Events

Forthcoming Events

7 September, 7pm
Mapping the Great North Wood
The Authors’ Club at the National Liberal Club, London SW1 2HE
Once, a large part of South London was forest. Through historic maps and live footage, this 20-minute documentary film by C.J. Schüler tracks its amazing history, and today’s efforts to conserve its surviving remnants. The screening will be followed by drinks at the bar.

14 August, 2pm
The History of the Great North Wood
Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8NB
Once, a large part of South London was forest. Through historic maps and live footage, this 20-minute documentary film by C.J. Schüler tracks its amazing history, and today’s efforts to conserve its surviving remnants. Sam Bentley-Toon, Great North Wood project officer for the London Wildlife Trust, will give a talk. Admission is free.

Past Events

24 April, 7pm
Writing, Healing and the First World War
The Authors’ Club at the National Liberal Club, London SW1 2HE
I will be chairing a panel discussion with Ford Madox Ford specialist Sara Haslam, Vivien Whelpton, biographer of the Imagist poet Richard Aldington, and the writer and lecturer Sunny Singh, who will discuss Chandradhar Sharma Guleri’s WWI story, The Troth (Usne Kaha Tha).

12 April, 8pm
Mapping the Great North Wood
Friends of One Tree Hill, St Augustine’s Church, Honor Oak Park, London SE23 3LE
Once, a large part of South London was forest. Through historic maps and live footage, this 20-minute documentary film by C.J. Schüler tracks its amazing history, and today’s efforts to conserve its surviving remnants.

2 February, 6pm
Mapping the Great North Wood

Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Rd, London SE15 4EE
Once, a large part of South London was forest. Through historic maps and live footage, this 20-minute documentary film by C.J. Schüler tracks its amazing history, and today’s efforts to conserve its surviving remnants. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

2017

22 November, 7pm
Uncut Leaves Revived
The Authors’ Club at the National Liberal Club, London SW1 2HEAuthors’ Club evening featuring members reading from their own work. The other participants are the brilliant Radhika Swarup, Suzi Feay and Meike Ziervogel, all reading from their latest and as yet unpublished works.

27 April, 7pm
Just the Facts? Some thoughts on writing non-fiction
The Authors’ Club at the National Liberal Club, London SW1 2HE
With Nicholas Fearn (Zeno and the Tortoise) on popularising philosophy; Chris Chalmers on what writers can learn from advertising; Sarah Wise (The Italian Boy) on the challenges for historians; Lucasta Miller (The Bronte Myth) on  the doomed Romantic poet Letitia Landon, and ex-Chairman and club historian C.J. Schüler on telling our story in his wonderful Writers, Lovers, Soldiers, Spies. (£15 guests, £10 Authors’ Club/NLC members.)

 

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