The Lewis Carroll Society holds regular meetings throughout the year.
Westminster Abbey visit with the Ruskin Society
Westminster Abbey, London
3 October 2015
Although this is not a Lewis Carroll Society meeting, LCS members might be interested in attending.
John Ruskin knew Westminster Abbey well. He often visited and sketched there and the Abbey hosted a memorial service after his death on January 25 1900.
The Ruskin Society is therefore delighted to be hosting a visit to Westminster Abbey, including a guided tour led by experienced volunteers, allowing us to enjoy the architecture and history of this historic building. The tour will last for approximately one hour and will conclude at the memorial to Ruskin in Poets’ Corner.
Guests will then have some time to themselves before the Abbey closes at 14.30 when we will then be able to enjoy tea in the Cellarium Cafe
Lewis Carroll Study Day
Surrey History Centre, Woking
7 November 2015, 10am – 3.15pm
A day of talks at the Surrey History Centre, Woking
Organised by The Lewis Carroll Society in association with the SHC
10.15. Isabel Sullivan
Lewis Carroll at Surrey History Centre: an Introduction to the Archives
11.00. Coffee Break
11.20. Edward Wakeling
Lewis Carroll, The Man and His Circle
12.20. Lunch (with book signing)
13.15. Will Brooker
Alice In 1932: Looking Back at the Lewis Carroll Centenary
14pm. Franziska Kohlt
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures and Victorian Children's Literature
14.45. Discussion and close
Please book online: www.surreycc.gov.uk/heritageevents, in person at Surrey History Centre or in any Surrey Library, or phone 01483 518737.
Please note tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day but attendees will need to make their own lunch arrangements.
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'Alice in Wonderland and her Lost Boys: From Oxford and the Rabbit Hole to the Somme and Beyond' a talks by Marietta Crichton Stuart
Art Workers' Guild London
30 October 2015
Marietta Crichton Stuart, who is giving this talk, was brought up in Scotland and, after gaining a degree in Medieval History, had a career in the newspaper industry. Sometimes referred to as the family archivist, she now works as a freelance researcher and historian, and as a ‘London Blitz’ walk guide. Her current work includes research for a biography of her grandfather, an MP, killed in the Great War. Her interest in the ‘Alice’ story arose following a visit to the Western Front cemetery, then she subsequently discovered various family, Christ Church and Scottish connections.
Further details will be given nearer the time.
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