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The Alliance of Literary Societies - celebrating 40+ years



3 October: The Chichester Literary Society talk: Peter Lovesey: What next? A short story laid bare. Detail at www.chichesterliterarysociety.co.uk.

5 or 12 October: The Trollope Society is holding a walk in the footsteps of Trollope, in London. For more detail, contact martin.chown@cantab.net.

11 October: A joint Bewick Society and Natural History Society of Northumbria lecture: Hidden Treasures: The Drawings of Thomas Bewick (by Keir Davidson), at 1pm in the Clore Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor Hancock Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne.  Free admission.  Contact bewick.society@newcastle.ac.uk.

18 October: Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices, an exhibition at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne.  Free admission.

25 October: The J B Priestley Society is sponsoring a one day conference on The Actual and the Real: Priestley, Documentary, Realism and Democracy 1930-1945 - in the Priestley Room of the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, from 10 am to 5 pm.  Tickets are £15 for Society members; and £22 for non-members.  Booking via k.e.smith436@btinternet.com.

30 October: The Trollope Society (London) has its AGM and Lecture. Contact susan.cooper@talktalk.net.


6 November: A Gliterary Lunch at the Oran Mor.  For detail visit www.gliterarylunches.com.

11 November: The Trollope Society (Edinburgh) is holding a seminar on Dr Wortle's School.  Contact jdover@post.harvard.edu.

20 November: The Trollope Society (York) is holding a seminar on Trollope in York.  For detail contact peter.lee@york.ac.uk.  

December 2014

4 December: A gliterary lunch at the George Hotel.  For detail visit www.gliterarylunches.com

May 2015

16 - 17 May: The Walmsley Society AGM and Gathering in Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire.  Visit their website at www.walmsleysoc.org

30 - 31 May: The ALS AGM weekend, hosted by the Trollope Society, in York. 

If you are a member society and have an event which you want us to enter onto this site, email Linda Curry with details.