shop sells a range of items for those interested in the world of Sherlock Holmes. Products include merchandise such as ties, watches and cufflinks and fascinating publications produced by the society and our much loved Christmas cards.
The Society welcomes Paul Gillings as the new Merchandising Officer following the retirement of Bob Ellis.
You may be a member of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London – but did you know that the Society is itself a member of the Alliance of Literary Societies?
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