27 October 2012 - 9:45 am
27 October 2012 - 9:45 am

The Housman Society – The Housman Weekend


Saturday 27 October – Programme of Events
  9.45am An A to Z of A.E.H. – Linda Hart covers Housman’s Life in a 26 stop journey that will in turns be erudite and entertaining, serious and stimulating
  11.00am Coffee
  11.30am Introduction to Last Poems by Andrew Maund, followed by members’ reading of the poems to celebrate the collection’s 90th Anniversary
  1.00pm Lunch
  2.0pm Dear Mrs Ashbee – The Letters of Laurence Housman and Janet Ashbee. A performance created by Celia Jones and Pamela Marshall
  3.15pm Victorian Pessimism – talk by Nicholas Shrimpton, Emeritus Fellow Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
  4.15pm Tea
  4.45pm “I think I am in Love with A.E. Housman…..” Wendy Cope reads her own poems and A.E.H.’s poetry
  7.30pm Dinner
After coffee. A light-hearted look at Parodies, Light Verse and Worsewith Elizabeth Oakley

Full Weekend including 2 nights accommodation, 2 lunches, 2 dinners (all with wine), a concert and all events. £250.00 (positively no extras!)

As above but without accommodation £95.00

Individual packages arranged to suit delegates needs. Bookings & package request through

info [at] housman-society [dot] co [dot] uk