Carlyle's House

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Please note that the house is closed until Saturday March 2nd 2019. This is to allow essential conservation work to be carried out.

The Chelsea home of a Victorian literary couple

Carlyle's House

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Talks at Carlyle's House 

Join us for a chance to visit Carlyle's House in the evening and listen to one of a series of talks on all things Victorian. We're delighted to be hosting a series of events with A Curious Invitation for a third year.

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Ian Hislop, Simon Heffer and AN Wilson discuss the legacy of Thomas and Jane Caryle at Carlyle's House

The Victorian Legacy : A conversation between Simon Heffer, Ian Hislop and AN Wilson 

On 22 February 2017 Simon Heffer, Ian Hislop and AN Wilson came to Carlyle's House in Chelsea, London to discuss the legacy of Thomas and Jane Carlyle in front of an invited audience. We hoped to recreate the atmosphere of the famous salons hosted by the Carlyles which attracted the most influential thinkers of the Victorian period including Dickens, Mrs Gaskell, Ruskin and Tennyson.

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