About The Lewis Carroll Society

The Lewis Carroll Society was formed in 1969 with the aim of encouraging research into the life and works of Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). The Society has members around the world, including many leading libraries and institutions, authors, researchers and many who simply enjoy Carroll's books and want to find out more about the man and his work. Why not join the LCS - for your own interest and entertainment or to make a contribution to Carroll scholarship? Our subscriptions are remarkably low for a society of this nature. Click Here for full Membership Details.

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FUTURE MEETINGS


Hitchhikers Guide

Carrollians have long recognised the influence of Lewis Carroll’s work in Douglas Adams’ sci-fi comedy The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. After extensive research, Sarah Stanfield can now reveal that it is not only his emphasis on the importance of the number ‘42’ and use of the word ‘fits’ that show that Adams borrowed from Wonderland, Looking Glass, the Snark and even earlier writings of Lewis Carroll. Don’t panic – come and hear what else Sarah has found.


Friday 22 March 2019

Lewis Carroll in Numberland: Exploring Dodgson’s
mathematical world

by Robin Wilson


If Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) hadn’t written the ‘Alice’ books’ he would probably be remembered as a pioneer photographer and also as a mathematician. But which branch of mathematics was he interested in – and how good a mathematician was he? In this illustrated talk Robin Wilson will summarise Dodgson’s mathematical life and works in the context of Victorian Oxford. No knowledge of mathematics is assumed.


Friday 26 April 2019

Alice in Wonderland: 1960s’ British cinema and
the countercultural pastoral

by Sophia Satchell Baezan


Friday 17 May 2019

Lewis Carroll and Guildford: Life at The Chestnuts and in Surrey

by Matt Pinches


The Lewis Carroll Society holds regular meetings throughout the year.

We are currently compiling our 2019 season.

Non-members are welcome, but we request that you let us know
if you wish to attend: secretary@lewiscarrollsociety.org.uk

All meetings are held at 6:30 for 7:00 pm

The Art Workers' Guild

The Gradidge Room (1st Floor)

6 Queen Square

London, WC1N 3AT

 

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