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Susannah Fullerton receives two honours

Susannah Fullerton – Author, Lecturer, Literary Tour Leader, President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia and one of the founding members of the NSW Dickens Society – was leading twenty eight Australians on a literary tour of Ireland when she heard … Continue reading

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NSWDS June 2017 Meeting

President Louise Owens opened the meeting – attended by 63 members and friends  – drawing our attention to our new logo, followed by details of the confirmed plans for the Dickens Fellowship International Conference Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections to … Continue reading

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NSWDS April 2017 Meeting

Our second meeting for 2017 was packed to the rafters as 80 NSWDS members and friends gathered to hear Catherine du Peloux Menagé speak about Scents and Smells in the time of Dickens. But before Catherine’s talk NSWDS President Louise … Continue reading

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Scents and smells in the novels of Dickens

All Dickensians and friends are really looking forward to the meeting this coming Saturday 8 April, 10am which takes place at City Tatts, Pitt St, Sydney to hear more of the Scents and smells in the novels of Dickens. We … Continue reading

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NSW Dickens Society 8 April 2017: A talk by Catherine du Peloux Menagé; Scents and Smells in the time of Dickens

A talk by Catherine du Peloux Menagé; Scents and Smells in the time of Dickens. Dickens lived at a time when the rapid expansion and industrialisation of London was making the city an intolerable place to live for the less … Continue reading

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Dickens on Holiday CW Report

Nestled between the rolling green hills of the beautiful South Coast town of Gerringong, and the pounding surf of Werri Beach, sits the Mercure Gerringong Resort where our Country Weekend, exploring Dickens on Holidays took place over the weekend, 10-12 March, 2017. … Continue reading

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Dickens on Holidays Country Weekend

Dickens on Holidays Country Weekend at Mercure Gerringong Resort, 1 Fern Street, Gerringong, NSW Friday 10th March – Sunday 12th March 2017 Friday, 10th March: 2pm onwards: Guests can check in at reception. 3 – 5.50pm: Registration on East Terrace Verandah 6pm: … Continue reading

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