The Spring 2015 Beckford Society newsletter should have been received by members and is now available on the web site via the Newsletters tab on the Publications page.
A two day symposium, Recovering Fonthill 1560-2014, will be held at Central Saint Martins in London on Friday 12 September and at the Fonthill estate in Wiltshire on Saturday 13 September 2014. Click here for more information and registration instructions.
Please note for your diaries, the 2014 Annual General Meeting of The Beckford Society will be held on Saturday 31st May in Bath at the Holburne Museum. Full information will be circulated with the forthcoming Newsletter.
The Beckford Society’s Annual Lectures are available in a series of four volumes, including the most recent publication of the 2007-2010 lectures, edited by Bet McLeod. These are described on our Publications page, and may be obtained from the Society’s Secretary.
To be published in November 2013, CONVERSATIONS WITH BECKFORD reproduces in facsimile original articles from the New Monthly Magazine. The introduction and index of names is by JON MILLINGTON, author of William Beckford: A Bibliography (2008), and founding editor of the Beckford Journal. For more information or to order your copy, please download the order form.
Announcing this year’s Beckford Lecture & Dinner
Date: Tuesday 19th November
Lecturer: Charles Sebag-Montefiore FSA
Venue: The Travellers Club, London SW1