Celebration of Charles Dickens on February 9

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RUTLAND Library Service is celebrating Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday today with a special evening at the Rutland County Museum.

Three readers from the Dickens Fellowship will read light-hearted extracts from David Copperfield, Martin Chuzzlewit and other works, with anecdotes about his life at 7pm.

This will be followed by a screening of the musical film Oliver at 8.15pm.

Tickets are £3 for the whole evening from the Live@themuseum box office - 01572 720 922 www.rutland.gov.uk/live@themuseum or from Oakham Library - 01572 722918.