Meeting on Thurs 4th December 2014 Monday, Nov 17 2014 

We will be holding our Christmas party as usual  at 6.30pm at the B.M.I.  As at any of our meetings visitors are always welcome.


Meeting on Thursday 6th Nov 2014 Monday, Oct 13 2014 

It is almost a year ago now since we lost our most longstanding member, Margaret Line, and we will be reading some of her poems in memory of her.

Annual Outing. Monday, Sep 22 2014 

Our annual outing took place this year to Stoneleigh Abbey in August. It was a pity the new walkway was closed because of repairs to the bridge, but otherwise it was a really lovely place and it is understandable why it was so popular with Jane Austen.


Meeting on Thurs, October 2nd 2014 Monday, Sep 22 2014 

To be announced.

Meeting on Thursday Sept 4th Monday, Jul 7 2014 

This will be an A.G.M. and discussion eventing. There will be no meeting in August but our annual trip will be on Thursday August 7th. We will be going to Stoneleigh Abbey near Coventry, Stoneleigh Abbey being a place well known to Jane Austen. We will meet at the entrance to New St Station, between 10.15 and 10.30am.

Meeting on Thursday 3rd July 2014 Monday, Jun 9 2014 

Animals in literature — part 2

Annual Shakespeare dinner 2014 Monday, May 12 2014 


Our annual Shakespeare dinner, to celebrate  the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death on April 23th, was held in the afternoon of May 8th at Vintner’s restaurant in Stratford-upon-Avon.  We were joined by some members of the Dickens Fellowship and the Handsworth  Ladies Shakespeare Reading Group and we feel that having them with us made it even more of a special occasion.

Meeting at 6.30pm on Thurs 5th June 2014 Monday, May 12 2014 

A theme evening on animals in literature.

Meeting on Thursday May 1st 2014 Monday, Apr 7 2014 

There will be a talk on Paul Torday

Meeting on Thursday 3rd April 2014 Tuesday, Mar 11 2014 

A selection of poetry  Also a talk on the parents of the Bronte family.

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