(More comprehensive details of each event can be found at our News section)
Tuesday February 7
Charles Dickens’ Birthday Celebrations; come and enjoy a drink and piece of cake to celebrate Charles Dickens’ 205th birthday around his statue.
2.30pm: Corner of Dickens Drive and Loch Avenue, Centennial Parklands, Sydney.
Free, but please RVSP by 1/07/17 for catering purposes; email@example.com
Saturday February 11
NSWDS AGM + A talk by Dr. Rachel Franks; Steadily engaged in the service of the public
Friday March 10 – Sunday March 12
NSWDS Country Weekend; Dickens on Holidays at the Mercure Gerringong Resort, 1 Fern Street, Gerringong, NSW (2 hours south of Sydney).
Saturday April 8
A talk by Catherine du Peloux Menagé; Scents and Smells in the time of Dickens
Saturday June 10
A talk by Jacqui Newling; What shall we have for dinner?
Saturday August 12
A talk by Walter Mason; Oliver Twist; the NSW Dickens Society 2017 Book of the Year
Saturday October 14
A talk by Susan Butler; Dickens and the English Language
Our Book of the Year for 2017 is Oliver Twist
Meetings: 10am for 10.30am start at Sydney Room, City Tattersalls Club, 194 – 204 Pitt Street (near Market Street), Sydney. No bookings required. $5 entry fee for NSW Dickens Society members. $10 for non-members.
Save the date for a fantastic 2018 Event
Thursday October 25 – Tuesday, October 30 2018
Dickens Fellowship Annual Conference; Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections, Sydney, NSW. Sydney has been chosen to host this auspicious event. We are planning some fascinating talks, excursions and entertainment.
Please check our website https://dickenssydney.com/ closer to the date for further details.
Should last minute changes occur this program will be changed accordingly