Events


March
2015


Saturday 21st March

Bromsberrow Village Hall,
Albright Lane, Bromsberrow,
Ledbury HR8 1RZ.

 

Full details will be published
nearer the time.


Spring Day

10.00  Walk, led by Jackie Tweedale
12.30  Lunch
2.00   Talk: Guy Cuthbertson on
Wilfred Owen and the Dymock Poets
3.00   Refreshments
3.30   Talk: Anne Harvey on Eleanor Farjeon
4.30   Close

October
2015


Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th October


AGM Weekend

Please save the date in your diary.
Full details will be published nearer the time.




 

Other Events of Interest

February 2015

The Chaplain as War Poet? Studdert Kennedy and the First World War
A panel discussion of the war poetry of Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy - “Woodbine Willie”

Chaired by John Hall - Dean of Westminster
     Andrew Studdert Kennedy - the poet’s grandson
     Paul O’Prey - Vice-Chancellor, University of Roehampton
     Peter Howson - former army chaplain

Southlands Chapel, University of Roehampton
6pm on Wednesday 11th February (Tea and coffee from 5.30pm)

All Welcome

June 2015

Dymock Conference

This conference is being organised by the School of Humanities and the Special Collections and Archives, in conjunction with the Friends of the Dymock Poets and the Edward Thomas Society, in order to celebrate our shared interest in the Dymock Poets in the context of the First World War.

Friday afternoon/evening will include the premiere of a play about the Dymock Poets. This play is being written by postgraduate students on the MA Creative and Critical Writing, and supported by the Janet Trotter Trust. It will be a co-production of Eleven Places Theatre Company and Dreamshed Theatre Company. A conference dinner will follow.

On Saturday, there will be a mixture papers and presentations about the collection of papers held in the University, including Richard Emeny speaking on Edward Thomas and Jeff Cooper speaking on Lascelles Abercrombie. Other contributions will be made by academic staff in the School of Humanities. Lunch will be provided on Saturday and there will be a drinks Reception in the evening, with musical accompaniment.

On Sunday, the Friends of the Dymock Poets will host a walk around Dymock. Coach travel will be organised.

Francis Close Hall Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
Friday 5th to Sunday 7th June

Further details will be provided at the end of January, including the cost of the conference, but if you want you can register your interest.

 

 

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