02 November 2012
Now in its 8th year, the Folkestone Book Festival will play host to a packed week of entertaining live performances from well known and emerging authors and poets including a wide number of events for children and young people.
01 November 2012
The London Chapter of the Irish Georgian Society is pleased to welcome fellow Chapter member and architectural historian, John Martin Robinson, who will give a lecture on the Irish work of James Wyatt (1746 - 1813), the subject of his most recent work “James Wyatt: Architect to George III”. The book is the most definitive account of Wyatt’s work to date and the lecture promises to be a riveting affair.
Thursday, 18 October 2012
Bishopsgate Institute, 7.30pm
In the 19th century, before the era of Virginia Woolf and her famous circle of writers, Bloomsbury was already the undisputed intellectual quarter in London. In this talk Victorian Bloomsbury author Rosemary Ashton brings to life the educational, medical and social reformists who lived and worked in Victorian Bloomsbury and who led campaigns for education, emancipation and health for us all. This is an insight into a little-known aspect of 19th century London.