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November 2018

Exhibition: Lawrence of Oxford at Magdalen College

Wednesday 7th Nov 2018 - Wednesday 1st May 2019
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December 2018

Lecture: Lawrence of Arabia: Romantic, Orientalist, and Western Cultural Artefact

Wednesday 19th Dec 2018 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Council for British Research in the Levant, 10 Carlton House Terrace
Londson, SW1Y 5AH
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T E Lawrence played a central role in the outcome of the First World War in the Middle East. His own testimony in his famous war memoir Seven Pillars of Wisdom has now been ground-truthed by a ten-year archaeological field project. This provides a firmer base for examining his character, achievements, celebrity status, and endless cultural reconfiguration over the last century. These matters remain highly problematic, since Lawrence himself was both a Romantic and an Orientalist, and the many biographers, dramatists, and…

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February 2019

Memories from the Front Line

Thursday 28th Feb - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Knowledge Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Memoirs the Great War from Britain, France and Germany In the years following the Great War of 1914-18 numerous memoirs of the war were published in Britain, France and Germany, some becoming bestsellers. This talk by Jerry Palmer explores some of the most significant, such as Blunden's Undertones of War, Barbusse’s Under Fire and Jünger’s Storm of Steel and how they contributed to the collective memory and opinion of the war. The talk looks at the texts as autobiography and…

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March 2019

North West England Group visit to Staffordshire

Friday 22nd Mar - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
RAF Stafford, Beaconside
Stafford, ST18 0AQ United Kingdom
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T E LAWRENCE SOCIETY – ‘NORTH WEST GROUP’ DAY IN STAFFORDSHIRE  – FRIDAY 22nd MARCH 2019 SCHEDULE  Visit to RAF Stafford/ Beacon Barracks for an appointment at 10:00 am to see the ‘RAF Museum Reserve Collection’.    We will be able to see Lawrence’s gramophone record collection and get a general overview of the ‘Reserve Collection’ which serves the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.  One of our members who is attending has an extensive knowledge of the record collection.  …

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May 2019

London Group visit to Liddell Hart Archive

Wednesday 1st May
kings college, Strand
London, United Kingdom
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The Liddell Hart archive houses many papers and photos related to Liddell Hart and Lawrence. It is housed at Kings College in London.

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Lawrence’s air accident of 1919 in Rome

Friday 17th May - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Protestant cemetery rome, Italy + Google Map

This year marks 100 years since Lawrence's air accident in Rome, where the pilots Prince and Spratt died - A commemoration will be held at the Protestant Cemetery, in Rome on Friday 17 May at 11.00 am local time. More information from Amanda Thursfield, director of the cemetery = [email protected] and from Nicholas Stanley Price = [email protected]

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Society Lawrence Collection on show

Saturday 18th May - 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wareham Library wareham, Dorset United Kingdom + Google Map

The Society Lawrence collection of books and documents will be on show at Wareham Library on Saturday 18th May between 09.30 am and 12.00 pm. This collection was moved to Wareham Library some years back for safe keeping following a requirement to move from Oxford Library.

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Anniversary of Lawrence’s death

Sunday 19th May - 11:00 am - 11:30 am
moreton cemetary BH20 7NQ United Kingdom + Google Map

There will be the usual small ceremony at Lawrence's graveside in Moreton, with flowers and a reading. All are welcome and it is likely there will be some Brough's present also.

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September 2019

NW Group visit to Royal Welsh Fusiliers Museum, Wrexham

Tuesday 10th Sep - 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
wrexham United Kingdom + Google Map

The North West Group of the T E Lawrence Society are invited to visit the Reserve Collection of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum Trust at Wrexham Museum on Tuesday 10th September, 2019. Wrexham Museum opens at 10.00 am and members should arrive by 10.30 am. The morning session will concentrate on the archive’s collection relating to Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon and Walter Brook of the 25th Battalion, RWF, who Lawrence immortalised as “Stokes” in his memoirs and will look at…

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Society Day and AGM in Greenwich

Friday 27th Sep - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
greenwich, dreadnought walk
london, United Kingdom
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Our Society AGM Day this year will be in Greenwich, London, on 27th September 2019.  In the morning we are guests of the Palestine Exploration Fund as we view their varied collection of Lawrence memorabilia.  After a buffet lunch together (cost included), we will share Society news and plans in our Annual General Meeting. We invite you to join us for what promises to be a most enjoyable and interesting day.  The PEF was founded in 1865 and is the…

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