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Centre for New Writing

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, North West
www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/centrefornewwriting/
Open Lectures & Talks'Our unique events bring the best-known contemporary novelists and poets to Manchester to discuss and read from their work. Everyone is welcome, and ticket prices include a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink (except Colm Tóibín Public Events).'
Also IndexedUniversity of Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP727
Visits to Website600

Chawton House Library

Chawton, East Hampshire, GU34 1SJ, South East
www.chawtonhouse.org
Navigate Website>>> Calendar
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures.
Named Lectures & TalksChawton House Library London Lecture
Also IndexedSouthampton Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
Historic CountyHampshire
Type of BodyLibrary & Archive
Views 'Full' Record + MAP726
Visits to Website936

English PEN

Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, Islington, EC1R 3GA, London
www.englishpen.org
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksEarly evening lectures. Advisable to book ahead.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP764
Visits to Website1045

Free Word Centre

60 Farringdon Road
 London, Islington, EC1R 3GA, London
freewordcentre.com
Open Lectures & Talks'Runs a diverse programme of events, lectures and performances. We encourage debate and discussion across the worlds of culture and politics, committed to promoting openness, community and intellectual enquiry in a rapidly changing world.'
Also IndexedWriters Bloc | Open Society Foundation
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP635
Visits to Website734

George Orwell Lecture

Birkbeck College, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HX, London
theorwellprize.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The speaker for the annual George Orwell lecture series is selected in turn by the Department of English and Humanities and the Department of Politics. The subject of the lecture is left to the speaker, on the proviso that the topic should have been of interest to Orwell. The lecture is funded by the George Orwell Memorial Fund and is held in November every year.' Site also usually lists other Orwell-related events.
Also IndexedBirkbeck University of London | The Orwell Prize
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1851
Visits to Website1395

Jane Austen's House Museum

Chawton, East Hampshire, GU34 1SD, South East
jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> What's On
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks and related events.
Historic CountyHampshire
Type of BodyHeritage Building
Views 'Full' Record + MAP932
Visits to Website926

Literature Wales

www.literaturewales.org/whats-on/
Open Lectures & TalksDiary of literature events throughout Wales.
Also IndexedLlenyddiaeth Cymru | The Welsh Academy
Views 'Full' Record + MAP593
Visits to Website1448

Living Literature Society, The

livingliteraturesociety.wordpress.com
Open Lectures & Talks'Our events diary will be interspersed with a variety of quality, yet informal literary events, ranging from talks on modern English novels by well-known authors of 21st century fiction and non-fiction to walks and visits to the favourite haunts of the great writers and the characters that crop up in their novels ...'
Views 'Full' Record + MAP697
Visits to Website358

New Writers UK

www.newwritersuk.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> News & Events
Open Lectures & TalksDetails of 'new writers' appearing at various Festivals and related events throughout the year.
Historic CountyNottinghamshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP528
Visits to Website379

Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture, The

Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH, Eastern
www.pearcelecture.com
Open Lectures & Talks'Philippa Pearce died in 2006, but respect and affection for her writing is as strong as ever. In her memory, a series of lectures is now underway, each intended to celebrate excellence in writing for children.'
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP701
Visits to Website616

Romantic Novelists' Association

New Cavendish Club, 44-48 Great Cumberland Place, Westminster, W1H 7BS, London
www.romanticnovelistsassociation.org/index.php/activities/meetings
Open Lectures & Talks'The RNA holds its regular meetings at the New Cavendish Club in London three times a year. There is no need to book for these occasions - simply turn up and pay on the door. Meetings generally consist of a talk by a speaker from the publishing world - author, editor, publisher, agent, reviewer etc - or a Question and Answer session with an expert panel (for example an author, an editor and an agent). The business of the meeting usually lasts for an hour or so. It is followed by refreshments and a lot of catching-up chat!'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP511
Visits to Website364

Royal Society of Literature

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute, Somerset House, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 0RN, London
www.rslit.org/content/events
Open Lectures & Talks'The RSL hosts regular talks, discussions and readings ... Members of the public are also welcome to attend, and there will be up to 30 tickets for non-members at each event, which will be sold on the door on a first-come-first-served basis from 6 pm for £8 (£5 concessions).'
Named Lectures & TalksSkidelsky Lecture
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP586
Visits to Website545

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