Dickens Fair Participants

Dickens Fair Participants

Click here for the Official Dickens Fair Vendor & Performer Page

2020 Missives
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2019 – Post-Dickens Missive
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – April Missive #1
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – June Missive #1
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – July Missive #1
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – August Missive #1
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – Autumn Missive
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – October Missive
Great Dickens Christmas Faire 2020 – November Missive
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2020 – Special Missive – Memorial Tributes

2021 Missives
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – January Missive
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – April Missive #1
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – April Missive #2
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – May Missive #1 – May 1st Progress Report
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021- May Missive #2 – Mother’s Day Missive from Kevin Patterson
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – May Missive #3 – RBP Progress Report
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – June Missive #1 – RBP Progress Report
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – July Missive #1  RBP Progress Report
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – July Missive #2
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – August Missive #1 – Live Event Cancelled due to the Delta Variant
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – August Missive #2 – RBP Progress Report
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – September Missive #1 – HR & DEI at the Dickens Fair
Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2021 – October #1 – Drive Thru Dickens Update!

Please visit the RBP Community Page here
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Resources

2019 Workshop Class Files
What Dickens Saw in His Life – Resources 
“Playing It Safe – Consent Workshop” by Dr. Tara Rech – please read

Some Basic Links
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair
Official Dickens Fair Performer Page
Where To Start If You’d Like To Work At The Dickens Fair
Official Dickens Fair Costume Guidelines
The World of Charles Dickens
Building Your Character
Dickens Fair Ride Share Group on Facebook

Participant Costume Guidelines
Participant Costume Guidelines

Revised Costume Approval Checklist

Downloadable Costume Info
Lace Caps
Bow Ties
Coats & Suits
Collars and Cuffs
Frock Coats
Men’s Shirts
Pants & Vests

Movies:
The 1951 version of A Christmas Carol
The Charles Dickens Collection, Volume 1 (Oliver Twist / Martin Chuzzlewit / Bleak House / Hard Times / Great Expectations / Our Mutual Friend)
The Charles Dickens Collection, Vol. 2 (David Copperfield / The Pickwick Papers / The Old Curiosity Shop / Dombey and Son / Barnaby Rudge)

Recordings:
Patrick Stewart Reading “A Christmas Carol”

Books:
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew
The Complete Charles Dickens Collection : 60 Complete Works : Formatted for the Kindle, Including linked Table of Contents
Judith Flanders, The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens’s London (2012)
Ruth Goodman, How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life (2014)
Lee Jackson, Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth (2014)

Free Resources
Maps of London through the ages (see esp. 1830-1860)
Mayhew’s “London labour and the London poor”:
  Vol. I
  Vol. II 
Vol. III

  Extra Vol.

Various Dickens Links
Fezziwig’s Warehouse (lots of links)
PEERS Home Page (lots of links)
David Perdue’s Charles Dickens Page
Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management
Victorian Money – How much did things cost?
Victorian Web