The Lewis Carroll Society

Founded

1969

Membership

Approximately 400 (half UK, half worldwide)

Meetings

 

Regular meetings in London

Annual visits to places with a Carroll connection

Occasional conferences, etc.

Publications

The Carrollian, Bandersnatch, Lewis Carroll Review

(full details are elsewhere on this site)

Website

lewiscarrollsociety.org.uk (this site)

thecarrollian.org.uk (dedicated site for our journal)

Contact

For all enquiries or to inform us of events and other information, please contact the secretary:

The Secretary
The Lewis Carroll Society
Flat 11 Eastfields
24-30 Victoria Road North
Southsea
PO5 1PU

Click Here to send an Email Message

Please Note: we do not give valuations of books and are not able to comment on the rarity particular editions of Lewis Carroll's works although we are interested in and able to help with bibliographical matters.

The Lewis Carroll Society of North America

Founded

1974

Membership

Approximately 300 (worldwide)

Meetings

 

Usually one meeting each year in the New York area and one other elsewhere in the USA

Meetings tend to last a full day often with additional events the day before or after and include talks and visits to Carroll collectors, exhibitions, etc.

Publications

Knight Letter (combination of news, reviews, etc., together with scholarly articles)

Other occasional, but significant publications.

Website

lewiscarroll.org

Contact

Visit the website to send an email to the appropriate officer.

The Lewis Carroll Society of Japan

Founded

1994

Membership

Aprroximately 150 - mostly Japanese although some scholars around the world.

Meetings

Annual Convention (late October or early November)

Regular Meetings (Jan, March, May and Sept: in Tokyo)

Summer Party (July: in Tokyo): to celebrate the "Golden Afternoon" on 4 July, 1862

Christmas Party (in Tokyo)

Publications

Looking-Glass Letter (quarterly newsletter, mostly in Japanese, some English)

Mischmasch (annual journal, in Japanese and English)

Subscriptions
(2012)

Japan 5,000yen

Overseas 3,000yen

Website

We are awaiting details of the Society's current website

Contact

Visit the website to send an email to the appropriate officer.

Other

The founding members were  Kazumi Goto (programme organiser), Katsuko Kasai (secretary), Kimie Kusumoto (treasurer), Yoshiyuki Momma (chairman), and Edward Wakeling.

The Lewis Carroll Society of Brazil / Sociedade Lewis Carroll do Brasil

Founded

2009 (4th July) - but still a new organisation in the process of development.

Membership

Approximately 42 so far!

Meetings

Once a year the organisation will create an Alice day with both art and theory

Publications

A magazine once a year called Alicinations

Websites

Contact:

Adriana Peliano: alicemaravilha@gmail.com

Special Note:

The LCS Brazil is a non-profit organization that seeks to advance the investigation of and admiration for the work of Lewis Carroll, the exchange of ideas with or without sense, the promotion of absurd and wonderful cultural events, the maintenance of a virtual art gallery, the promotion and production of images, texts, memorabilia and other adventures. We are also engaged in promoting the creation of original intellectual and artistic material.

The Lewis Carroll Society of Daresbury

Founded

1970

Membership

Approximately 30 or so members in the North West of England and is mainly aimed at people in the area.

Meetings

Twice each year - Spring and Autumn. Usually a lunch followed by a guest speaker.

Publications

The magazine, Daresbury Chronicle, is produced twice yearly by editor Keith Wright.

Contact:

Mr Kenn Oultram
Blue Grass
Little Leigh
Northwich
Cheshire
CW8 4RJ

Special Note:

Keith Wright, who is a member of the LCS and the Daresbury LCS, is always pleased to hear of scholars and enthusiasts visiting Daresbury and is wiling to provide information and to show people around Carroll's birthplace.

Click Here to correspond with Keith