The Dickens Project Returns 
to Second Life December 1, 2019

The Dickens Project has become a winter holiday tradition for a growing number of Second Life residents since it began as a special seasonal presentation by Seanchai Library in 2008.  It transformed into an interactive environment in 2012, then to a full region experience for 2017 and 2018. Seanchai Library is proud to announce that they will be opening the doors of The Dickens Project 2019 Edition beginning December 1.

We Welcome Our Participating Communities to this year's Project: 

  • Ce Soir Arts
  • The Community Virtual Library
  • Elite Equestrian
  • Fantasy Faire Radio
  • Idle Rogue Productions
  • Innsmouth - H.P. Lovecraft Inspired
  • Misfit Dance & Performance Art
  • Radio Riel

The Dickens Project celebrates the work of English author Charles Dickens (1812-1870) featuring his seminal work "A Christmas Carol." This year's edition presents a full month of exploration, storytelling, music, dance, roleplay opportunities, and the return of the "Urchins in Dickens’ London" experience. 

"The Dickens Project is not one single thing," said Caledonia Skytower of Seanchai Library. "It began as purely a story event, but has evolved to be much more. Our goal is to bring residents together around this important literary work and its themes. Whether their interest is historical, educational, artistic, social, recreational, active, reflective - we work to provide opportunities to engage that are fun and meaningful."  It is the scope of the project and the breadth of its reach into the Second Life community that recommended it to Patch Linden and Linden Labs, the region sponsor of the 2019 Edition. 

The Dickens Project 2018 - Bay in the Park
In a nutshell, The Dickens Project includes:
·  A full region themed around Dickens' A Christmas Carol, and the world of the story.
·  Over 40 hours of live music, spoken word, dance events and performances.
·  Self-selectable interactive elements, including the "Urchins in Dickens’ London" roleplay/game/experience, and opportunities for both RP and Non-RP guests.
·  Dozens of performers, presenters, and special guests including Patch Linden himself.
·  Educational and interpretive content to encourage questions like "What was Tiny Tim suffering from anyway?"
The Dickens Project 2019 under construction - The Ghost of Christmas Present
There will be special Press/Blogger Previews on November 29th and 30th for the virtual media to get a closer look at The Project before it officially opens. 

More Information will be available on this page as we draw near opening day.

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