Charles Fort Birthday Pub Crawl:
A Procession of The Damned
6 August 2010 6.30pm start
The naïve and the pedantic and the bizarre and the grotesque and the sincere and the insincere, the profound and the puerile.
The Book of the Damned
Beginning at 6.30pm outside 39A Marchmont Street, Fort’s home in London, with a reading and toast (ale and cheese optional). Map to Marchmont Street.
Followed by a pub crawl in his honour:
Friend at Hand, 4 Herbrand Street, WC1N 1HX
Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn, WC1V 6LS
Rugby Tavern, 19 Great James Street, WC1N 3ES
Truckles of Pied Bull Yard, 2 Bury Place, WC1A 2JR
All forteans and friends welcome.
Contact Scott for more details.
Charles Fort books online.
Short Fort biography (hopefully explaining the cheese):
I Am a collector of notes upon subjects that have diversity—such as deviations from concentricity in the lunar crater Copernicus, and a sudden appearance of purple Englishmen—stationary meteor-radiants, and a reported growth of hair on the bald head of a mummy—and "Did the girl swallow the octopus?"