The adventures of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson have been bringing people together since the stories were first published. Today, there are numerous gatherings, groups, and events focused on the Great Detective and the culture surrounding him. Scions all over the world discuss everything from the original stories to the latest spin-off and provide opportunities to meet other enthusiasts.
Below is information on how to get involved with the many scions, societies, conventions, and fandom. If you want to celebrate Sherlock Holmes and play the Great Game, you’re in good company! Join us!
Finding Your Community
Want to join a Sherlockian group? Below are some helpful links and information for you to get started.
Sherlock Holmes Societies
Below we highlight Sherlock Holmes societies across the world and provide information to to help you locate groups near you.
- Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes (ASH)
- Chester Baskerville Society
- Meeting Sherlockians Online
- Peter Blau's List of BSI Investitures
- Sherlock Holmes Society of the Cape Fear
- The Baker Street Irregulars (BSI)
- The Bootmakers of Toronto
- The Criterion Bar Association
- The Florin Society by Alexian Gregory
- The Japan Sherlock Holmes Club
- The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota
- The Sherlock Holmes Society of London
- The Sherlock Holmes Society of South Australia
Special Purpose Societies
There are also societies organized around a specific character or profession familiar to the readers of Sherlock Holmes.
- Peter Blau's List of Professional Societies
- The Admirable Beach Society
- The John H. Watson Society
- The Master's Masons
- The Sir James Saunders Society (dermatologists)
- The Sub-Librarians Scion
Sherlockians of Note
Reading through the various websites, journals, newsletters, and meeting reports, you may be curious about who is participating and where they are from. Take a look at the links below to learn more about the many participants who help run our Great Game!
Find a meeting near you where you can talk with others who enjoy Sherlock Holmes.
Learn more about these engaging annual events where Sherlockians gather together.
Sherlock Holmes Birthday
The annual Sherlock Holmes birthday weekend begun by the Baker Street Irregulars brings hundreds of Sherlockians to New York. Many other groups host events during this weekend in New York. The links below will help get you started on exploring this event.
Learn more about Sherlockian clothing, both modern and Victorian.
Places to Visit
Discover Sherlock Holmes destinations around the world including museums, restaurants, and more.