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Downtown Riverside transforms into Dickens Festival

By Misty Severi 

Men with mustaches escorted women in long dresses while children played in the street as bagpipes played loudly in the distance.

Actor Paul Jacques has portrayed Charles Dickens at the Dickens Festival every year for the last 13 years. 450 more words

Riverside City College

A Christmas Carol in Dickensian Deventer

It’s hard to believe as you walk down the picturesque and medieval-looking Walstraat in Deventer, but thirty years ago this street in the historic Bergkwartier was run down, unloved and impoverished. 645 more words


A winter wonderland at Deventer's Dickensian Christmas

Every year, over a weekend in December, the historic Dutch town of Deventer plays host one of the more unusual events the Netherlands has to offer. 582 more words


Cornabys at the Dicken's Festival!

Scorpion Blood

Silver and white on the way.

Hopefully everyone is recovering from their Thanksgiving feasting. I know at our house most of the leftovers are long gone and we’re enjoying a few days of normality as we kick into high gear for the holidays. 208 more words

Dickens of a Festival announced for Malton: Miriam Margolyes headlines

PRESS RELEASE: Harry Potter actress and The Real Marigold Hotel star, Miriam Margolyes is returning to Malton this year for the second time to headline at the Christmas Dickensian Festival.  766 more words

Press Release

Dickens Festival 2016

Last weekend, the Dickens Festival returned to the city of Rochester, in Kent.  The Festival celebrates the area’s connection with the author Charles Dickens.  Many people attend in costume and can be seen on the High Street or in the castle area for the three days of the Festival.   37 more words