David Copperfield Read-a-Thon Dickens 2012 NI

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition


Dickens enthusiasts gathered at the John Hewitt Bar, Belfast, on twenty occasions throughout 2012, to celebrate the bicentenary of the author’s birth by reading his favourite novel out loud, in its original monthly parts, about three chapters a night.

Attendees read a chapter each, for a minimum donation of £5 to Barnardo’s (the official charity partner of Dickens 2012 NI).
Period09 Feb 201222 Nov 2012
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Dickens, Charles
  • David Copperfield