A Season Celebrating the Life, Works, Times and Issues of Charles Dickens


Dozens of Orlando area arts, cultural and social service organizations celebrate the most read English author after Shakespeare with 202 event days celebrating his 202nd birthday.

This

Month

2014 - The Grand Tour in Orlando

What The Dickens Orlando 

More to come

The Tour (and web site) are still being finalized.

Trivia Night!

Join host Terry Olson at Stardust Video and Coffee every FIRST TUESDAY of the month for trivia.

 

Not a Dickens know-it-all? That's okay!

 

Topics range from 15th century music to 21st century transportation, and anecdotes detail how each of the categories relates to Mr. Dickens himself!

 

CASH PRIZES!

GIVEAWAYS!

 

Next Trivia Night: October 7th!

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Trivia categories thus far

January:

Business                                            

Charities                                            

A Christmas Carol                                 

Christmas Traditions                   

 

February:

Bankruptcy & Speculation

Education

February Birthdays

 

 

March: 

Celebrities with Matching Letters

France

Games

 

 

 

April:

Houses

Punch & Judy

Readings

 

 

May:

Class Struggle

Family (Word Scramble)

Good Food & Drink

 

 

June:

202

France

Guns

 

 

July:

4th of July Activities

American Revolution

Boats & Wild Waters

Enzian Theater

Oliver! The Musical (film adaptation)

Join the Enzian Theater for its KidFest Summer Film Series! Oliver! plays Wedensday, July 9, Wednesday July 23, and Sunday July 27. Admission is free on weekdays and $5 on weekends.

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Starving Artist Studios

In association with Central Florida Community Arts

presents

Oliver! The Musical

Presented at Winter Springs High School, this production features a full 22-piece orchestra, as well as a cast of fifty well-known local television personalities, professional actors, stage veterans and an ensemble of children ages 5-18!

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Orange County Library

Orlando 

 

July 26 - Great Expectations

The David Lean film adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, exploring the story of a humble orphan who becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

 

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Explore Dickens' London! Sandra Shevey, host of London Street Market Walks, is offering a 10% discount to all who reference our What the Dickens! page.

 

One catch - You must visit London to take the tour! Cheers!

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December

Ghosts

Music

 

 

 

Getting Around Ol' England

Theatre

 

 

 

 

Marriage

Nicholas Nickleby

Prisons

 

 

  

 

 

The Law

The Other Woman

 

 

 

 

Pets

Public Sanitation and Cleanliness

Trains

 

 

 

June Deaths

Oceans

Scattergories

 

 

 

Marriage and Housekeeping

Physical Traits

Summer Travel