Gregory Dowling has lectured for Voyages to Antiquity on the small cruise-ship “Aegean Odyssey”. Lecture topics have included “Venice Today”, “Venice and Constantinople”, “Byron in Venice”, “Byron and Greece”, and “Venice and the East”.

He is also a regular lecturer at the “Circolo Italo-Britannico” in Venice, where he has lectured on such topics as Shelley and the West Wind, Robert Frost, John Keats, Robert Browning, Venice in American Poetry, Byron and the East, the detective story, G. K. Chesterton, and Charles Dickens.