From 3 March to 7 June: A free exhibition at the British Library. In the Sir John Ritblat
Gallery: Treasures of the British Library. On novels and the art of writing them: the rules according to Anthony Trollope,
focussing on Trollope's approach to authorship and his 'rules' for novel writing, as laid down in his autobiography.
Usual opening hours.
The Chichester Literary Society are holding a literary fun quiz, with rustic
food. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland Road, Chichester.
12 March: Gloucester
Music Society are holding a world premiere of Dymock Dreams, a new song cycle by Susie
Self, based on the poetry of her grandfather, John Drinkwater. At 7.30pm in St Mary de Lode Church, Archdeacon
Street, Gloucester GL1 2QT. Performed by Ellipsis and Susie Self. Includes music by Vaughan Williams, Ivor Gurney, Quilter,
and Gershwin. Go to www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk for detail.
19 March: The Trollope Society North West Seminar Group will be holding a group discussion
on The Duke's Children at the Friends' Meeting House (Room F15) in Manchester, 6pm for 6.30pm.
If interested, contact Jean Ammar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 March: The Friends of the Dymock Poets are holding a Spring Day, at Bromsberrow Village
Hall, Albright Lane, Bromsberrow, Ledbury HR8 1RU. Talks by Guy Cuthbertson on Wilfred Owen, and Anne Harvey on Eleanor Farjeon.
Open to all. Starts at 9.30. Walk £5 members; £7 non-members. Talks £16 members; £18 non-members.
Book via www.dymockpoets.org.uk/events.htm or email email@example.com.
24 March: The Trollope Society Scottish Seminar Group are meeting to discuss Struggles
of Brown, Jones and Robinson, at the Friends' Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL,
from 4pm to 6pm. If interested, contact John Dover at firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 March: The ULEMLA is holding a one day conference at Senate House, University of London,
on Virginia Woolf's The Voyage Out. Tickets £20 for VWSGB members, £25 for non members. Bookings
at www.les.sas.ac.uk or http://events.sas.ac.uk/ies/events/advanced-search. Or contact email@example.com.
29 March: The Trollope Cambridge Seminar Group are meeting to discuss Linda Tressel,
at 19 Sedley Taylor Road, Cambridge, from 2.30pm to 5pm. If interested, contact Michael Williamson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From 4 April to 20 June: Trollope Exhibition at Lowewood
Museum, Hoddesdon. More information from Carly Hearn at CHearn@eppingforestdc.gov.uk.
From 20 April to 1 July: Oxford University Continuing Education Courses. Trollope, Eliot,
Dickens and Hardy: Reading Victorian Fiction (online). From £245. Visit www.conted.ox.ac.uk for detail.
10 April: The Chichester Literary Society is holding a talk by Ellen Cheshire on
From Page to Screen - Stephen King. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland Road, Chichester.
10 April: Talk by Victoria Glendinning on Getting to know Anthony Trollope, at the Tolman
Centre, Constantine, Falmouth, Cornwall. Details from Mrs Gia Shaw at email@example.com.
13 - 17 April: The George Borrow Society is planning visits to Portugal, following in his footsteps
in 1835) and to Anglesey in the autumn (his footsteps of 1854). More information from firstname.lastname@example.org.
17 and 24 April: 'Orpheus: A Poetic Drama', a play by Owen Barfield,
will be performed at Theatre Unlimited, in the North Hollywood Arts District. Details from email@example.com.
21 April: Trollope Society guided tour, St George's, Bloomsbury (where Trollope was christened).
Details from Lucia Costanzo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
22 April: Book launch at the Irish Embassy, Grosvenor Place, London. Evening launch of John
Francis McCourt's new book Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope Between Britain and Ireland. Contact email@example.com.
23 April: A celebration of Anthony Trollope: exhibition and evening event, in the British Library Conference
Centre Auditorium, 6pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £10, concessions available. Tel 01937 546546, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
24 April: The Trollope Society 200th Anniversary Birthday Dinner at the Athenaeum, 107 Pall
Mall, London SW1Y 5ER. Guest speakers to include the Rt Hon Lord Fellowes DL and John Francis McCourt. Tickets at £135
each - from the Trollope Society.
25 April: The ULEMLA afternoon talk by Linda Hart on The
English Years of Robert Frost,
at 2.30 pm, room 415, Malet Street Building, Birkbeck College, London. Members free;
non-members £4. Details at www.ulemla.org.uk.
25 April: Readings from Trollope at St Columba's Church of Scotland, Pont
Street, London SWlX OBD, 6pm for 6.30pm start. Tickets £12. Contact Martin Chown at email@example.com.
26 April: Trollope guided walk in London, led by Paul Baker - 1.50pm for 2pm start. Details
30 April: Trollope event. 'My Dear Tony ..., a talk by Julian Stray, Senior Curator of
the British Postal Museum and Archive, at the Phoenix Centre next door. Price £3 (£2.50 concessions), 7pm til
8pm. Prebook tickets at the BPMA or turn up on the night.
30 April: Trollope Society, North West Seminar
Group, holding a group discussion on Orley Farm, at 6pm for 6.30pm, at the Friends Meeting House (froom
F15), Manchester. Book via firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 May: The Chichester Literary Society is
holding a talk by Gordon Griffin on Reading Books. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland
9 May: Brighton Fringe Festival. the Maida Vale Singers are performing Clare's
Journey, at 2.30 pm at the Chapel Royal, North Street, Brighton - a dramatic cantata telling the story of John
Clare's journey out of Essex. Contact the Box Office or email@example.com.
16 - 17 May: The Walmsley Society AGM and Gathering in Robin Hood's Bay, North
Yorkshire. Visit their website at www.walmsleysoc.org.
30 May: The Chichester Literary Society is organising a London Walk with Charles Kay (Wilde
30 - 31 May: The ALS AGM weekend, hosted by the Trollope Society, in York.
30 - 31 May: The Thomas Traherne Festival, at Credenhill, near Hereford - followed by an outing on Monday
1 June. Theme: Mysticism. Speakers include Dr Santha Bhattarcharji, Dr Christopher Armstrong, and Professor Robert Saxton.
More details at www.thomastraherneassociation.org.
4 June: The Trollope Society, North West Seminar Group, discussing
Orley Farm, 6pm for 6.30pm, at the Friends Meeting House (room F15), Manchester. Book via firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 - 6 June: Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts. At the Faculty
of Foreign Languages and Literatures in Bucharest. Enquiries to email@example.com.
5 June: The Chichester Literary Society is holding a talk by Valerie Grove on Laurie
Lee. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland Road, Chichester.
13 June: The
ULEMLA afternoon talk by Professor Max Saunders, Director of the Arts & Humanities Research Institute from
King's College, London - at 2.30 pm, room 415, Malet Street Building, Birkbeck College, London. Members free; non-members
£4. Details at www.ulemla.org.uk.
16 June: The Trollope Society Scottish Seminar Group, are discussing An Editor's Tales,
7pm to 9pm at the Friends Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JH. Book via firstname.lastname@example.org.
30 June: The Trollope Society London Seminar Group are discussing Barchester Towers,
6pm for 6.30pm, at St Giles in the Fields, 60 St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8LG. Book via email@example.com.
10 - 12 July: the John Clare Society is holding
its annual festival in Helpston, near Peterborough. Visit their website for details and summaries of past festivals.
19 July: Trollope guided walk in London, 1.50pm for 2pm start. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
From 17 to 19 September. Leuven Academic
Conference, celebrating the bicentenary of Trollope's birth in 1815. Info from TBC2015@arts.kuleuven.be.
4 September: The Chichester Literary Society is holding a talk by Anne Harvey on Behold
this Dreamer - Walter de la Mare. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland Road, Chichester.
29 September: The Trollope Society, Scottish Seminar Group, from 7pm to 9pm, at the Friends Meeting House,
7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JH. Book via email@example.com.
2 October: The Chichester Literary Society is
holding a talk by John Clegg on The Mystery of Thomas Hardy. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland
11 October: Trollope guided tour of London, 1.50pm for 2pm start. Details from
29 October: Trollope Society AGM and Annual Lecture. At the National Liberal Club, Whitehall
Place, London. Speaker: Geordie Greig, Editor of the Mail on Sunday. Start at 6pm.
6 November: The Chichester Literary Society AGM followed by a talk by Linda Hart
on Dorothy Parker: Misery, Men and Mirth. At 7pm for 7.30pm, St George's Church Hall, Cleveland Road, Chichester.
10 November: The Trollope Society Scottish Seminar Group are meeting at the Friends Meeting House,
7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL, 4pm to 6pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
17 November: Talk on Anthony Trollope at Freemason's Hall, Cambridge,
at 7pm, in aid of the Sick Children's Trust.
29 November: Cambridge Literary Festival - with
talks on Trollope's Dispossession and The Duke's Children. Tickets from adcticketing.com or 01223 300085.
4 December: At
3pm, evensong at Westminster Abbey with wreath laying at the Trollope memorial in Poet's