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Sudbury Tourist Infomation Centre

Free Guided Town Tour: Legends & Literature of Sudbury

Join us for this free guided tour exploring some of Sudbury’s fascinating legends and literary links - from Dickens, Dragons to Dalmatians!

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Free Guided Town Tour: Legends & Literature of Sudbury
Free Guided Town Tour: Legends & Literature of Sudbury

Time & Location

22 Oct 2022, 11:00 – 23 Oct 2022, 13:30

Sudbury Tourist Infomation Centre, Sudbury Town Council Old Market Place, Sudbury CO10 1TL, UK

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Tour Meet point: Sudbury Tourist Information Centre (entrance on Gaol Lane), Town Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1TL

Tour begins at 11am on Saturday 22nd October 2022, the tour will take approx. 1.5hrs

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Legends & Literature - free guided tour

Join our rescheduled 'free to explore' Heritage Open Days guided tour programme - this tour explores Sudbury’s legends and literary connections: from Dickens, Dragons to Dalmatians!

Led by expert Blue Badge guide, Claire Partner, who will bring the streets of Sudbury to life with tales of Sudbury’s legends and literary connections: from Dickens, Dragons to Dalmatians!

Along the way hear how Sudbury has appeared in works by such famous authors as Charles Dickens and Dodie Smith. See where the young Dickens was inspired by the “Rotten Borough” of Sudbury, and discover where the dalmatians in Dodie Smith’s well-known book stopped to have a drink. En route we will even unearth a few legends including one about dragons...

En route we'll also discover:

- Where John Bunyan may have preached in the town

- The site where the distinctive Times Cryptic Crossword puzzle was created

- How Daniel Defoe described Sudbury

- How the Sudbury silk industry appears in fiction today!

Enquiries: Sudbury Tourist Information Centre (entrance on Gaol Lane), Town Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1TLE: info@sudburytowncouncil.co.uk or towncentremanager@sudburytowncouncil.co.ukT: 01787 372331 (option 1)

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