Philadelphia Pickwick Club

"there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.."

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About The Club


cavanaughs headhouse ext 600 587x0The Philadelphia Pickwick Club was founded on February 24th. 1981 by Michael Harwood ( The then owner of what was then known as "The Dickens Inn" and today is known as "Cavanaughs"), The Dickens Inn/Cavanaughs is in the area of Philadelphia known as Headhouse Square, part of the olde city of Philadelphia. Members of the Executive Committee are 

  • Jim Baraldi
  • Rick Bravo
  • Chuck Gill
  • Geoff Gompers
  • Richard Hause
  • The Rev Joseph Howarth
  • Andrew Kirschner
  • Terry Lacey
  • Graham Legge
  • Austin Morris
  • Peter Murphy
  • Ed Taraskus


The club meets formally three times per year at the Cavanaugh's Headhouse Square in celebration of Charles Dickens.

"there is nothing so irresistibly contagious as laughter."
A Christmas Carol (1843)