Author Archives: nswdickens

Another cracker of a Dickens/Brontë Christmas lunch!

On Saturday 1 December 2018 seventy members and guests of both the NSW Dickens Society and the Australian Brontë Association gathered together to celebrate a Victorian Christmas lunch in Cellos Grand Dining Room at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney. Opened … Continue reading

Posted in News, Special Events | Leave a comment

Boz in Oz conference

Our long awaited Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections conference is now over. We had Great Expectations for the 112th Dickens Fellowship International Conference – which began with a Reception at the Sydney Town Hall with Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore – and … Continue reading

Posted in Dickens Fellowship International Conferences, News | Leave a comment

2019 NSW Dickens Society Events

Books of the Year for 2019: American Notes (1842) and Pictures from Italy (1846) Meetings: 10am for 10.30am start at Nangamay Room (formerly Sydney Room) City Tattersalls Club, 194 – 204 Pitt Street (near Market Street), Sydney. No bookings required. $5 entry fee for NSW … Continue reading

Posted in Regular Events | Leave a comment

Our 2019 Weekend by the Seaside

Saturday, 18th May: The Dickensian Child: Angels, Innocence & Early Death – Walter Mason How did Dickens contribute to English myths of childhood? Many of the children in his books like Oliver Twist, Tiny Tim, Little Nell and Poor Jo … Continue reading

Posted in News, NSWDS Country Weekend, Special Events | Leave a comment

112th Dickens International Fellowship

Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections is about to commence! Registration begins from 3pm Thursday 25 October 2018!! We look forward to welcoming delegates from all over Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Sweden, UK & USA. Many thanks to … Continue reading

Posted in Dickens Fellowship International Conferences, News | Leave a comment

Thanks to Juvenilia Press

Thanks to our Sponsors Juvenilia Press which publishes early works by a variety of writers such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Lewis Carroll, Philip Larkin, Margaret Atwood and Charles Dickens. The scholarly editions of these early writings by children and adolescents (up … Continue reading

Posted in Dickens Fellowship International Conferences, News | Leave a comment

Thanks Jane Austen Society of Australia

Thanks to our conference Sponsor, the Jane Austen Society of Australia. A sister literary society, JASA is a member-based association bringing together lovers and admirers of Jane Austen. Wouldn’t Dickens be pleased to have a friend like Jane Austen! Jane … Continue reading

Posted in Dickens Fellowship International Conferences, News | Leave a comment