Hertfordshire has been the source of inspiration for many writers - find out how through our latest exhibition Dreamers, Radicals and Satirists: Hertfordshire's inspired writers.
The amazing writers include EM Forster, George Orwell, Charles Dickens and Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Explore their politics, beliefs and loves during Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020.
Explore Hertfordshire's literary connections via our Google map - let us know of those who we have missed!
Why not go on one of our walks we have curated? Explore the county, taking in the sites and sounds featured by these writers, as self-led or guided walks.
The exhibition is on until the end of June 2020.
Download our self-guided walks on the right or join our guided walks.
Anniversaries: 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Forster's death, the 70th anniversary of Shaw and Orwell's deaths, and the 150th anniversary of Dickens' death.