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Further information about the Society, books and merchandise, and events, contact:

Peter Sisley
Ladywood Cottage
Baveney Wood
Cleobury Mortimer
DY14 8HZ
England.

info [at] housman-society [dot] co [dot] uk

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Founded
1973
TODAY
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Oct 2014
The Housman Society
Appreciating the Life and Works of Alfred Edward Housman
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Calendar of Events for 2013

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  • Sunday, 25 May 2014
    Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
    The Koetsveld Consort with John Cox, tenor and Sara Harris, piano
    Bethesda Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham
    Retiring Collection

  • Wednesday 28 May 2014, 5.30pm
    The Hay Festival of Literature
    THE HOUSMAN LECTURE
    The Name and Nature of Poetry
    David Edgar
    With illustrations ranging from Shakespeare to Sheridan, from Caryl Churchill and Howard Brenton to Oscar Wilde and Brian Friel, playwright David Edgar explores the poetry of plays.

  • Monday, 16 June 2014. 7.30pm
    St Laurence’s, Ludlow
    STEPHEN VARCOE
    Accompanied by Christina Lawrie the celebrated baritone commemorates the centenary of the Great War with a programme of song featuring Housman settings by Butterworth, Bax, Somervell, Moeran and Armstrong Gibbs and settings of Rupert Brooke and Siegfried Sassoon by Moeran, Gurney, Britten and Grainger. Ticket available on-line from the Ludlow Assembly Rooms. Further information from <admin [at] janeallsopp [dot] co [dot] uk>

  • Sunday 6 July 2014, 7.30pm
    Artrix, Slideslow Drive (off A38), Bromsgrove B60 1AX
    A.E. HOUSMAN – A BROMSGROVE LAD
    Promoted by The Housman Society as part of Bromsgrove Festival
    Polly Bolton and her Band with Michael Collie (narrator) and Emily Collie (reader) tell the Housman story from a Bromsgrove perspective. Tickets £10.00 (Students £3.00) from Artrix Box Office - 01527 577330 or via

  • Thursday 10 July 2014
    Housman Hall, Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove 10.00am
    WOMAN’S SUFFRAGE
    Jill Liddington and Elizabeth Oakley participate in a day on ‘Woman’s Suffrage in Bromsgrove’ as part of Bromsgrove Society’s Summer School. Elizabeth will be talking at 10.00am on “‘Separate Spheres’ versus ‘Votes for Women’” and Jill will follow at 11.35 talking about Laurence Housman and the Suffragette Boycott of the 1911 Census.

  • Thursday 7 August 2014
    Memorial Centre, Gerrards Cross
    AN INTRODUCTION TO A.E. HOUSMAN
    Julian Hunt will be running a course on A.E. Housman at the well organised Gerrards Cross Summer School, now in its 20th year. Lunch, lively company and a limit of 25 students. Full details will appear on the Gerrards Cross Summer School website:
For details of any of these events, please contact the society, details left.