Happy New Year…Happy Bicentenary to Anthony Trollope

Welcome to the beginning of a year of celebrations to mark Anthony Trollope’s Bicentenary.

Here is just a taste of some of the things that The Trollope Society and others have organised to mark the occasion. As you can see there are events all around the country and throughout the year so hopefully you will be able to get to more than one of them!

Have a great year.

Reading Group in Cambridge

Reading: Nina Balatka
When: 1st February 2015

Reading Group In Manchester

Reading: The Prime Minister (Pt 2)
When: 5th February 2015 at 6:00pm
Where: Friends’ Meeting House, Manchester
Contact: Jean Ammar (email: j.ammar@hotmail.co.uk )

Reading Group In Oxford

Reading: An Eye For An Eye
When: 12th February 2015 at 5:00pm
Where:The Old Library, St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Contact: Roger Harvey (email: hrogerharvey@aol.com )

Launch of extended version of The Duke’s Children

When: February 2015

Trollope, Thackeray and Dickens – A Taste of Victorian Mastery

A weekend course comparing and contrasting Trollope (Barchester Towers) with Thackeray (Vanity Fair) and Dickens (Bleak House).

When: 27th February to 1 March 2015
Where: Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset
Booking information: http://www.dillington.com/events/trollope-thackeray-and-dickens-a-taste-of-victorian-mastery-dinner-friday-27/601/

Reading Group In Manchester

Reading: The Duke’s Children
When: 19th March 2015 at 6:00pm
Where: Friends’ Meeting House, Manchester
Contact: Jean Ammar (email: j.ammar@hotmail.co.uk )

Exhibition at Lowewood Museum

When: 11th April to 20th June 2015
Where: Lowewood Museum, Hoddesdon

Trollope Commemorative Stamp Pack by Royal Mail

When: April 2015

Book Launch

Event to launch the new book by John McCourt: Writing The Frontier: Anthony Trollope Between Britain and Ireland
When: April 2015
Where: The Irish Embassy, London

British Library Exhibition

When: 23rd April 2015 at 6:00pm
Where: The British Library

Trollope Society Silver Anniversary Birthday Dinner

When: 24th April 2015
Where: The Atheneum Club, Pall Mall, London

Guided walk around Trollope’s London

Led by Paul Baker
When: 26th April 2015

Reading Group In Manchester

Reading: Orley Farm
When: 30th April 2015 at 6:00pm
Where: Friends’ Meeting House, Manchester
Contact: Jean Ammar (email: j.ammar@hotmail.co.uk )

Alliance of Literary Societies AGM Weekend

The Trollope Society will host this annual gathering.
When: 29th to 31st May 2015
Where: King’s Manor, York

Reading Group In Manchester

Reading: Orley Farm (pt 2)
When: 4th June 2015 at 6:00pm
Where: Friends’ Meeting House, Manchester
Contact: Jean Ammar (email: j.ammar@hotmail.co.uk )

Dispossession launch event

When: 1st September 2015
Where: London

Irish International Trollope School

When: 4th to 6th September 2015
Where: Drumsna, Ireland

Academic Conference

Including discussion of the new graphic novel Dispossession based on John Caldigate
When: 17th to 19th September 2015
Where: Leuven University, Belgium

The Trollope Society AGM and Annual Lecture

Speaker: Geordie Greig, editor of The Mail on Sunday
When: 29th October 2015
Where: The National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London

Talk on Trollope

When: 17th November 2015 at 7:00pm
Where: Freemasons’ Hall, Cambridge

Cambridge Literary Festival

Talks on Dispossession and The Duke’s Children
When: 29th November 2015

Evensong at Westminster Abbey

Followed by wreath laying at Poets’ Corner
When: 4th December 2015
Where: Westminster Abbey

Trollope Society Bicentenary Dinner

When: 4th December 2015
Where: The House of Lords

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