13 April 2009

Anthony Powell Society Revised Subscriptions

Membership and subscriptions for the Anthony Powell Society have been updated. The new details may be found on the Society's website.

Tour of Bodleian Library

We are pleased to announce ...

Tour of Bodleian Library, Oxford & Pub Lunch
Saturday 27 June 2009
Meet: 1015 hrs prompt, Bodleian Library Main Entrance
Cost: £12 per person for the tour

The Bodleian is one of the great libraries of the world and was an essential research resource for Powell’s biography of John Aubrey. The tour, which will last about 1½ hours, will include the basement and reading rooms.

Following the tour we will adjourn across the road to the King’s Arms. Even if you can’t come on the tour you will be welcome to join us at the King’s Arms for drink, food, good company and Powell chat.

Advanced booking (with payment) essential for the tour as places are strictly limited; please contact the Hon. Secretary. All welcome.

Collage for Fun Afternoon

We are pleased to announce ...

Collage for Fun Afternoon
Saturday 30 May 2009
The Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place, London, W1
1330 to 1630 hrs

Collage, which was one of Powell’s passions, is an often neglected artistic technique. Artist Laura Miller will lead a practical session on collaging for fun. There will be a small charge on the day for materials and refreshments. All welcome. Advanced booking advised (if only so we order enough tea and biscuits!). For further details and booking please contact the Hon. Secretary.

5th Biennial Anthony Powell Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 5th Anthony Powell Conference is open for booking!

5th Biennial Anthony Powell Conference
Thursday 10 to Saturday 12 September 2009
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

Provisional Programme
Thursday evening : Intro. Session with Buffet Dinner; speaker Alan Furst
Friday all day & Saturday morning : Conference Plenary Sessions plus a visit to the Powell-related materials in the John Monagan archive of GU Library
Saturday afternoon : Literary sightseeing tour of Washington, DC

Nick Birns has put together a sparkling array of speakers including Rick Rylance, Mark Facknitz and Alan Furst

Also included: a gala buffet dinner, visit to the Powell-related materials in the John Monagan archive of Georgetown University Library and a literary sightseeing tour of Washington, DC

Full details may be found in the booking leaflet or on the AP website