This is the stunning National Literacy Trust ‘books about town’ Sherlock bench in London’s Woburn Square. Designed and painted by Valerie Osmet, it’s one of 50 benches celebrating London’s literary heritage. Well worth a visit!
There’s more about the books about town exhibition here:
Undershaw Lives! Guinness Worlds Record attempt for the Greatest Number of People Dressed as Sherlock Holmes in aid of the restoration of Undershaw.
Tomorrow morning, Saturday 19th July, hundreds of Sherlock fans will gather at University College London (UCL) to try and set a Guinness World’s Record for the most amount of people dressed as Sherlock Holmes in one place. There are still some places available [click here]. The event will be filmed live by several TV channels and there will be lots of national press. Why has it got so much coverage?
Benedict Cumberbatch at Letters Live, Hay Festival on 31 May.