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NSWDS October 2018 meeting

Our October meeting, another well attended and interesting one, was opened by President Louise Owens. Louise spoke about the forthcoming conference – Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections – which is now sold out. However our forthcoming Christmas lunch, to be … Continue reading

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Dickens/Brontë Christmas lunch 2018

Do join Australian Brontë Association & NSW Dickens Society for Christmas lunch; a great way to end the year!

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Join us for our 6 October 2018 meeting

Saturday 6th October. A talk by Jennifer Ide; Charles Dickens at His ‘Little Kentish Freehold’ Jennifer is the Senior tour guide at Gad’s Hill Place – Charles Dickens’ last and favourite home at Higham in Kent, England – who will … Continue reading

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NSWDS August 2018 meeting

Our speakers for the well attended August meeting were Ilse Scheepers and Matthew Gain from Audible Australia whose company produce the world’s largest selection of audio books offering over 200,000 titles which are listened to on various devices. Ilse Scheepers, … Continue reading

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Join us for our 4 August 2018 meeting

Saturday 4th August A talk by Matthew Gain and Ilse Scheepers; Audible Dickens Matthew and Ilse are from Audible Australia (the world’s largest selection of audio books) and will talk about Dickens’ works being read on talking books, what makes … Continue reading

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NSWDS June 2018 Meeting

Our June meeting proved to be another extremely popular one.  Members, friends and visitors filled the room to capacity for a meeting which was presided over by NSWDS Secretary Catherine du Peloux Menagé. Once again member Kim Hapgood had produced … Continue reading

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NSWDS April 2018 Meeting

Around seventy members and guests gathered for our April meeting on a beautiful Sydney autumn day.  Member Kim Hapgood had produced booklets detailing the illustrations and the wrapper for the serialised numbers of our Book of the Year The Life and … Continue reading

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