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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
Sun 7th
Feb 2016
The Housman Society
Appreciating the Life and Works of Alfred Edward Housman
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Calendar of Events for 2016

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  • Wednesday 2 March 2016, 7.30pm
    Housman Hall, Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove
    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    The meeting will be followed by refreshments and wine. A talk to be announced will conclude the evening.

  • Tuesday 29 March 2016, 12.30pm
    By the statue in Bromsgrove High Street
    A.E.H. BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION
    Because A.E.H.'s birthday falls this year on Easter Saturday the annual ceremony is being held after Easter. It will be followed by a buffet lunch at Housman Hall by kind invitation of Peter Clague, Headmaster of Bromsgrove School. The Guest of the Day will be Dennis Norton, creator of Bromsgrove's Norton Collection.

  • Saturday 30 April 2016, 11.00am
    St Laurence's, Ludlow
    LUDLOW COMMEMORATION
    The ceremony by the plaque on the north wall will be followed by coffee in St Laurence's. Lunch will be held in the Charlton Arms, preceded by a presentation from Elizabeth Oakley and Andrew Maund on The Housman Family in Peace and War.

  • Tuesday 31 May 2016, 5.30pm
    The Hay Festival of Literature
    THE HOUSMAN LECTURE
    Peter Parker, whose book on Housman and Landscape will be published in 2016, will give the lecture.

  • Saturday 23 July
    SUMMER OUTING TYO WOODCHESTER
    A.E.H.'s mother came from Woodchester and he used to visit it as a child and found friendship with the Wise family, who moved into Woodchester House after William and Mary Housman had left. Full details will be given in the February Newsletter.
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