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www.angelathirkellsociety.co.uk

Visits to the Website786
Views of 'Full' Record1236

www.anthonypowell.org

Visits to the Website454
Views of 'Full' Record1135

www.arnoldbennettsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website940
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks listed.
Views of 'Full' Record2295

www.arthur-ransome.org.uk

Visits to the Website662
Views of 'Full' Record719

www.arthur-ransome-trust.org.uk

Visits to the Website1373
Views of 'Full' Record872

www.barbara-pym.org

Visits to the Website1214
Views of 'Full' Record3199

beatrixpottersociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website458
Views of 'Full' Record994

www.betjemansociety.com

Visits to the Website673
Views of 'Full' Record1374

www.betjemansociety.com

Visits to the Website475
Open Lectures & Talks'We normally organise four events per year, two indoor meetings with a local or visiting speaker, films, poetry and prose readings, and two outdoor events to places known by JB or which he would have approved of. Meetings are usually all-day events.' Note that details of the 'Shires Branch' do not seem currently to be accessible from the Website, though they are listed as organizing occasional meetings. However: 'We are delighted to announce plans to establish two new branches - full details will be posted here shortly'. [1 November 2014]
Views of 'Full' Record1392

www.bewicksociety.org/home/diary.html

Visits to the Website760
Open Lectures & Talks'Local and national experts are invited to give talks to the Society on specialist research. The Society also organises introductory talks on Bewick and his work.'
Views of 'Full' Record1140

www.blakesociety.org

Visits to the Website651
Open Lectures & Talks'The Blake Society holds events once a month throughout the year. The Society’s events are free to members unless explicitly indicated. Guests and non-members are welcome to attend.'
Views of 'Full' Record727

www.bronte.org.uk

Visits to the Website476
Open Lectures & Talks'Brontë Society events take place throughout the year. A Contemporary Arts Programme also takes place at the Brontë Parsonage Museum.
Views of 'Full' Record810

www.browningsociety.org

Visits to the Website418
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society arranges an annual programme of lectures, visits, etc., in London and elsewhere, as well as publishing the Journal of Browning Studies ... Membership of the Society is open to all. The Society's activities centre on London and the South East, but members who live elsewhere in Britain and overseas are kept in touch through the journal and regular interchanges of news and information.'
Views of 'Full' Record731

www.charlescausleysociety.org

Visits to the Website528
Open Lectures & Talks'Established to promote the literacy legacy of Charles Causley, by organising meetings, talks and walks relating to his works ... Membership is open to all.' Note 'The Charles Causley Society has merged with the Charles Causley Trust. Members of the Society are now members of the Trust.'
Views of 'Full' Record1004

www.charleswilliamssociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website679
Views of 'Full' Record825

www.cmyf.org.uk

Visits to the Website420
Views of 'Full' Record638

www.dickensfellowship.org

Visits to the Website1161
Views of 'Full' Record697

dunnettcentral.org

Visits to the Website818
Views of 'Full' Record729

www.wordsworth.org.uk

Visits to the Website483
Open Lectures & Talks'The ever popular Bindman Talks, now in their seventh season, including several discussions of new additions to the Wordsworth Trust's collection, and three events on the contemporary issues of disability, the role of women, and the environment.'
Views of 'Full' Record711

www.drjohnsonshouse.org

Visits to the Website828
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional evening lectures.
Views of 'Full' Record809

www.dylanthomas.com

Visits to the Website855
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks and lectures throughout the year, including at the Festival, usually held late October, early November.
Views of 'Full' Record818

www.dymockpoets.co.uk/Events.htm

Visits to the Website698
Open Lectures & TalksOfferings to Members by the Friends of the Dymock Poets include 'lectures, poetry readings, social meetings, publications'.
Views of 'Full' Record915

www.efbensonsociety.org

Visits to the Website709
Views of 'Full' Record1458

www.eswsc.com/WalterScottClub/Events.htm

Visits to the Website576
Open Lectures & Talks'The Annual Dinner of the Club is held in March each year at which the President delivers a toast to the memory of Sir Walter. Among other meetings there is a Joint Lecture with the University of Edinburgh English Dept. From time to time members also enjoy the privilege of a visit to Abbotsford ... Membership shall be open to any individual or organisation.'
Views of 'Full' Record1272

www.edward-thomas-fellowship.org.uk

Visits to the Website685
Views of 'Full' Record1798

www.englishgoethesociety.org/Programme.html

Visits to the Website481
Open Lectures & Talks'The EGS is a learned society in the broadest sense of the term, and its members come from all walks of life. New members, guests and visitors are always welcome at our meetings.'
Views of 'Full' Record715

www.fwharveysociety.co.uk

Visits to the Website658
Open Lectures & TalksObjectives of the Society include: ' To ensure the legacy of F.W. Harvey is remembered through performances, discussions, lectures and publications about his life and work and inform young people about him through formal and informal education.'
Views of 'Full' Record1204

www.friendsofcoleridge.com

Visits to the Website379
Views of 'Full' Record790

www.gaskellsociety.co.uk

Visits to the Website978
Views of 'Full' Record1272

theorwellprize.co.uk

Visits to the Website1415
Open Lectures & Talks'The speaker for the annual George Orwell lecture series is selected in turn by the Department of English and Humanities and the Department of Politics. The subject of the lecture is left to the speaker, on the proviso that the topic should have been of interest to Orwell. The lecture is funded by the George Orwell Memorial Fund and is held in November every year.' Site also usually lists other Orwell-related events.
Views of 'Full' Record1867

www.gilbertandsullivansociety.org.uk/listEvents.php

Visits to the Website583
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures and talks, various days and times.
Views of 'Full' Record663

www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk/events/

Visits to the Website1067
Open Lectures & Talks'The Friends Of Gilbert White’s House & Garden and The Oates Collection, works closely with the Trustees and staff to further the aims and objectives of the museum and to give active support. Membership entitles Friends to participate in meetings, lectures, visits and social occasions.'
Views of 'Full' Record572

www.hgwellsusa.50megs.com

Visits to the Website956
Views of 'Full' Record1116

www.ucl.ac.uk/hazlitt-society

Visits to the Website342
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional events, currently including an Annual Lecture and a Day School.
Views of 'Full' Record1234

www.henrywilliamson.co.uk

Visits to the Website485
Views of 'Full' Record738

www.housman-society.co.uk

Visits to the Website415
Views of 'Full' Record653

www.jbpriestleysociety.com

Visits to the Website1100
Open Lectures & TalksAims of the Society include 'to hold lectures, seminars or other events, and to exhibit films or video-cassettes either separately or in conjunction with such events'.
Views of 'Full' Record2392

johnclaresociety.blogspot.com

Visits to the Website283
Views of 'Full' Record721

www.johnhewittsociety.org/index.php

Visits to the Website539
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society organises ... one-off events throughout the year, including readings and talks' as well as The John Hewitt Spring Festival.
Views of 'Full' Record1309

www.johnsonsocietyoflondon.org

Visits to the Website408
Views of 'Full' Record1075

www.katherinemansfieldsociety.org

Visits to the Website749
Views of 'Full' Record1093

www.kipling.org.uk

Visits to the Website274
Open Lectures & TalksActivities include 'arranging a regular programme of lectures in London, and a formal Annual Luncheon with a Guest Speaker'.
Views of 'Full' Record741

themurielsparksociety.blogspot.com

Visits to the Website474
Open Lectures & Talks'In November the annual Muriel Spark Society Lecture is given at the National Library of Scotland. These lectures always sell out weeks before the event because it is open to the public but Spark Society members have priority booking. Speakers are always prestigious writers or academics and have included Martin Stannard, Alan Taylor, Denise Mina and Toby Litt.' Also: 'The committee organises a varied programme of events, including talks by eminent speakers, and an annual lunch in January or February to commemorate Dame Muriel's birthday.'
Views of 'Full' Record1632

www.orwellsociety.com

Visits to the Website444
Views of 'Full' Record615

sites.google.com/site/lewisinoxford/

Visits to the Website574
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are usually held in Pusey House on Tuesday evenings of Full Term. The Society continues the tradition of the Inklings by retiring after most meetings to the "Eagle and Child" for general discussion. As well as speakers, there are informal meetings, poetry and prose readings, and occasional outings to country pubs. Membership is not restricted to members of the University.'
Views of 'Full' Record2448

www.philiplarkin.com

Visits to the Website917
Open Lectures & TalksThe Society's programme includes 'regular talks on all aspects of Larkin's life and work'.
Views of 'Full' Record967

www.powys-society.org/index.htm

Visits to the Website547
Views of 'Full' Record1005

www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/ruskin/

Visits to the Website365
Open Lectures & TalksWeekly term-time Ruskin Research Seminars - to which 'Anyone' can attend - plus other events including the annual Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture, usually held in November.
Named Lectures & TalksMikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record696

www.theruskinsociety.com

Visits to the Website281
Open Lectures & Talks'The Ruskin Society, in its present form, was founded in 1997, under the chairmanship of Sir Richard Body MP, to bring together enthusiasts of the Victorian art and social critic, John Ruskin (1819-1900). The Society hosts a programme of lectures, meetings, visits and events, mostly held in London, to discuss Ruskin’s life and work. The anniversary of Ruskin’s birthday (February 8) is marked each year with a celebratory dinner and lecture, a revival of a tradition established in 1932 by an earlier Ruskin Society.'
Views of 'Full' Record794

houses.shakespeare.org.uk/home.html

Visits to the Website328
Open Lectures & Talks'The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust runs various programmes of events throughout the year including literary events, such as lunchtime talks and evening lectures, courses and study days.'
Views of 'Full' Record811

www.shawsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website358
Views of 'Full' Record628

www.sherlock-holmes.org.uk

Visits to the Website300
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society holds regular meetings, usually in London. Members and guests gather for drinks and chat, followed by dinner for those who wish it, and then a paper or a panel discussion on some aspect of the life and work of Sherlock Holmes. Contributions from the floor are welcomed, and usually develop into a lively debate, which might well be continued in the bar afterwards. The focus for the event might be on a particular case, or on a special subject such as music, transport, food and wine, science, police work, literary influences ... the possibilities are endless ...'
Views of 'Full' Record519

www.townsendwarner.com

Visits to the Website541
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures, talks and related events.
Views of 'Full' Record810

www.hardysociety.org

Visits to the Website393
Views of 'Full' Record1522

www.thomastraherneassociation.org

Visits to the Website146
Open Lectures & TalksThe Association, which is based in Hereford, 'celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne'. The Events page gives 'details of our annual festival and other lectures and activities'.
Views of 'Full' Record536

www.trollopesociety.org

Visits to the Website516
Views of 'Full' Record792

www.violetneedhamsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website576
Views of 'Full' Record1157

www.walterdelamare.co.uk

Visits to the Website575
Views of 'Full' Record837

www.wilfredowen.org.uk

Visits to the Website252
Views of 'Full' Record628

www.williamcobbett.org.uk

Visits to the Website670
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize an Annual Memorial Lecture - normally held in October - plus occasional other events.
Views of 'Full' Record1421

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